Department of Labour (South Africa)

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Department of Labour
Department overview
Type Department
Jurisdiction Government of South Africa
Headquarters
25°44′59″S 28°11′20″E / 25.74972°S 28.18889°E / -25.74972; 28.18889
Employees 3,490 (2010/11)
Annual budget R1,981 million (2011/12)
Minister responsible Mildred Oliphant, Minister of Labour
Department executive Nkosinathi Nhleko, Director-General: Labour
Child agencies Advisory Council for Occupational Health and Safety
Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration
Commission for Employment Equity
Compensation Board
Employment Conditions Commission
National Economic Development and Labour Council
Productivity South Africa
Unemployment Insurance Fund
Key documents Labour Relations Act, 1995
Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997
Employment Equity Act, 1998
Unemployment Insurance Act, 1996
Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993
Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993
Website www.labour.gov.za

The Department of Labour is the department of the South African government responsible for matters related to employment, including industrial relations, job creation, unemployment insurance and occupational health and safety.

As of 2012 the Minister of Labour is Mildred Oliphant. In the 2011/12 budget the department had a budget of R1,981 million and a staff complement of 3,490 civil servants.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vote 18: Labour". Estimates of National Expenditure 2011. Pretoria: National Treasury. 23 February 2011. ISBN 978-0-621-39863-2. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 

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