Department of Employment and Labour
|Jurisdiction||Government of South Africa|
|Annual budget||R1,981 million (2011/12)|
|Deputy Minister responsible|
The Department of Employment and 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 29 May 2019[update] the Minister of Employment and Labour is Thembelani Thulas Nxesi. In the 2011/12 budget the department had a budget of R1,981 million and a staff complement of 3,490 civil servants.