Sunday
22:48:11
June
05 2022

Employment and Labour on Workers Month Inspection campaign

Workers Month Inspection campaign nets scores of non-compliant employers found to be in contravention of labour laws in Free State

View 665

word 310 read time 1 minute, 33 Seconds

Department of Employment and Labour inspectors in the Free State issued a total of 346 notices to employers for non-compliance during the Workers’ Month campaign.

Inspection and Enforcement Services Unit concluded the May month inspection campaign across the Free State province on 31 May 2022. The campaign has proven to be a resounding success as the inspectorate continues to close net on non-compliant employers.

A series of inspections were undertaken throughout the month of May in all sectors namely; Wholesale & Retail, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Hospitality, Construction, Road Freight and Logistics, as well as businesses owned by foreign nationals. This was aimed at testing the levels of compliance by employers with various labour laws, register incidents of occupational health and safety, promote health and safety in the workplace.

Out of a total of 652 businesses inspected, 131 businesses were found to be in contravention of the following legislations; Basic Conditions of Employment Act, Employment Equity Act, Unemployment Insurance Act, Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act, Compensation for Occupational Injuries & Diseases Act and Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Three hundred and forty-six (346) notices were subsequently issued to these businesses for non-compliance.

Provincial Chief Inspector Mr Manelisi Luxande said, “this campaign was a great success, however, there were also some challenges identified during the execution of the inspections”.

He listed these challenges as – hostile reception by some employers, frustrations relating to access to business premises and attempts to interfere with the duties of labour inspectors.

Nevertheless, these challenges were promptly dealt with, and therefore did not deter the department in ensuring compliance and enforcement of labour laws at workplaces, said Luxande.

The inspection operations led by the department will continue beyond the month of May in keeping with the department’s Annual Performance Plan.

Source by Redazione


LSNN is an independent editor which relies on reader support. We disclose the reality of the facts, after careful observations of the contents rigorously taken from direct sources, we work in the direction of freedom of expression and for human rights , in an oppressed society that struggles more and more in differentiating. Collecting contributions allows us to continue giving reliable information that takes many hours of work. LSNN is in continuous development and offers its own platform, to give space to authors, who fully exploit its potential. Your help is also needed now more than ever!

In a world, where disinformation is the main strategy, adopted to be able to act sometimes to the detriment of human rights by increasingly reducing freedom of expression , You can make a difference by helping us to keep disclosure alive. This project was born in June 1999 and has become a real mission, which we carry out with dedication and always independently "this is a fact: we have never made use of funds or contributions of any kind, we have always self-financed every single operation and dissemination project ". Give your hard-earned cash to sites or channels that change flags every time the wind blows , LSNN is proof that you don't change flags you were born for! We have seen the birth of realities that die after a few months at most after two years. Those who continue in the nurturing reality of which there is no history, in some way contribute in taking more and more freedom of expression from people who, like You , have decided and want to live in a more ethical world, in which existing is not a right to be conquered, L or it is because you already exist and were born with these rights! The ability to distinguish and decide intelligently is a fact, which allows us to continue . An important fact is the time that «LSNN takes» and it is remarkable! Countless hours in source research and control, development, security, public relations, is the foundation of our basic and day-to-day tasks. We do not schedule releases and publications, everything happens spontaneously and at all hours of the day or night, in the instant in which the single author or whoever writes or curates the contents makes them public. LSNN has made this popular project pure love, in the direction of the right of expression and always on the side of human rights. Thanks, contribute now click here this is the wallet to contribute


Similar Articles / Employme... campaign