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18 July 2022

 

Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi and Deputy Minister Boitumelo Moloi to lead a joint blitz inspection focusing on different sectors around Potchefstroom in the North West Province.

 

Minister Thulas Nxesi and Deputy Minister Boitumelo Moloi, of the Department of Employment and Labour will from Wednesday to Friday, 20-22 July 2022, lead a team of inspectors in the North West Province on a mega blitz inspections targeting the Road freight and Logistics; Iron and Steel; and Manufacturing sectors around Potchefstroom in the JB Marks Municipality.

 

During these blitz inspections a number of workplaces and trucks will be inspected and the Department will be looking for compliance with Labour Legislation such as Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act, Unemployment Insurance (UI) Act, Compensation Fund (CF) Act, the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) and the National Minimum Wage Act.

 

These inspections are a joint operation with other Government Departments and stakeholders such as the Department of Home Affairs (DHA), South African Police Service (SAPS) and the National Bargaining Council for Road Freight and Logistics Industry (NBCRFLI) who will be assisting with enforcement of other disciplines in the above mentioned sectors.

 

Members of the media are invited as follows:

Date                : 20 July 2022

Time               : 08:30

Venue            : Potchefstroom Labour Centre, 9 Auto Ave, Potchefstroom

 

For RSVP and general enquiries contact:

Botsang Huma

Provincial Communications Officer (NW)

[email protected] / 082 497 7438

For media inquiries, kindly contact:

Sabelo Mali

Media Liaison Officer (Ministry)

0827295804/ [email protected]

or 

 Teboho Thejane

Departmental Spokesperson

082 697 0694/ [email protected]

 

-ENDS-

Issued by: Department of Employment and Labour

 

 

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