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Department of Labor

A department of the United States government that is responsible for enforcement of laws regulating workplace conditions, minimum wages, and other federal labor laws. It is also administers unemployment insurance and collects some economic statistics, particularly regarding unemployment.
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Employers and employer organisations in all sectors of our economy are invited to attend this august occasion to equip themselves on labour legislation as well as processes and procedures they need to follow as they do business with the Department of Labour.
The Department of Labours facilitation of these type initiatives will continue into the year as the goal of decreasing levels of unemployment will be successfully achieved through these strategic programmes.
The campaign is used as one of many pro-active mechanisms the Department of Labour has adopted to try and speed up service delivery and ensure the livelihoods of our clients are maintained at all material times.
The public can contact the Department of Labours Provincial Office on 031 366 2000 for service related enquiries.
There will also be speakers from the Department of Labours two entities - the Unemployment Insurance Fund, the Compensation Fund, the Occupational Health and Safety unit, the International Labour Organisation, employer organisation and labour federations.
In the process of the investigation the Department of Labour will be securing the support of the International Labour Organisation to share its wisdom on the international best practices.
He notably, started his career in the public service in 1998 as an inspector in the Department of Labour before joining the Department of Public Works as Control Inspector Occupational Health and Safety.
The Department of Labour is to host a domestic workers Imbizo in which issues such as working conditions, minimum wages, registration for Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF), and extension of other social security matters will receive centre stage.
The month-long farmworkers minimum wage review public hearings being hosted by the Department of Labour to quell violent strikes in the farming sector will wind-up this week with three last sessions.

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