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Labour Broking in the News - August 2012

28 August 2012   (0 Comments)
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Rights of labour broking worker recognised
Legalbrief (subscription)
While amendments to the laws on regulating labour brokers are far from finalisation, the Department of Labour has said it was happy the courts were extending protection to vulnerable workers in labour broking arrangements, notes a Business Day report.

Dept of Labour brokers Marikana peace accord discussions
Bizcommunity.com
Dept of Labour brokers Marikana peace accord discussions. 27 Aug 2012 13:29Submit a commentBizLike. According to Moneyweb, the week of national mourning and the moving memorial events at Marikana on Thursday, have been vital in bringing calm, ...

IOL Mobile News Zuma link to labour broking
Zuma link to labour broking. 26 August | 1247. pic. By MARIANNE MERTEN. North West Amid one of SA's worst labour disputes it has emerged that a company with ...

Zuma link to labour broking Business News | IOL Business | IOLcoza
This comes against the background of mining insiders including the National Union of MineworkersNUM admitting that labour broking is rife in the industry ...

Hundreds of labour brokers close shop | Global Advisors
Adcorp economist Loane Sharp's research shows the number of private employment agencies, or labour brokers, fell from 3,234 in 2010 to 2,685 last year ...

Hundreds of labour brokers close shop | Durban
ALMOST 550 labour broker agencies have closed down since the government began clamping down on them... | Durban.

Hundreds of labour brokers close shop - BDlive
ALMOST 550 labour broker agencies have closed down since the government began clamping down on them according to research by Adcorp the biggest labour ...

  labour broking
The proposed changes to the Labour Relations Act (LRA) regarding labour brokers, or 'temporary employment services (TES)' to give them their official name , ...


Labour Broking - Employment and HR - South Africa
20 Aug 2012 - South Africa - Employment and HR - Labour Broking - Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs - The proposed changes to the Labour Relations Act (LRA) ...

Mmegi Online Officers contradict Batshu on labour brokers
The Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs says there are no labour brokers in the country because the Employment Act does not use that language.

No Evidence of 'Massive' Casual Layoffs
AllAfrica.com
This includes 20 workers from Edu Letu, 14 from Africa Personnel Services (APS) and "not more than ten each" from two other labour brokers, Shinguadja said. However, the employees from APS who might be retrenched are all office managers and not ...

Labour watch
Leadership Magazine
On at least the front of so-called Temporary Employment Services (TES) or labour brokers, the debate seems to be heading in the direction of some national consensus or at least workable compromises. On others, like how to deal with specifically youth ...

Call to regulate labour brokers
Leadership Magazine
Labour broking fills the pockets of labour brokers at the expense of the employee while the client gets the fruit of the employee's labour leaving the employee with no protection under labour laws, he said. "It would be better to live with more ...

Labour brokers
Leadership magazine online site. Leadership is South Africa's top award winning business publication, including PICA awards for Magazine of the Year, ...

New Era Labour brokers should see new law positively

WINDHOEK - Labour hire agencies should not view the LabourAmendment Act of 2012 negatively, but should rather "clear up the mess and correct the injustice” ...

 

allAfricacom Namibia Labour Brokers Should See New Law Positively
allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience.

COSATU maintains the call for a complete ban on labour brokers...
On COSATU`s call for a ban on labour broking. COSATU notes that various media reports on its submission to the Labour Portfolio Committee on the labour law ...

Labour law changes 'keep employers flexible'
Independent Online
With regard to labour brokers or temporary employment service providers (TESs), which are generally vehemently opposed to the amendments, Benjamin argued that the proposed legislation would see "the structure and effect” of the existing legislation ...

Cosatu still wants labour broking ban
ITWeb
"This is notwithstanding the fact that we maintain our fundamental stance that there should be a complete and full ban on the practice of labour broking, with an emphasis on the bipartite employment contractual relationship between the worker and the ...

Study vindicates labour brokers
iAfrica.com
A study about young job seekers has found that temporary employment services - usually referred to as labour brokers - play a big role in helping unskilled and inexperienced workers find employment. The study by the Centre for Development Enterprise ...

Labour brokers created unequal playing field
Informante
SOME stakeholders in Walvis Bay's fishing industry were battling it out this week to come to grips with the implications of the new amendment to the Labour Act of 2007 that came into force on 1 August. The Act requires all industries to pay and treat ...

Labour Laws are Being Circumnavigated Using Labour Brokers
Books LIVE (blog)
Labour Law Rules! Labour Appeal Court Judge President Dunstan Mlambo has expressed his concern over the use of labour brokers. The Mail & Guardian's Ahmed Areff reported that employers are making use of brokers to circumnavigate labour laws which ...

COSATU comments on business opposition to Labour Bills
Politicsweb
Notwithstanding our fundamental problems about the retention of labour brokers as well as further outstanding concerns relating to industrial action and probation, we welcome the general thrust of the Bills. We believe that these lay the foundations ...

Don't underestimate the usefulness of labour brokers - Business Day
Don't underestimate the usefulness of labour brokers. by Ann Bernstein and Antony Altbeker, 2012-08-08 07:13:35.0 | 0 Comments. To view articles on BDlive, ...

Labour broking underestimated
iAfrica.com
Labour brokers' usefulness underestimated · › Lights farce claims nine lives. To begin answering this question, the Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) recently commissioned research into some of the ways in which people find work in South Africa.

Cruelty of labour broking is unforgivable - Post | IOL.co.za
With women being the hardest hit by the cruelty of labour brokerage, Parliament must use the celebration of women's month to approve a stringent mechanism to ...

labour brokers « Automobil
The results of our July poll on labour brokers makes for interesting reading. Contrary to what many believe, Automobil voters are generally of the opinion that ...

SA 'heading for trouble' over jobs
East Coast Radio
"Allowing labour brokers to continue to place workers in terrible and uncertain working conditions on the contention that 'half-a-loaf is better than none' will only serve to alienate the working class and harden the attitudes of unions with labour..

Expert welcomes amendments on labour brokers

Legalbrief (subscription)
Proposed labour legislation amendments regarding labour brokers have been welcomed by labour law expert, Professor Paul Benjamin. According to a Sake24 report, Benjamin was a co-writer of the damning study on the previous round of amendments, but ...

SABC News.com - Revisit the LRA and register Labour Brokers...
The Judge President of the Labour Appeal Court, Justice Dunstan Mlambo, has called for the review of the LRA to protect vulnerable workers in triangular ...

Cosatu Ready For Regulating Than Banning Labour Brokers
Cape Town - Cosatu on Tuesday conceded it had lost its long-running battle with the ruling party for an outright ban on labour brokers. "In relation to labour ...

Cruelty of labour broking is unforgivable
Independent Online
With women being the hardest hit by the cruelty of labour brokerage, Parliament must use the celebration of women's month to approve a stringent mechanism to tightly regulate this practice, argues Thabo Masombuka. The unregulated nature of labour ...

Politicsweb - Labour brokers an important route into formal ...
Labour brokers an important route into formal employment - CDE. Centre for Development and Enterprise. 02 August 2012. Report finds that such firms provide ...

SA firms avoid labour laws: Mlambo
Citizen
Many companies in South Africa use labour brokers to circumvent labour laws, Labour Appeal Court Judge President Dunstan Mlambo said on Wednesday. 01 August 2012 | AHMED AREFF. null. Not rated yet. JOHANNESBURG - "Many firms have... adopted ...

ICosatu isabisa ngesitekela ngolwama-Labour Brokers
Independent Online
"Asikashintshi ekutheni kumele aqedwe ama-Labour Brokers ngoba asidalela izinkinga ngokuphatha abasebenzi njengezigqila. Izinkampani eziningi ziqhubeka nokuxhaphaza abasebenzi zisebenzisa lolu hlelo lokuqasha. Uma uhulumeni eqhubeka ...

Judge slates companies over labour practises
Sowetan
Many companies in South Africa use labour brokers to circumvent labour laws, says Labour Appeal Court Judge President Dunstan Mlambo. "Many firms have... adopted strategies and tactics to avoid labour laws,” he told a labour law conference in ...

Revisit the LRA and register Labour Brokers – Labour Appeal Court
South African Broadcasting Corporation
A triangular employment relationship involves three parties: the labour broking firm; the casual worker and the client firm or enterprise. The relationship between the labour brokering firm and the client enterprise is a commercial one and falls ...

Labour brokers an important route into formal employment - CDE
Politicsweb
Labour brokers an important route into formal employment - CDE. Centre for Development and Enterprise. 02 August 2012. Report finds that such firms provide an important bridge for unskilled youth into work. Centre for Development and Enterprise, Routes ...

Cosatu concedes defeat on labour brokers - South Africa | Moneyweb
Losing a long-running battle for an outright ban on labour brokers. ..."In relation to labour broking we were not successful in getting an agreement," the labour ...

Youth study vindicates SA's labour brokers
Business Day
A STUDY about young job seekers has found that temporary employment services — usually referred to as labour brokers — play a big role in helping unskilled and inexperienced workers find employment. The study by the Centre for Development Enterprise ...

Cosatu bails on labour brokers
iAfrica.com
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) admitted it had lost the battle to have labour brokers banned, but reminded African National Congress (ANC) MPs in Parliament yesterday about its agreement with the party over changes to the Labour ...

Need to re-evaluate labour laws: Judge president
Jacaranda 94.2
The Judge President wants all labour brokers to the registered, for the country to break the circle of workers being exploited. Mlambo said this will ensure both the broker and the client are liable for compliance with the employer's obligations under the labour ...

Cosatu concedes on labour brokers
Legalbrief (subscription)
'In relation to labour broking, we were not successful in getting an agreement for a complete and full ban,' she said, but added the ANC had agreed to 'address residual contractual issues between the broker and the true employer'. Cosatu argued that the ...

Trade Unions want total ban on labour broking in South Africa – -
Parliament's Labour Portfolio Committee heard submissions last week regarding changes to labour broking / staffing agency employment law. Trade unions ...

Labour brokers here to stay, but tough rules loom - IOL | Pretoria News
LABOUR brokers are here to stay, but face far tougher regulations. This emerged during public submissions to the portfolio committee on labour on proposed ...

Mlambo: SA Firms use labour brokers to dodge labour laws | Metro ...
Many companies in South Africa use labour brokers to circumvent labour laws, Labour Appeal ...

Cosatu concedes defeat on labour brokers | Global Advisors
Cosatu conceded on Tuesday it had lost its long-running battle with the ruling party for an outright ban on labour brokers. This news article is syndicated from the ...

Companies use brokers to avoid labour laws, says judge
Mail & Guardian Online
"Many firms have ... adopted strategies and tactics to avoid labourlaws," the judge president told a labour law conference in Johannesburg on Wednesday. "These strategies include outsourcing, the use of fixed-term contracts, temporary and part-time ...

SA firms avoid labour laws: Mlambo
Independent Online
Johannesburg - Many companies in South Africa use labour brokers to circumvent labour laws, Labour Appeal Court Judge President Dunstan Mlambo said on Wednesday. "Many firms have... adopted strategies and tactics to avoid labour laws,” he told a ...

Cosatu admits ANC won labour brokers battle Mail & Guardian Online
In relation to labour broking we were not successful in getting an agreement the labour federation's parliamentary representative Prakashnee Govender told ...

Jardine Lloyd Thompson finalises BEE deal
Fin24
Cosatu has conceded it had lost its long-running battle with the ruling party for an outright ban on labour brokers. Share line Email Print. Johannesburg - Risk and brokerage firm Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT SA) has concluded a broad based economic ...

BusinessDay Cosatu gives up on ban on labour brokers for now
Trade union federation says ban on labour brokers remains its goal and reminds African National Congress MPs of their agreement on changes to Labour ...

Labour brokers here to stay IOL News | IOLcoza
South Africa's Premier Online News Source. Discover the world of IOL, News South Africa, Sport, Business, Financial, World News, Entertainment, Technology, ...

Cosatu concedes defeat on labour brokers Sowetan LIVE
Union federation had believed it could press the ANC into an outright ban.

BusinessDay Cosatu gives up on ban on labour brokers for now
THE Congress of South African Trade UnionsCosatu admitted it had lost the battle to have labour brokers banned but reminded African National CongressANC MPs ...

Cosatu concedes defeat on labour brokers : SABreakingNews
Cosatu concedes defeat on labour brokers http://t.co/LGrLNsDv by SABreakingNews 230351534645448705.

Cosatu concedes defeat on labour brokers Business News | IOL ...
Parliament Cape Town Cosatu conceded on Tuesday it had lost its longrunning battle with the ruling party for an outright ban on labour brokers ...

Cosatu concedes defeat on labour brokers Times LIVE
Cosatu on Tuesday conceded it had lost its long-running battle with the ruling party for an outright ban on labour brokers.




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