Wage Negotiations Update: SEIFSA AND NUMSA CONCLUDE HISTORIC AGREEMENT IN RECORD TIME

After three formal engagements SEIFSA and NUMSA have concluded the terms of ahistoric three-year wage agreement for the period 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2027.Following a bruising round of wage negotiations in 2021 which peaked in a three-weekstrike costing the industry in excess of R600 million rand per day in lost revenue, thisyear’s agreement…

2024 Wage Negotiations Update

”With South Africa’s economic outlook unlike any experienced before, the time wasripe for parties to work together and more so, in the area of industrial policy, toconstruct a collective agreement that quickly and with minimal angst and anxietysettles the vexed issue of wages and brings all stakeholders together to jointlyformulate a framework focused on re-building…

Minister republishes regulations for EE sector targets

To recap, on 14 April 2023, President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the Employment EquityAmendment Act 4 of 2022 into law, amending the Employment Equity Act of 1998. Theamendments empower the Minister to identify and set employment equity numerical targetsfor each national economic sector.On Friday, 12 May 2023, the Minister published the draft five-year sectoral numerical targetsfor…

Submission Deadline: Annual Placement Report for 2023 – April 30, 2024

Private Employment Agencies (PEA) and Temporary Employment Services (TES) must comply with DEL registration requirements by submitting an annual report on their placements. This obligation is in accordance with the Skills Development Act no. 97 of 1998, Regulation No. 608 of 2000, sub-regulation 5(12). Reports should cover data for the Jan – Dec period and…

2024/25 Discretionary Grant Funding Window: Call for Applications

The Services Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA) a statutory body established interms of the Skills Development Act, 1998 (Act 97 of 1998), invites eligible stakeholders andentities that falls within the services sector to apply for Discretionary Grant funding forProfessional, Vocational, Technical and Academic Learning (PIVOTAL) and StrategicProgrammes. This grant is aimed at addressing the…