The Department of Labour publishes legislation that regulates labour practices and activities
The Department of Labour will play a significant role in reducing unemployment, poverty and inequality through a set of policies and programmes developed in consultation with social partners, which are aimed at:
- Improved economic efficiency and productivity
- Employment creation
- Sound labour relations
- Eliminating inequality and discrimination in the workplace
- Alleviating poverty in employment
The Department of Labour will strive for a labour market which is conducive to investment, economic growth, employment creationand decent work.
Regulate the South Africa labour market for a sustainable economy through:
- Appropriate legislation and regulations
- Inspection, compliance monitoring and enforcement
- Protection of human rights
- Provision of Employment Services
- Promoting equity
- Social and income protection
- Social dialogue.
- We treat employees with care, dignity and respect
- We respect and promote:
- Client centred services
- Integrity and ethical behaviour
- Learning and development
- We live the Batho Pele Principles
- We live the principles of the Department’s Service Charter
- We inculcate these values through our performance management system.