Fasset's ORT Siyaphambili Work Readiness programme is addressing the problem of qualified people still being unable to find work. The programme aims to enhance their employability with the addition of skills that are currently in demand.
Who is really the employer in a triangular employment relationship, and how do we ensure that atypical workers can still earn a decent wage? These are some of the issues addressed by Minister of Labour, Membathisi Mdladlana in his address to the Irasa national conference.
Discussions on employment equity and affirmative action often end without agreement - even about the terms being used. A new work by Professor Harish Jain provides some valuable guidance on dealing with these issues.