South Africa’s Job Targets Welcomed

The International Labour Organisation welcomes South Africa’s job creation targets

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has praised South Africa’s decision to set job creation targets.

However, ILO is concerned that the country remains internationally uncompetitive, particularly against the Asian countries against which it competes with in terms of labour.

ILO South African director, Vic van Vuuren, says that amendments to SA’s labour legislation are taking too long to be finalised. Van Vuuren further states that the country’s labour laws do not require overhauls but rather that business and the government focus more directly on job creation.

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