Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Labour.

Pension Fund for Domestic Workers Under Consideration

Department of Labour

Labour minister Mildred Oliphant hinted at further improvements in the working conditions of domestic workers.

In a written reply to a question in parliament, the minister said she had approved a proposed bill to be submitted to cabinet which amended the Compensation Fund Act to include domestic workers.

Scrap Metal Export Control Guidelines Tweaked

Department of Economic Development

Amended export control guidelines on the exportation of ferrous and non-ferrous waste and scrap have been published in Government Gazette 37992.

The International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) was instructed by the economic development minister Ebrahim Patel in 2013 to put export control guidelines for scrap metal in place.

Post-School System Under the Microscope

Department of Higher Education and Training

Higher education and training minister Blade Nzimande has called for comment on a proposed policy for differentiation in the post-school system.

According to a notice in the Government Gazette (37997 / 717 of 15 September 2014) interested institutions, persons and organisations are invited to comment within 31 days of the publication of the Gazette.