SADC Labour Law Guide
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Our latest project is the SADC Labour Law Guide. A customised resource that connects businesses, governments, and civil society to the laws and people they need to know.
What it is
The SADC Labour Law Guide is a groundbreaking online tool that provides access to information on fundamental rights, minimum standards legislation, labour institutions, foreign worker provisions, and social security provisions for all 15 SADC members in one central location online.
How it works
The Guide brings together all relevant labour law information for each of the 15 SADC member countries – from Angola to Zimbabwe - and allows users to deep dive into the laws of a specific country, compare any two countries, or get a comparative SADC view of a law, as well as download or share any specific information.
Who is it for
The SADC Labour law Guide is primarily targeted at servicing needs of:
When was it launched
The SADC Labour Law Guide was launched via a regional online event: 12 June 2020
Dr Agrgre Mlimuka - SPSF Chairperson
Mrs Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon – ILO Regional Director for Africa
Mpho Balopi – Minister of Employment, Labour Productivity
and Skills Development, Botswana
Ms Deborah France-Massin – Director, ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities
Mr Mthunzi Mdwaba – IOE Vice President to the ILO
Mr Maxwell Parakokwa – Senior Programme Officer – Employment Labour & Youth Directorate of Social & Human Development, SADC
Mr Kaiser Moyane – Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) Board Member
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