Department of Labour hosts Taxi Sector Summit in the Eastern Cape

NOVEMBER 24, 2014

The Department of Labour’s Inspection and Enforcement Services will host a Taxi Summit on the 26 November 2014 at the International Convention Centre in East London.

The Department of Labour has seen it imperative that it hosts the summit to address the experiences regarding implementation of the latest version of legislation & policies of Sectoral Determination which regulates minimum wages, and conditions of employment for the workers in the Taxi Industry. Furthermore, the Department will address the requirements & Benefits of unemployment insurance’s U-filling, registration and contribution and effectiveness of reporting occupational injuries & diseases in the Taxi Sector.

“Rights of employees and employers in the Taxi Sector throughout the country are protected by Act no 75 of 1997, Basic Conditions of Employment Act. The department, by hosting this seminar, aims at ensuring that those rights are not infringed and that compliance with labour legislations is encouraged”, said Eastern Cape Chief Director: Provincial Operations, Mr Bheki Gama.


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