Tag Archives: workers

17 May|Energy choices and the protection of workers interests in South Africa

The Integrated Energy Plan has been published for public comment and analysis. All stakeholders have been engaging on South Africa’s energy mix, and how it will contribute to sustainable development. Friedrich Ebert Stiftung South Africa will be partnering with both the National Union of Mineworkers and the Sam Tambani Research Institute to discuss the future of energy planning in SA. The focus will be on employment, the just transition and workers interests.

6 Apr|Migrant workers in the South African hospitality sector: A consultative training workshop on organising strategies and tools

There are 1,2 million migrant workers in South Africa, representing 4% of the labour market, The majority of these are from the region and are employed in precarious and low incomes sectors such as domestic work, agriculture and construction (Statistics South Africa 2012).

Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) Workplace Restructuring

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung South Africa and the Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) will be partnering in a Workplace Production Systems Pilot Study on 15 – 19 June 2015 in Cape Town. Presented by Ralph Hensel and Konrad Siegel of Germany, topics include Measuring Productivity and Work Study Methods, Introduction to Work Organisational Concepts, Work Structurization, Workplace Design and Ergonomics.