Department of Labour (National): Overview | Western Cape Government

Department of Labour (National): Overview

The Department of Labour aims to play a significant role in reducing unemployment, poverty and inequality through a set of policies and programmes developed in consultation with social partners, which are aimed at:
  • improving economic efficiency and productivity
  • skills development and employment creation
  • sound labour relations
  • eliminating inequality and discrimination in the workplace
  • alleviating poverty in employment.

The Department is responsible for co-ordinating skills development and training through the various Sector Education and Training Authorities.


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