Department of Labour to unveil regulations on NMW exemptions

The Department of Labour is finalising the drafting of exemption regulations ahead of the enactment of the national minimum wage, Unathi Ramabulana, Deputy Director of Employment Standards Unit told workers.   Addressing a workers engagement/briefing session on the implementation of the national minimum wage (NMW) and amendments to the Basic Condition of Employment Act (BCEA)…

Implementation of the Workplace Based Learning Agreement Regulations

IMPLEMENTATION OF NEWLY PROMULGATED WORKPLACE BASED LEARNING PROGRAMME AGREEMENT REGULATION The Department of Higher Education and Training has promulgated the SETA workplace based learning programme agreement regulations, 2018 on Friday, 16 November 2018 in the Government Gazette No 42037. In preparation for the regulation coming into effect on Monday, 1 April 2019, merSETA wishes to…

Change of Guard at the Cape Chamber

The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry could not be in better hands, said Ms Janine Myburgh, the outgoing President, as she handed the reigns over to Mr Geoffrey Jacobs. Ms Myburgh served as president for five eventful years which saw a rise in the Chamber’s profile. This was confirmed by independent research which found…

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Update: (FASSET ) Finance and Accounting Services Sector Education and Training Authority

Update: FASSET COMMUNICATION On 23 January 2019   Mandatory Grant   The submission of an Annual Training Report (ATR) 2018/19 combined with the Skills Development Plan 2017/2018 allows employers to claim 20% of their Skills Development Levy (SDL) paid to Fasset. This grant may be claimed for any training planned and undertaken in the firm,…

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Call for Applications for MQA and CATHSSETA Discretionary Grants (2019 – 2020)

The Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA) and The Culture, Arts, Tourism, Hospitality and Sport Sector Education and Training Authority (CATHSSETA) invite MQA and CATHSSETA registered levy-paying employers with adequate and appropriate infrastructure, as well as human resources which will enable implementation of learning Programmes or Projects to apply for discretionary funding. Employers and other stakeholders in the sectors…