Department Of Labour

Department Of Labour

Department Of Labour. The Department of Labour is the department of the South African government responsible for matters related to employment, including industrial relations, job creation, unemployment insurance and occupational health and safety.
 
The Department of Labour publishes legislation that regulates labour practices and activities

 Activities

The Department of Labour will 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:

  • Improved economic efficiency and productivity
  • Employment creation
  • Sound labour relations
  • Eliminating inequality and discrimination in the workplace
  • Alleviating poverty in employment

Vision

The Department of Labour will strive for a labour market which is conducive to investment, economic growth, employment creationand decent work.

Mission

Regulate the South Africa labour market for a sustainable economy through:

  • Appropriate legislation and regulations
  • Inspection, compliance monitoring and enforcement
  • Protection of human rights
  • Provision of Employment Services
  • Promoting equity
  • Social and income protection
  • Social dialogue.

Values

  • We treat employees with care, dignity and respect
  • We respect and promote:
    • Client centred services
    • Accountability
    • Integrity and ethical behaviour
    • Learning and development
  • We live the Batho Pele Principles
  • We live the principles of the Department’s Service Charter
  • We inculcate these values through our performance management system.

Contact Details of Labour Head Office

Operating Hours:
07:30 to 16:00, Monday to Friday.
Telephone Number(s): (012) 309 4000
Fax Number(s): (012) 320 2059
Street Address:
Laboria House
215 Francis Baard Street
PRETORIA
Postal Address:
Private Bag X117
PRETORIA
0001
Email Address: dol.customercare@labour.gov.za