Government, labour, business and community representatives in the National Economic Development and Labour Council (NEDLAC) have signed off on two pieces of draft legislation which could have a fundamental impact on industrial development, economic growth and trade. One of the proposed pieces of legislation – the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Bill – would allow for
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The Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) lodged a section 77 application with the National Economic Development and Labour Council (NEDLAC) last year relating to the e-tolling issue. The NEDLAC section 77 committee considered the Cosatu notice and despite extensive discussions, the matter could not be resolved as the various parties – government, labour, civil
Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan briefed senior leaders at NEDLAC on the recent Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS ) where he outlined its expenditure plans. Nedlac Executive Director, Alistair Smith said the meeting was fruitful and positive, particularly given government’s increased social spending path. “It is clear that government is committed to maintaining a balance
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Wednesday night asserted that the National Economic Development and Labour Council (NEDLAC) should be the focal point for some of the hard conversations that needed to take place in the country in the post-Marikana period. Speaking during a panel discussion at the Gordon Instituteof Business Science in Johannesburg on
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