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

We treat employees with care, dignity and respectWe respect and promote:Client centred servicesAccountabilityIntegrity and ethical behaviourLearning and developmentWe live the Batho Pele PrinciplesWe live the principles of the Department’s Service CharterWe inculcate these values through our performance management system.