Mildred Oliphant takes over her portfolio at a time that her department is without a director general. Jimmy Manyi was suspended in June by Oliphant’s predecessor, Membathisi Mdladlana, over the remarks he allegedly made at a meeting with officials from the Norwegian embassy on black economic empowerment.

Among the minister’s challenges will be the issues of labour brokers, workplace safety and calls for a mmore flexible labour environment.

For further information on any labour related matters, you can contact
Bernard Reisner:

W.Tel no.: 021-4233959
Fax: 021-4232105
Cell: 0824338714