Parliamentarian & Chairperson Portfolio Committee Labour: Lumka Yengeni
This week we are joined by Ms Lumka Yengeni – Parliamentarian and Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Labour. Our conversation centres on labour issues particularly legislation and the implementation of it. We discuss the introduction of the national minimum wage in South Africa; amendments to the labour relations act to ensure all people are equal before the law – to help overcome discriminatory practices; and transformation in the workplace – with respect to women accessing and occupying senior positions. We highlight the need for education and continuous training to up-skill and empower women in the workforce. Tune in for more….