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Temporary employment service (Labour Brokers) in South Africa and Namibia

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dc.contributor.author Van Eck, B P Stefan
dc.date.accessioned 2011-04-04T09:18:19Z
dc.date.available 2011-04-04T09:18:19Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.citation Van Eck. B.P.S. 2010. Temporary employment service (Labour Brokers) in South Africa and Namibia. Potchefstroom electronic law journal (PELJ) = Potchefstroomse elektroniese regsblad (PER), 13(2): 107-126 [http://www.nwu.ac.za/p-per/index.html] en
dc.identifier.issn 1727-3781
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10394/4080
dc.description.abstract South Africa currently allows labour broking although this area of commerce is problematic. The trade union movement, government and organised business are presently debating the future regulation of this industry. Namibia has experimented with, and failed, to place a legislative ban on labour broking. The Supreme Court of Appeal of Namibia considered International Labour Organisation conventions and provisions of their Constitution before concluding that labour broking should be regulated but not prohibited. In this article it is argued that South African policy makers can gain valuable insights from the Namibian experience. It is submitted that it would be appropriate for Parliament to take cognisance of international and foreign principles and to accept amendments that would provide for stricter regulation for labour broking, rather than placing an outright ban on this economic activity. Keywords: Africa en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus), Faculty of Law en
dc.subject Africa Personnel Services en
dc.subject ILO Convention 181 of 1997 en
dc.subject Labour broker en
dc.subject Labour hire en
dc.subject Right to choose trade en
dc.subject Occupation or profession freely en
dc.subject Temporary employment service en
dc.title Temporary employment service (Labour Brokers) in South Africa and Namibia en
dc.type Article en


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