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IFP Private Members Bill: Employment Services Amendment Bill

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The purpose of the Bill is to amend the Employment Services Act, 2014 (“Principle Act”) with the intention to regulate the recruitment of foreign nationals in certain economic sectors and to strengthen the current regulatory framework regarding the recruitment of foreign nationals in the Republic.

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IFP Foreign Employment — Bill Coverage since 2020

Looking Into the Private Members Bill to Parliament by the IFP

"IFP President, Velenkosini Hlabisa joins Lukhona Mnguni to look into IFP’s proposed Employment Services Amendment Bill which seeks to limit the employment of foreign nationals in the country."

2022

27 January

2022

23 January

Foreign workers | Call to regulate employment numbers

"The IFP followed the trail and submitted a private member's Bill to Parliament to regulate the employment of foreign nationals across all sectors. Now human rights watch group Amnesty International is calling on politicians to stop blaming unemployment on foreigners in South Africa."

IFP punts bill to regulate employment of foreign nationals in South Africa

"The Inkatha Freedom Party has submitted a private members bill to Parliament to regulate the employment of foreign nationals. The party's Liezl van der Merwe spoke to #Newzroom405's Xoli Mngambi."

2022

20 January

2020

13 December

IFP proposes a bill that will prioritise the employment of South Africans over foreign nationals

"The IFP is proposing a bill that will prioritise the employment of South Africans over foreign nationals in certain sectors. The draft bill intends to regulate the recruitment of foreign nationals in certain economic sectors."

IFP proposes a quota system to deal with unemployment

"The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) is proposing a quota system on the employment of foreign nationals in South Africa. The party says the staggering number of unemployed people compels government to prioritise the 10.6 million jobless South Africans."

2020

22 January

2020

17 January

IFP to propose bill with quotas for employment of foreigners

"The Inkatha Freedom Party wants companies to employ mostly South Africans. The party says it will introduce a private members' bill to this effect in Parliament this year. The IFP says this would help lower the unemployment rate."