Expanded Public Works Programme

 
CCMA case increases from national minimum wage
CCMA case increases from national minimum wage
“We are really battling to cope,” says executive director of the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), Cameron...
Still on temporary contracts after 12 years
Still on temporary contracts after 12 years
For the past 12 years, about 150 people have swept the streets and cleared blocked drains in Uitenhage and Motherwell. They work in a government-funded programme administered by the Eastern Cape Department of Transport. But despite their long service, they are still casual workers on...
Upwards and Out for Mayor Gumede?
Upwards and Out for Mayor Gumede?
The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal may move its corruption-accused mayor, Zandile Gumede, to the provincial legislature. The move is an attempt to resolve...
Public works programme leaves workers vulnerable
Public works programme leaves workers vulnerable
The Expanded Public Works Programme has created more than a million jobs but because these are temporary, workers complain they are left barely...
Entitlement conspires with Public Works
Entitlement conspires with Public Works
They came into my yard; a pair of them in orange overalls. They knocked so softly that had I not seen them enter I would not have heard it. "We are...
Public works jobs programme exceeds targets
Public works jobs programme exceeds targets
Government's expanded public works programme (EPWP) has created more than 600 000 job opportunities in the 2010/11 financial year, the...
DA: The politically connected get the jobs
DA: The politically connected get the jobs
Government's expanded public works programme benefits those with political connections, not the poor, Democratic Alliance (DA) MP James Masango...
Decent work for all?
Decent work for all?
Since its launch, the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) has come to be regarded as the government's flagship employment project. Its aims to...

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