Department of Employment and Labour in Limpopo in collaboration with the South African Police Service, Department of Transport and Community Safety, and Department of Home Affairs for a comprehensive road block operation in Steelport, Sekhukhune District.
The operation aimed to address key concerns, primarily focusing on verifying driver registration for the UIF and Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases (COID), while also scrutinizing payment practices.
The officials conducted thorough inspections during the operation, checking for compliance with labor regulations and ensuring that drivers were appropriately registered for UIF and COID benefits.
Additionally, they examined whether drivers were receiving fair remuneration as stipulated by labor laws.
The multi-agency operation underscored the government’s commitment to safeguarding the rights and well-being of workers in the road and freight sectors, promoting fair employment practices, and upholding the standards of the labor market.