Southern Africa Labour Commission (SALC)
1980-01-31 Gaborone Botswana
31 Jan 1980, Gaborone (Botswana), with only governmental membership. In 1990, became a tripartite organization comprising 8 Southern African states and trade unions and employers' organizations from the same member states. Ceased to exist, Aug 1996, by decision of SADC Council of Ministers, when replaced by SADC Employment and Labour Sector (ELS) within F-XF2522 - Southern African Development Community (SADC).
Improve the working conditions of black migrant workers in South Africa; restructure the economies of the labour supplier states of Southern Africa with a view to making it possible to absorb migrant workers returning from South Africa; ultimately abolish the system of migrant labour to South Africa as long as the apartheid system is not abolished. Further objectives expanded to include: coordination of manpower requirements, social security schemes, workers' health and environmental issues at work places, labour information exchange, labour market issues, research and human resources development.
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