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Provision and stability of labour in the agricultural sector

P. C. Smit

Provision and stability of labour in the agricultural sector

a small-scale sample study in the Letaba district

by P. C. Smit

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Published by Human Sciences Research Council in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • Letaba District.
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural laborers -- South Africa -- Letaba District.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementP.C. Smit, D. Herbst ; translated from the Afrikaans by Isabel M. Botha, Lalie S. Rabie.
      SeriesReport ;, MM-100, Verslag MM ;, nr. 100.
      ContributionsHerbst, D., Committee for Development Co-operation., Human Sciences Research Council.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1538.S6 S6313 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 213 p. :
      Number of Pages213
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2994334M
      ISBN 100796900639
      LC Control Number84250082
      OCLC/WorldCa15629691

        About the Ministry. The Ministry of Labour & Employment is one of the oldest and important Ministries of the Government of India. The main responsibility of the Ministry is to protect and safeguard the interests of workers in general and those who constitute the poor, deprived and disadvantage sections of the society, in particular, with due regard to creating a . The California Agricultural Labor Relations Act (CALRA) is a landmark statute in United States labor law that was enacted by the state of California in , establishing the right to collective bargaining for farmworkers in that state, a first in U.S. history.. The goal of the Act is to "ensure peace in the agricultural fields by guaranteeing justice for all agricultural workers and stability. Policies and approaches to technical and vocational education and training (TVET) have undergone major re-adjustment in the s and s (Colclough ; Psacharopoulos ), including the seminal World Bank Education Sector Policy Paper (World Bank ).File Size: KB.


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