Department: Labour

Contact Details

Physical: Laboria House, 215 Francis Baard Street, Pretoria
Postal: Private Bag X117, Pretoria, 0001
Tel: 012 309 4000
Fax: 012 320 2059


The mission of the Department of Labour is to regulate the South African labour market for a sustainable economy through: appropriate legislation and regulations; inspection, compliance monitoring and enforcement; protection of human rights; provision of employment services; promotion of equity; social and income protection; and social dialogue.

The Department plays a significant role in reducing unemployment, poverty and inequality through a set of policies and programmes developed in consultation with social partners, which are aimed at: improved economic efficiency and productivity; employment creation; sound labour relations; eliminating inequality and discrimination in the workplace; and alleviating poverty in employment.

Office Bearers/Management

Ms M Oliphant
Deputy Minister
Mr P Holomisa
Director General
Mr T Lamati

Ms Mildred Oliphant
Deputy Minister:
Mr Pathekile Holomisa
Director General:
Mr Thobile Lamati
Sandisiwe Kaba (PA: Director General)
Ms Pamella Salusalu (Personal Assistant: Minister)
Ms Nontobeko Yako (Private Secretary: Deputy Minister)
Chief of Staff:
Mr Gregory Schneeman
Chief Financial Officer:
Mr Bheki Maduna
Deputy Directors General:
Ms Bahumi Matebesi (Corporate Services)
Mrs Aggy Moiloa (Inspection and Enforcement Services)
Mr Sam Morotoba (Public Employment Services)
Mr Virgil Seafield (Labour Policy and Industrial Relations)
Senior Management:
Ms Marsha Bronkhorst (Chief Operating Officer)
Mr Vuyo Mafata (Compensation Fund Commissioner)
Mr Teboho Maruping (UIF Commissioner)
Ms Mandisa Matyila (Chief Director: Human Resource Management)
Mr Thembinkosi Mkalipi (Chief Director: Labour Relations)
Mr Setsomi Molapo (Chief Director: Labour Market Policy)
Mr Mandla Ngcobo (Chief Information Officer)
Adv Malixole Ntleki (Director: Office of the Director General)
Adv Nkahloleng Phasha (Chief Legal Admin Officer)
Mr Tibor Szana (Chief Inspector: Occupational Health and Safety)
Ms Esther Tloane (Chief Director: Public Employment Services)
Communications Officers:
Teboho Thejane (Chief Communications Officer)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriation2 714 2902 557 4472 467 8482 139 566
Actual Expenditure2 611 9952 419 9362 371 4442 034 572
Employee Compensation1 025 615997 751866 137820 465
Goods and Services507 401460 575603 492455 996
Capital Assets68 10136 10260 29993 427
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure25 2578 1204 85141 580
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure3461-880
Posts Approved8 7788 7488 755n/a
Posts Filled7 6927 8157 624n/a
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report n/a

Reporting Entities

Annual Reports

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The Pacific Institute South Africa
Maqhilika Timber Pty (Ltd)
South African Property Owners Association
Bytes Universal Systems – a Division of Altron TMT (Pty) Ltd
Cape Town International Convention Centre