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sector-and-workplace-social-dialogueSocial dialogue at national level must be replicated in the key sectors of the economy. This in turn must be complemented by social dialogue at workplace level. Engagement of this nature provides opportunities for a common vision and clear commitments to emerge at sector and workplace level. Social dialogue at these levels will build momentum towards a national consensus. In addition, it is at sector and workplace level that the implementation of social agreements takes place.

The purpose of this sub-programme is to develop partnership agreements in key sectors and workplaces through the process of social dialogue. It will identify and establish forums and provide secretarial, logistical and research support to the social partners involved in these processes. In addition research and sector trends analysis will be carried out. Inter-sectoral work will be carried out in close coordination with key government departments. Fact sheets, policy briefings and policy proposals, working papers and cabinet memorandums will be prepared.

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Economic Development Department employees have pledged their commitment to the fight against corruption. Corruption in both the private and public sector has a detrimental effect on government's effort to deliver effective services to the people.  In signing the declaration, employees declare: 'I know, I act, I stop corruption - Fighting corruption is everyone's business.'

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Scam Alert
All Service Providers and Businesses

The Economic Development Department wishes to advise members of the public, particularly those in business, to be alert to a scam utilizing the logo of the Economic Development Department. The fraudsters involved send unsuspecting business operators a Request for Quotations for the provision of Solar Panels.

As the Economic Development Department, we wish to state that we do not have such a project, and therefore beware that the Request for Quotation is not from the Economic Development Department.

Please confirm any request you receive with our Supply Chain Management division on these details 012 394 3579. Report these fraudulent activities to the SAPS or call the Anti Corruption hotline 0800 701 701 or SMS to 39772 or send an email to fraud@economic.gov.za.

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