Labour markets and migration policy in southern Africa
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Published by SAPPHO in Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe .
Written in English

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Other titlesLabour & migration in southern Africa, Labour and migration in southern Africa, Labour markets & migration policy in southern Africa
StatementLloyd Sachikonye (editor).
SeriesSouthern Africa specialised studies series
ContributionsSachikonye, L. M., SAPES Trust., Southern Africa Regional Institute for Policy Studies.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 130 p. ;
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL145776M
ISBN 101779050704
LC Control Number99892376

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The relationship between migration and labour markets is a complex one. While labour markets of the origin areas can contribute as one of the push factors that drive people to migrate out of low growth regions in search of better prospects in other regions, migration into regions can impact on the labour markets of the receiving Size: 1MB. was to review a draft report entitled “Labour Markets and Employment in Southern Africa – The Employment, Poverty and Development Nexus” and make proposals to ECA on labour markets and employment in Southern Africa. 2. The participants came mostly from . Labour migration is now more voluminous, dynamic and complex than it has ever been. This presents policy-makers with considerable opportunities and challenges. In order to understand the exact nature of these challenges, it is important to have a good grasp of Cited by: "This monograph will briefly outline the origins of the migratory labour system. The trends in labour movement are of particular significance and these are examined at length. Three parties are involved in any migration: the governments of the supplying and recipient countries, and migrants and theCited by: 7.

The present paper by Colin Fenwick, Evance Kalula and Ingrid Landau: Labour law: A Southern African perspective shows how the capacity of labour law to protect workers and effectively regulate labour markets in the Southern African sub-region is hampered by a number of Size: KB. The consultant said policy and regulatory frameworks on labour migration should aim for three objectives which are to set up a proper management mechanism covering the entire labour migration. Youth unemployment and labour market policies in the Southern Mediterranean, Roger Albinyana, 7. Labour Market Regulations and Institutions in the Mediterranean, Salvatore Capasso and Yolanda Pena-Boquete, 8. Climate Change and Environmentally Induced Migration, Eugenia Ferragina and Desirée A. L. Quagliarotti, 9. Histories of Migration: Past and Present – Chair Professor Philani Moyo (FHISER) Paul Weinberg – A Visual History of Migrant Labour in South Africa Professor Francis Wilson – Labour in the South African Gold Mines (): Past and Present Professor Dori Posel (Economics, Wits University) Trends in Labour Migration and.