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Employment in the south african public service 16 03
 

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Can the public service create jobs in South Africa? This presentation argues that it can, and should. Proposals must however focus on creating employment and improving service delivery. Thanks to the ...

Can the public service create jobs in South Africa? This presentation argues that it can, and should. Proposals must however focus on creating employment and improving service delivery. Thanks to the Public Service Commission and Public Sector Bargaining Council for a platform to share this presentation.

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    Employment in the south african public service 16 03 Employment in the south african public service 16 03 Presentation Transcript

    • Employment in the South African Public Service
    • Overview
      Overall size of the public service
      Trends in overall employment
      Budget Projections
      Structural unemployment
      New growth path
      Increasing employment
    • Size of the public service
    • Overview
    • Size of the Public Service
    • Budget 2011
    • Salary as % of total expenditure
    • % change in non-interest spending and personnel expenditure
    • Structural unemployment
    • Public service has increased in size, but worrying problem of long-term unemployment in South Africa
    • Can the public service contribute to breaking long-term structural unemployment?
    • Public Service Context
      Budget for any public employment programmes remains tight
      Proposals on entry-level jobs “circulating” but have not been tabled
      BUT, government has a role to play in:
      Providing work opportunities
      Especially in lower level jobs
    • 2007 Projections
      GDP growth pa
      3.0%
      4.5%
      6.0%
      Increasing entry level and lower skilled jobs
      405,186
      443,707
      503,419
      Maintaining the current path
      303,890
      332,780
      377,564
      Increasing jobs in management and high skilled supervision levels
      243,112
      266,224
      302,052
    • The need for an agreement on public employment in South Africa
      New growth path
      Calls for sectoral agreements (possibly, an agreement at each central bargaining unit)
      Very High youth unemployment
      70% of those unemployment under the age of 30 have never ever worked before
      Broad agreement in society that unemployment must be tackled
      Labour intensive public services could improve performance
    • Key Proposals
      Expansion of internships in the public service
      Provide young adults with first job experience
      Entry-level position at a lower wage than currently offered.
      Full time job
    • A little more detail...
      Transitional jobs programme for young and unemployed
      Creating a new entry-level position in the public service
      Close gap between EPWP jobs and public service
      Create conditions for more employment in the public service
      Funding for ECD and HCBC two options:
      Personnel expenditure
      Reorientation of health, education and social development budgets
    • Presented by
      Ebrahim-Khalil Hassen
      Chief Editorial Officer, Zapreneur.com
      http://www.zapreneur.com
      Presented at
      2nd Biennial Labour Relations Conference for the Public Service
      Organised by the Public Service Commission and the Public Service Coordinating Bargaining Council