The state of the labour market in contemporary South Africa
: State of the nation: South Africa 2003-2004 OUTPUT TYPE
: Chapter in Monograph PUBLICATION YEAR
: P.MolekeSOURCE EDITOR(S)
: J.Daniel, A.Habib, R.SouthallKEYWORDS
: LABOUR MARKET
, POST APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA
: HSRC Library: shelf number 2503
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The state of the labour market in South African today is a reflection of the crippling legacies of the apartheid years and, as such, is a major challenge confronting the government. Wherever one looks in the workplace that sector's HRD is characterised by racial inequalities. There are pockets of progress, but this progress has been miniscule in relation to the magnitude of the inequities inherited from the apartheid era.