Question NW1670 to the Minister of Social Development

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03 September 2020 - NW1670

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Abrahams, Ms ALA to ask the Minister of Social Development

What (a) is the commencement date of employment of the 1 809 social workers in each province and (b) are the terms of their contract?




Date of employment

Northern Cape

1 June 2020

Eastern Cape

1 June 2020

Western Cape

Province chose to use existing employees-not participate in project.


1 June 2020

Free State

1 June 2020


1 July 2020

North West

1 June and 1 July 2020


1 July and 16 July 2020

Kwa-Zulu Natal

1 June and 1 July 2020

(b) Social Workers have been employed for a period of three (3) months with a monthly remuneration of R6,000.00. It is important for the honourable Member to note that the Provincial Department of Social Development in the Western Cape refused to participate in this programme.

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