21 May 2018 - NW1255
Majola, Mr TR to ask the Minister of Labour
With reference to her department’s commitment that approximately 40 labour centres across the country will have fully installed self-help kiosks by March 2018 at a projected cost of R14 million, (a) how many of the self-help kiosks have been installed, (b) what has been the cost in relation to installing the self-help kiosks, (c) where are they located, (d) which functions do they offer and (e) what number of persons have received a service from the self-help kiosks?
a) The Department has installed Kiosks in 22 sites by March 2018. There are further 40 sites that have equipment that are awaiting cabling.
b) The total cost for equipment for the 62 sites was around R12 million.
c) The Labour Centers that are currently live are:
Bloemfontein Labour Centre
Cape Town Labour Centre
d) The Kiosks offer the following functions:
- Registration of work seekers
- Searching for job opportunities
- Registration of job opportunities
- Application for UIF benefits
- Letters of Good Standing for the Compensation Fund
- Career Interest Assessments
e) As at 31 March 2018, the detailed statistics relating to usages for all services was not available as the landing page is being enhanced.