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Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997 (Act No. 75 of 1997)

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Code of Good Practice for Employment and Conditions of work for Expanded Public Works Programmes

8. Forced labour is prohibited



8.1) No forced labour is permitted on an EPWP.


8.2) Forced labour includes forms of coercion such as patronage or demanding sexual or other kinds of favours for work.


8.3) Programmes should monitor whether or not there is forced labour, particularly when intermediaries such as labour contractors or management agencies are involved.