Zimbabwe's undocumented labour workers causing a headache for South Africa
Labour experts attending the Zimbabwe-South Africa Social Dialogue on labour in Harare, say undocumented migrant workers in South Africa, are currently posing a headache for the labour bodies. Whilst it would be the intention of the South African government and labour unions to have migrant workers adequately represented on labour disputes, the workers are hard to track. In the absence of representation, most migrant workers are treated like slaves, receive paltry wages and are ill treated, as cheap labour. These are some of matters the two countries would be discussing in Harare during the bilateral information exchange workshop on labour law reforms and social dialogue. Simon Muchemwa reports from Harare..