Chairpersons report – August 2019

Change is a difficult thing. It always has been and undoubtedly will remain so. While the world changes and adapts around us, it is easy to be disheartened in the Disability Sector. With our sector comparatively slower evolution than others, we must be all the more...

National Minimum Wage – Implementation Update

The long awaited National Minimum Wage Act (NMWA) came into effect on 1 January 2019. The Chamber’s Human Resources Portfolio Committee will be hosting an interactive discussion with Mr David Esau, the Department of Labour’s Western Cape Chief Inspector...

RUSTIM ARIEFDIEN – PERSONAL PROFILE

Rustim was born with a disability. At birth, he was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy ad uses a wheelchair, as an assistive device. Rustim is an entrepreneur and has a achieved a Post Graduate Diploma in Disability Studies at UCT. His primary focus is the economic...

THE DEATH OF A MR RIAD MASOET

The Institute for the Promotion of Disabled Manpower is deeply saddened by news that Mr Riad Masoet, a former Board Member, died in the past few days. He was a valued member of the organisation and champion of Disability Rights. Our heartfelt condolences go out to his...

IPDM: The Chairmans reflections

Institute for the Promotion of Disabled Manpower take giant strides into identifying gaps in the employment market for people living with disabilities The Chairperson of the Institute for the Promotion of Disabled Manpower (IPDM) takes this opportunity of thanking and...