Cape Town – The National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) has reached its sell-buy date and a new organisation, consisting of a loser formation of business, government and labour, should be formed in its place.
This was the view of Mzukisi Qobo, associate professor at the University of Johannesburg and one of the authors of the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) 2016 Transformation Audit.
“There are tensions among the social partners and a trust deficit which means the mechanisms put in place, such as Nedlac, are no longer relevant. It was a transitional arrangement, but we now need a new social compact,” Qobo said.
A weak organisation