Pensions and Social Security Law
THIS COURSE IS NOT ON OFFER IN 2013
This course is designed to give, among others, legal practitioners, human resource and industrial relations practitioners, trade unionists and para-legals at an advanced level an introduction to the theory and practice of social security in South Africa and selected jurisdictions. The course focuses on a number of opics, including, among others, the following:
- Historical development;
- Definition and scope;
- Social security in South Africa: current situation and prospects;
- International and comparative dimensions (with emphasis on ILO and World Bank approaches and trends in developing countries);
- Issues of rationalisation in South Africa and Southern Africa.
Satisfactory attendance, presentation and completion of written assignments.
By way of seminar presentations, written assignments and a long paper.