Service Station Workers in Namibia

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Title

Service Station Workers in Namibia

Description

The main objective of the study was to examine the working conditions of workers at service stations countrywide with a particular focus of exploring the possibility of introducing a minimum wage. Specifically the study aimed to: - Examine the working conditions of petrol attendants, including working hours, overtime pay, disciplinary procedures and dismissals; - Determine the wage levels of workers at service stations; - Explore regional differences with regards to wages and working conditions at service stations; - Assess the health and safety risks associated with work at service stations; - Assess the possibilities of introducing a minimum wage in the industry; - Examine the role played by the Association of Service Station Owners; - Investigate trade union recruitment at service stations; - Investigate ownership changes and economic trends at service stations; - Explore the relationship between oil companies and the individual owners of service stations.

Creator

Herbert Jauch and Ntwala Mwilima

Publisher

Labour Resource and Research Institute (LaRRI)

Date

2008

Rights

© Labour Resource and Research Institute (LaRRI)

Format

PDF

Language

English

Files

http://namibia.leadr.msu.edu/files/original/6af8976d8e52cf89e8fa6a0abedc5201.pdf

Citation

Herbert Jauch and Ntwala Mwilima, “Service Station Workers in Namibia,” Namibia Digital Repository, accessed June 19, 2021, https://namibiadigitalrepository.com/items/show/464.

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