Expats fear expulsion as South Africa moves to tighten job terms

Pedro Gonçalves
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South Africa is preparing to restrict the number of critical skills eligible for work permits issued to expats, a move foreign workers fear could push them out of the country. The changes to South Africa's critical skills list expected to be published imminently. If the unofficial draft list circulating among foreign workers, marked "draft confidential" in a copy obtained by International Investment, is any indication of what is to come, the move will have significant implications for companies operating in skills shortage areas. Bonang Mohale, chief executive of Business Leadership S...

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