Balance of Power
According to the Constitution, labour market power must be equal. Yet we currently see employer monopsony power dominate the labour markets in South Africa.
While evidence proves recruiters struggle with making ethical decisions, they position themselves as labour market moral superiors who set rules at whim and according to greed.
Employers profit at labours’ expense when they obstruct the right to transparent information about pay.
Inequality in South Africa prospers while unfair powers prevail.
Employers play the game of recruitment unfairly when they maintain pay secrecy. How much say do workers have in how recruitment is conducted?