Johannesburg - The Marikana shootings exposed many flaws in South Africa and highlighted the need to tackle problems in the labour market, according to a report released on Wednesday.
“Marikana seems to have opened up space for a potentially constructive debate about the direction of the country. It is a space South Africans desperately need to exploit,” said the Centre for Development and Enterprise.
Its report “Marikana and the future of South Africa’s labour market” is based on a round-table discussion between academics, business people, labour experts and members of the government in November.
It concluded that it was clear the “winds of change” were blowing through South Africa's labour market institutions.