Table 11. Location of workplace Current worker
Data collection was conducted between November and December 2005 by four
NUK field workers, one questionnaires. Table conducted in workers’
male and three female, on the basis of separate structured
12 shows residences.
that a For
large number of interviews retrenched workers, the next
frequent place of interview was at factory gates, where they for work, but for current workers it was the women’s hostels
had gathered looking run by NUK.
Residence of neighbour
Table 12. Place of Interview
9 2 7 100
Retrenched workers 43
Table 13 shows the distribution of the sample by employment size of factory. Since the information on the number of workers employed in the factories where they now work and where they last worked was taken from the workers, it may not be precisely accurate. Nevertheless it indicates generally that the currently
employed workers tend to work The smallest factory in the case workers whereas the figure is
in larger factories than the retrenched workers. of the retrenched workers sample employs 100