State wage deal to cost extra R66bn

2015-05-23 12:13

A wage deal agreed with nurses, teachers and other civil servants will cost the government an additional R66bn, says acting Public Service Minister Nkosinathi Mthethwa.

US jobless claims up; four-week average lowest

2015-05-21 16:00

Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits have risen slightly more than expected, but the underlying trend suggests the labour market is tightening.

Job security worsens in South Africa - report

2015-05-19 08:37

Job security in South Africa fell in the last year, driven down by a sharp drop in the employee confidence index, Solidarity’s labour market report shows.

Cell C considers job cuts

2015-05-07 17:01

More job losses may hit the local telecommunications sector as mobile network Cell C is starting consultations around possible retrenchments.

US jobless claims edge up

2015-04-23 16:00

The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits have risen, but the underlying trend continued to point to a solidly improving labour market.

SA missing growth boat over jobless youth

2015-04-16 14:55

SA won't reap the "demographic dividend" of a growth spurt in the working age population because of high unemployment levels, says the statistician general.

Modern etiquette: Outclassing the competition

2015-04-13 09:15

With job potential on the rise, here are some practical tips for graduates to help them enter the workforce by outclassing the competition.

Gold extends gains on weak US jobs data

2015-04-06 13:32

Gold has gained for a second straight session to trade near a three-week high after US jobs rose at the slowest pace in more than a year and denting rate-hike hopes.

Eskom could axe 3 400 white employees - Solidarity

2015-03-11 21:15

If Eskom follows its race targets strictly, up to 3 400 white employees could lose their jobs, according to trade union Solidarity.

London financial sector jobs jump 17% in Feb

2015-03-09 11:23

Jobs in London's financial services sector rose 17% in February compared to a year ago, buoyed by strong equity markets globally and improving economic sentiment.


Portugal's job market stagnant despite reforms

2015-05-21 19:25

Crane operator Miguel Alves retrained to find a job, encouraged by falling unemployment as the economy emerged from a recession triggered by the 2011 crisis.

Skilled trades, engineers most wanted in SA - survey

2015-05-19 12:30

ManpowerGroup’s latest annual Talent Shortage Survey takes a look at the most difficult types of jobs to fill in SA and internationally.

Lonmin aims to cut 3 500 SA jobs

2015-05-07 21:15

Lonmin says that it is in talks with unions and employees aiming to cut 3 500 jobs at its SA mines, in an attempt to withstand low platinum prices.

China unemployment rate eases

2015-04-24 09:30

China's urban unemployment rate have ticked down to 4.05% at the end of March from 4.1% at the end of 2014, says the labour ministry.

Wind energy to give communities a R10bn boost

2015-04-16 19:32

The contribution of wind energy to local community development will double to over R10bn over the next 20 years, according to an industry expert.

Banks see talent flee amid healthcare M&A boom

2015-04-15 21:00

Many top bankers have left their jobs at major investment banks amid a surge in US healthcare deal activity to seek better compensation at investment banks.

US jobless data point to strong labour market

2015-04-09 16:41

The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits have risen less than expected last week, suggesting an abrupt slowdown in job growth was a fluke.

US jobs to add heat to Fed lift-off debate

2015-03-30 09:46

The state of the US labour market in March will consume economists and investors in the week leading up to Easter.

No race-based retrenchments - Eskom

2015-03-10 05:00

Eskom does not have a policy of retrenching employees based on race, the parastatal says.

US jobs market flexes muscle as Feb payrolls soar

2015-03-08 11:39

US employers have stepped up hiring in February and the jobless rate fell to a 7-year low, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to up interest rates in June.

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