Implats could cut 2 500 jobs to end losses at Rustenburg mine

2017-09-19 10:03

Impala Platinum could retrench at least 2 500 workers at its Rustenburg mining complex to stem losses and adjust to lower prices.

Sassa needs funding to fill 10 000 vacant posts

2017-09-13 14:30

The South African Social Security Agency currently has more than 19 000 job posts available at the entity, but only has funding for half of them, MPs have heard.

Ramaphosa warns workers to prepare for mechanisation storm

2017-09-07 15:50

South African workers need to be ready to face the “storm” of mechanisation and new technology that could lead to job losses, warns Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Govt blames dividends for mining jobs crisis

2017-09-06 16:17

Multinational mining companies focus more on dividends to shareholders rather than on retaining employees, the Department of Mineral Resources has told Parliament.

Entrepreneurship feasible answer to job security

2017-08-24 19:57

Whilst South Africa’s unemployment rates remain high at 27.7%, a number of opportunities to generate an income may exist, particularly in the informal sector.

Job, wage security continue to decline - index

2017-08-24 06:00

The Solidarity-ETM Labour Market Index is seen by the union as a measure of job and wage security in the SA labour market.

UK's booming jobs market leaves firms struggling to fill posts

2017-08-08 09:30

Britain’s job market is booming, but concern is increasing about where companies are going to keep finding workers.

SA reacts to high #unemployment

2017-08-07 16:42

South Africans took to Twitter to express their views as SA's unemployment rate remains stubbornly high at levels last seen in 2003.

Youth vulnerable as unemployment stays at highest rate since 2003

2017-08-07 09:48

Unemployment in the second quarter of 2017 stayed steady at 27.7% from the previous quarter, the highest figure since September 2003, says Statistics South Africa.

Suitors line up to buy Kopanang

2017-08-06 06:00

The black-owned consortium is reportedly ready to offer R330m for an ageing mine in North West as AngloGold institutes retrenchments.


SAA 23% flight cut decision faces headwinds

2017-09-17 20:00

SAA’s decision to implement a turnaround strategy, which involves cutting flights has come under fire from the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa.

It's a tough time to be young in Zimbabwe

2017-09-11 06:00

Zimbabwe is at serious risk of not benefiting from the hottest new investor attraction: a young and energetic population, says Malcom Sharara.

Ramaphosa: Dialogue can help solve Mining Charter impasse

2017-09-06 21:15

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says dialogue and collaboration could help reach a compromise between the mining industry and the DMR over the Mining Charter.

Payrolls in US rise 156 000 wages also below forecasts

2017-09-01 15:35

The US economy has added fewer employees than expected, the jobless rate rose in a break from otherwise solid progress in the labour market.

Below-forecast US jobless claims signal tight labour market

2017-08-24 15:11

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits has been less than estimated and near a four-decade low, indicating the job market remains tight.

Manyi: 'No jobs on the line at ANN7, The New Age'

2017-08-22 18:57

Staff at former Gupta owned ANN7 and The New Age are reportedly upbeat following news of a takeover by former government spin doctor Mzwanele Manyi.

Youth unemployment in SA a national crisis - economists

2017-08-08 05:00

The jobs market has failed to gain traction over the past year with the unemployment rate, especially for the youth, still exceedingly high by global standards, says economist Kevin Lings.

Jobs - not grants - only way out of poverty, says Pali Lehohla

2017-08-07 11:58

Poverty can’t be resolved by social grants, but only when people are productive and working, says statistician general Pali Lehohla.

Sibanye Gold job losses could total 10 200 - union

2017-08-06 15:58

Trade union Solidarity has joined the chorus of those expressing shock and disappointed at the jobs bloodbath expected in the mining industry.

Payroll gains to 209 000 as US labour strengthens

2017-08-04 15:09

The US labour market has hit its stride in July as employers added workers at a solid clip, the jobless rate matched a 16-year low and monthly wage growth picked up.

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