Nearly 60 000 in SA face jobs axe, report shows

2016-04-26 12:57

South Africa is in the midst of an almost perfect storm that is destroying jobs, says Solidarity CEO Dr Dirk Hermann.

Tshwane's economy performing better than rest of SA - Ramokgopa

2016-04-21 16:21

Tshwane’s economy is performing better than the country as a whole, Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa says.

Maynard: Estimating SA’s informal economy – a hefty contribution

2016-04-18 15:44

How big is SA's informal economy? Punching the numbers using complicated spreadsheets, an independent economist reckons it is around 8-12 percent of the total.

Time to get SA back on job-rich growth path

2016-04-14 08:25

SA should put faith in the revolutionary dynamic of high growth to enable government to change our plight of poverty, inequality and unemployment, says Ann Bernstein.

W Cape businesses worry over education system

2016-04-06 18:30

The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry expressed concern at the high unemployment rate with members relating the problem to the education system.

Money not all that talks to job seekers

2016-03-25 21:30

While money still talks, job seekers are equally interested in how work integrates with their daily lives, a survey shows.

FNB to cut jobs as customers move to digital banking

2016-03-15 09:46

FirstRand plans to close branches and cut jobs at its retail-lending unit as customers switch to digital banking and as it responds to an economy on the brink of a recession.

Weak rand curbs SA employers from hiring

2016-03-09 06:55

SA employers have reported conservative hiring plans for the April to June time frame, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey.

Mike Pothier of the Southern African Catholic Bishop's Conference has called on corporate SA to help stem the job loss tide ahead of the Budget speech.

Mike Pothier of the Southern African Catholic Bishop's Conference has called on corporate SA to help stem the job loss tide ahead of the Budget speech.

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US jobless claims decline to lowest level since Nov

2016-02-18 16:19

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits has unexpectedly declined last week to a three-month low, signaling durability in the labour market.


Six-month ultimatum for EE transgressors

2016-04-25 13:18

Employers who do not meet employment equity criteria as stipulated by law have six months to rectify the situation, warns Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant.

Intel to slash up to 12 000 jobs in restructuring

2016-04-21 07:34

Intel will cut up to 12 000 jobs worldwide as it seeks to shake up its business to reduce dependence on the slumping personal computer market.

Inside Labour: Steeling ourselves for further calamity

2016-04-15 06:47

SA should be laughing producing good quality ore for good quality steel to make good quality products, yet thousands of jobs are on the line, says Terry Bell.

Gauteng could gain from expensive W Cape property - expert

2016-04-13 07:20

While the Western Cape has relative strength in its residential property market, this could become a growth constraint due to the loss of young skills, warns an expert.

Train more women artisans - CEO

2016-03-30 07:41

The majority of women in SA are still not gaining in terms of job placements in the economy, says the CEO of an empowerment company.

Russian, SA unions differ on nuclear job opportunities

2016-03-18 13:33

A Russian nuclear union that is keen to win labour support for South Africa's new build programme will have a tough job winning over strongly anti-nuclear Cosatu.

Card swiping, e-payments create 26 000 jobs in SA

2016-03-15 06:58

Increased electronic payment usage has created the equivalent of an average of 26 550 jobs in South Africa per year between 2011 and 2015, shows a Moody's study.

Zwane: Mining declaration saves 16 000 jobs

2016-03-02 11:44

Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane says the declaration signed by government, mining companies and labour unions has put 16 000 potential job losses on ice.

There are fears for jobs in the textile industry ahead of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s 2016 Budget Speech.

There are fears for jobs in the textile industry ahead of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s 2016 Budget Speech.

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2 100 jobs in balance as Evraz Highveld mulls closure

2016-02-16 08:35

The business rescue team at Evraz’s distressed South African steel unit is considering closing the steelmaker’s operations, placing more than 2 100 jobs at risk.

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