Jobless claims in US unexpectedly decline

2016-07-21 15:50

The number of applications for US unemployment benefits has unexpectedly fallen last week, reaching a three-month low, indicating the labour market remains steady.

US jobless claims hold at lowest level since-April

2016-07-14 15:15

The number of applications for US unemployment benefits has held at the lowest level since mid-April, further evidence of a strong labour market.

Education no job guarantee in SA - IMF

2016-07-12 19:11

Previous work experience – and not education – plays the most important role in whether South Africans find work, or not, says the IMF.

Domestic workers clean on their own terms

2016-07-01 18:52

There are more than 1.2-million registered cleaners in South Africa, with roughly one in five women in the country currently working as domestics.

Govt plans jobs summit, says Ramaphosa

2016-06-21 20:03

Government and labour are set to organise a summit to discuss ways to retain and create jobs in the tough current economic climate, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Meeting of the presidential labour working group convened

2016-06-19 21:06

Re-igniting economic growth is a key priority, says the Presidency ahead of a high-level meeting with the president, deputy president, economic cluster ministers and unions.

UK jobless rate hits 11-year low

2016-06-15 12:15

The UK labour market has showed signs of resilience in the face of the referendum on European Union membership as unemployment unexpectedly fell.

Hunters’ answer to Cecil the lion row: We create 53 000 jobs

2016-06-10 12:32

Trophy hunting contributes R6.4bn to eight sub-Saharan African countries and employs 53 000 people, a report by the club that suspended Cecil's shooter, has revealed.

Ramaphosa: SA economy needs decisive action

2016-06-08 19:03

South Africa needs decisive action to strengthen the economy, stimulate growth and increase employment, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

SA needs advanced industrial relations, fast

2016-06-06 12:16

With the rise of automation, the relationship between local companies and workers needs an overhaul on a fundamental level.


Media24 is top employer, say graduates

2016-07-18 14:19

Media24 has been selected by graduates as the Employer of Choice in the media category at the South African Graduate Employers Association Employer Awards.

Direct sellers rake in over R10bn for SA economy

2016-07-13 06:00

Direct selling is a growing industry with sales in South Africa reaching R10.93bn in the past year.

SA workers keen to switch jobs for better pay - survey

2016-07-11 13:18

The urge to move to greener pastures in search of more money and better career prospects is rife among South Africa's restless workforce, according to a survey.

Cosatu: We are not happy with PIC's policies

2016-07-01 14:24

Cosatu has lashed out at the Public Investment Corp for investing outside South Africa and not in projects to help create jobs in the country.

Still opportunities for entrepreneurs in tourism industry

2016-06-20 17:58

The tourism industry employs about 4.4% of all people employed in SA, and one in 12 jobs is in tourism, according to Enver Mally, chair of Cape Town Tourism.

Letter to Gordhan: National Jobs fund – funding unemployment

2016-06-15 12:43

The Warrenton Association of Cooperatives say government doesn't have a policy that can develop an industry of low skilled communities.

Professional migrants rush to and from SA - report

2016-06-15 06:00

While SA is among the top 30 countries professional migrants like to move to, it is also among the top 30 countries they are rushing from, shows a report.

SA not open for business due to immigration laws - expert

2016-06-09 21:45

President Jacob Zuma claims SA is open for business, but the country's immigration laws make this not really true in practice, says an immigration lawyer.

Telkom puts retrenchments on hold

2016-06-07 12:03

Telecommunications firm Telkom says there won't be forced retrenchments for the next two years, after the company cut almost 4 000 jobs during the last financial year.

US firms add fewest jobs in 5 years in May

2016-06-03 17:12

US employers overall have added just 38 000 jobs in May, the fewest in five years, while an index has shown services firms grew at the slowest pace in over two years.

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