Sale of R30m Tshwane farm could create 400 jobs

2015-08-27 18:35

The City of Tshwane is considering selling a portion of the Groenkloof Farm in a bid to boost the local economy and create about 400 jobs, the city's council has heard.

Brilliant: ANC elite bask in destructive transformation as African Spring looms

2015-08-24 15:18

Cees Bruggemans talks about the restlessness bubbling under the masses and about the 66% of the population outside the affluent middle class, searching for jobs.

Labour, business in bid to stop steel jobs bloodbath

2015-08-21 13:50

Labour and business are meeting with government in a bid to stem massive job losses as China's dumping of steel is destroying jobs, says metalworkers' union Numsa.

Zim to amend labour laws as economy bleeds jobs

2015-08-14 13:04

Zimbabwe's parliament is expected to amend the Labour Act as job losses rise, triggered by a new ruling allowing dismissals on three months' notice.

Zuma: SA to spend R9.2bn on Saldanha oil, gas hub

2015-08-13 14:13

A total of R9.2bn will be spent on developing Saldanha Bay as an oil and gas hub, says President Jacob Zuma.

Zuma urges mining firms to reconsider lay-offs

2015-08-11 13:35

President Jacob Zuma has called on mining firms to reconsider proposals to shed jobs, asking them not to "resort to retrenchments at the first possible opportunity".

Zimbabwe police bar protests over job losses

2015-08-09 16:26

Zimbabwe police have blocked the country's main workers union from protesting against a recent wave of job losses.

Healthy forecast US job gains may favour rate hike

2015-08-07 08:48

The number of US jobs has probably risen at a healthy pace in July and wages likely rebounded in data due, providing further signs of an improving economy.

Compensation when employer relocates

2015-08-06 14:59

A Fin24 user wants to know if he could claim compensation from his employer for extra transport costs due to a relocation.

3 ways to make some extra cash

2015-08-02 15:12

The cost of everything is rising, but there are ways to alleviate the squeeze on your wallet, writes Maya Fisher-French


Load shedding hits home on SA economy

2015-08-26 13:44

The shock of Eskom's load shedding has finally hit the country's GDP even as the China and terms-of-trade shocks are only starting to build, says an analyst.

Group demands measures to stem steel jobs 'devastation'

2015-08-24 13:49

Labour, business and industry associations have submitted a 10-page document to government outlining urgent measures to address the crisis in the steel sector.

Zim loses 20 000 jobs after fire ruling

2015-08-17 07:45

Zimbabwe has lost 20 000 jobs in the last month after a court ruled that companies can fire workers by giving them three months' notice, says the main labour union.

Inside Labour: Why mining job losses are inevitable

2015-08-14 07:33

With appropriate pay and decent conditions for miners often more expensive than machines, jobs will be lost never to return, says Terry Bell.

Labour Wrap: Searching for solutions to mining crisis

2015-08-13 06:59

Because of the economic system in which we operate, we could see tens of thousands of job losses in mining over the next year or so, says Terry Bell in his Labour Wrap.

Jobs crisis: Can this task team cut it?

2015-08-09 16:30

Government is a key stakeholder and has a role to play in maintaining the health of the industry, says Chamber of Mines CEO Roger Baxter.

Solid US jobs report bolsters case for rate hike

2015-08-09 13:45

US employment has increased at a solid clip in July and wages rebounded after a surprise stall in the prior month, opening the door for an interest rate hike.

US jobless claims edge up, labour market strong

2015-08-06 15:30

The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits have risen less than expected, suggesting labour market conditions are tightening.

Mashaba responds to Cosatu boycott threat: ‘They should go ahead’

2015-08-04 14:41

Entrepreneur Herman Mashaba says bargaining council agreements can improve employment conditions but won't boost job creation - and for SA, that's what it's all about.

Disparities in SA employment - survey

2015-07-29 19:12

The latest Quarterly Labour Force Survey by Stats SA shows interesting disparities regarding youth, gender and race.

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