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Do immigrants 'steal' jobs in SA? What the data tells us

2017-09-19 12:50

South Africa is a popular destination for immigrants, especially from other African countries. Does their presence affect the employment chances of South Africans?

PPC creates 70 extra jobs at cement plant

2017-09-10 06:00

PPC has made an “extra effort” to create 70 more temporary local jobs at the SK9 expansion project at its North West Slurry cement plant, following a government investigation into the presence of at least 242 Chinese workers at the factory.

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.

PPF demands reinstatement of 'FNB 4'

2017-08-30 05:00

FNB must reinstate the so-called "FNB 4" with immediate effect, demands the Progressive Professionals' Forum.

Restructuring to save AngloGold’s SA business - report

2017-08-23 13:50

For the remainder of the year, AngloGold Ashanti will be focusing on its restructuring strategy, which will cost 8 500 miners their jobs.

We are failing our youth

2017-08-20 06:00

New approaches must be taken to fight unemployment among young people, or the consequences will be dire.

Herding cattle in urban Gauteng for R1 500 a month

2017-08-16 08:47

Six days a week Mxolisi Zondo works herding livestock, applying skills learned in rural KwaZulu-Natal, in the busy Gauteng township of Kwathema.

Hlaudi Motsoeneng fails to show up for court case

2017-08-15 12:02

Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng has failed to appear in the Labour Court in Johannesburg to answer as to why he should not be held personally liable for the wrongful dismissal of the SABC8 journalists.

Google gender memo: From intern to pariah

2017-08-09 17:30

In the course of just a few days, the Google engineer fired over his 3 300-word memo on gender differences and the tech industry has become a rallying point for almost everyone: a pariah to some, a martyr to others.

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.

 

Brexit squeeze on workers' earnings highlights BoE dilemma

2017-09-11 11:18

You don’t need to tell UK nurses what this week’s inflation and wage data will show. They say their living standards have been squeezed for seven years.

Saftu wants keys to the kingdom

2017-09-10 06:00

The SA Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) is gearing up for exactly the same battle that laid the previous new labour federation low – getting into Nedlac, the labour constituency that negotiates economic policy with business and government.

Inside Labour: As Brexit looms, London's migrants keep building

2017-09-01 06:00

Migrant workers are changing the face of London - but they are also the face of the anti-immigrant backlash that underlay Brexit, writes Terry Bell from London.

Workers in steel sector to benefit from 7% wage increase

2017-08-23 19:42

Labour unions have settled on a three-year wage agreement for members working in the steel industry.

Bots come to the rescue as workers shun nursing homes

2017-08-22 13:05

Faced with the worst labour shortage in decades, Japanese service companies are finally turning to labour-saving technology.

Numsa threatens to strike at SAA Technical

2017-08-17 16:01

The National Union of Metalworkers condemns what it calls attempts by SAA Technical to intimidate and frustrate the union.

The spectre of Marikana still looms large

2017-08-16 05:00

Five years after the bloody Marikana massacre, calls for justice for not just the victims' families but for mining communities generally will only grow louder, says Terry Bell.

Mathunjwa slams mines, Zwane over 'jobs bloodbath'

2017-08-10 15:12

AMCU President Joseph Mathunjwa has slammed mining companies and the Department of Mineral Resources over the current jobs bloodbath in the sector.

Call for corruption probe 23 years after 280 Midrand workers axed

2017-08-07 10:59

A "scathing" memorandum recommends an investigation into “the probable misappropriation” of pension fund money owing to 280 Midrand municipality workers who were fired 23 years ago.

Don't test us, police warn as 10111 strike resumes

2017-08-04 11:02

National police have warned the public not to "test" the 10111 call centre, as operators started striking again.

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