Anthea Jeffery: Economic needs must trump anti-Western ideology

2015-09-03 14:54

ANC ideology should not be allowed to trump SA’s economic needs and the plight of the 8.4 million unemployed, says Anthea Jeffery.

N West unemployment worries trade group

2015-08-23 15:21

The Select Committee on Trade and International Relations has voiced satisfaction with its North West visit, but says unemployment is still too high.

Unemployment the number one issue - Maynier

2015-08-12 15:57

DA finance spokesperson David Maynier says he was shocked to hear President Jacob Zuma say there is no "doom and gloom" in South Africa, and has vowed to make unemployment an issue in Parliament.

Greek unemployment drops in May

2015-08-06 16:00

Greece's jobless rate has fallen to 25% in May from 25.6% rate in the previous month, says the statistics agency .

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.

France's Hollande gambles on jobs growth

2015-07-28 13:30

French President Francois Hollande, who has long pledged only run for a second term in office if unemployment was falling, has upped the stakes.

PnP eyes 5 000 jobs a year through waste plan

2015-07-27 14:06

Pick n Pay has announced an ambitious campaign focusing on food waste, energy inefficiency and the waste of human talent due to high unemployment levels.

Gauteng, W Cape lead on youth employment

2015-06-30 07:24

The youth unemployment rate has increased by the largest amount in Northern Cape and North West from 2008 to 2015, according to Statistics SA.

Ten-point reform plan for unemployment crisis

2015-06-25 06:00

The SA Institute of Race Relations has published a 10-point plan relating to the labour market, which it claims will tackle SA's mounting unemployment crisis.

Working class, poor locked out of War Room - Vavi

2015-06-05 18:00

The Eskom War Room excludes trade unions and civil organisations representing those hardest hit by the power crisis, says former Cosatu head Zwelinzima Vavi.


Training for UIF beneficiaries

2015-08-31 09:56

LOCAL Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) beneficiaries will receive training in building and construction as part of a skills development ­programme with the Msunduzi Municipality.

Cees Bruggemans: Good Ship SA – change the captain, change the future

2015-08-18 16:28

Cees Bruggemans references SA’s journey to that of a sailboat - presently the economy is headed up wind, facing the oncoming challenges, a howling hurricane.

The president does not understand the extent of SA's unemployment crisis - Maimane

Speaking in Johannesburg, DA leader Mmusi Maimane said President Jacob Zuma is unaware of the extent of South Africa's unempolyment crisis. WATCH.

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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.

Unemployment rate down, but big picture worrisome

2015-07-29 15:54

Although the latest labour force survey by Stats SA shows the unemployment rate has decreased quarter-on-quarter, the bigger picture is more worrisome.

Ramaphosa’s jobs fantasy – succumbing of the last sane man in Zuma’s looney bin

2015-07-27 15:12

Cyril Ramaphosa's claim that SA is on track to “exceed” its 6 million jobs target shows one of the last sane politicians has caved in to the power virus, says Alec Hogg.

Report shows sectors with greatest jobs demand

2015-07-09 16:32

The latest report by Careers24 shows where the highest growth in demand for candidates came from and the top sectors from a candidate supply point of view.

Financial crisis hits SA youth the hardest

2015-06-29 17:57

The high rate of long-term unemployment among both young people and adults reflects the mismatch between skills and available jobs, a report by Statistics SA shows.

Unemployment piles up problems for Indonesia

2015-06-21 13:41

Indonesian companies are shedding jobs as they grapple with the weakest economic growth in six years, adding to the troubles facing President Joko Widodo.

Vavi: SA teetering on a knife-edge

2015-05-27 21:15

Statistics SA figures have revealed a horror story of unbelievably bad news for workers and the SA economy, says former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzema Vavi.

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