EXPLAINER | Coronavirus and contractors: What if you can't meet your obligations?

2020-03-18 19:36

Whilst it is correct to associate force majeure to natural disasters, the concept covers a wide range of events, say Michael Straeuli, Damian Wright and Dominic Harris .

ANALYSIS | Old Mutual vs. Moyo: Understanding the parties' rights and obligations

2020-01-17 14:03

Although the judgment may at first seem confusing, a careful analysis of its outcome sheds more light, writes Bradley Workman-Davies.

All you need to know about SA's improved UIF benefits

2019-12-19 14:33

The UIF, as a caring organisation, understands the current economic situation and unemployment in the country, as well as the devastating impact that is appended to losing a job.

Facebook, Google drop out of Top-10 'best places to work in US' list

2019-12-11 10:55

Big tech companies, long seen as some of the world's most desirable workplaces, are losing some of their shine it seems.

'Massive uncertainty' about new parental leave benefit - employment expert

2019-11-10 16:54

If you have just welcomed a new baby and are getting ready to claim unemployment insurance for the new 10-day parental leave benefit, maybe hold your horses.

The ethics of the 4-day work week. It’s not just about the hours

2019-10-29 12:09

Reducing the amount of time spent in work doesn’t necessarily increase the amount of time available for doing what you want.

JOBS: These large companies are looking for new staff – including Mr Price, Sanlam, and Nedbank

2019-10-14 16:14

These big South African corporations are currently hiring.

Your rights during retrenchment

2019-09-16 07:38

Unfortunately, retrenchment is a reality that many employees are faced with. Knowing what your rights are – and understanding the legality around the retrenchment process – is extremely important.

Lying on your CV – 7 things to know about the new law that could land you in jail

2019-08-24 15:30

What exactly does the new law entail? What are the implications for employers? Can you be held accountable if you know someone who has lied about their credentials and you don't report them? And what constitutes lying, anyway? Fin24 has you covered.

Jobs: Ramaphosa to receive progress report from Nedlac

2019-08-01 10:50

President Cyril Ramaphosa will receive a report from the National Economic Development and Labour Council on the progress made on the 2018 Presidential Jobs Summit. This as Stats SA announced this week that the country was facing its highest unemployment level in 11 years.

 

'I quit my new job in just 5 days' - here's how it all started going downhill almost immediately and what I learnt

2020-02-11 14:23

I prioritised my mental health over a toxic working environment.

OPINION | When tertiary qualifications fail to secure jobs for women who've been told education is the doorway out of poverty, is there any hope for us?

2020-01-15 01:26

We have an employment crisis and it doesn't seem to be due to a shortage of qualified candidates.

Unpacking the new UIF Act

2019-12-19 14:33

Govt wants ArcelorMittal to sell its Saldanha plant - rather than shut it down

2019-11-11 21:29

Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel wants ArcelorMittal to 'reverse' a decision to close a plant in Saldanha.

Here are 5 points to consider when asking for a raise according to recruitment specialist

2019-10-31 16:17

"I need my account to match my lifestyle and taste."

'I live every day with suicidal thoughts' - this transwoman faces discrimination in her efforts to find work after retrenchment

2019-10-29 12:05

This hardworking woman lost her job a year ago and finding employment or even securing an interview has been an uphill battle.

These were some of the weirdest job titles in SA the past year – including ‘guillotine operator’ and ‘phlebotomist’

2019-10-03 07:02

A jobs platform worked through over 140,000 job postings to compile the list.

OPINION: Step aside, Millennials - here come the Perennials

2019-09-10 05:00

Meet the generation that is energetic, switched on and most importantly, employable, says Andrew Robinson.

13% of South Africans are constantly unemployed, a new study shows

2019-08-05 13:07

The survey shows that South Africans may be moving into and out of employment fairly frequently.

National minimum wage not the jobs poison pundits feared, says new Labour Minister

2019-07-10 10:34

Minister of Employment and Labour Thulas Nxesi told reporters in Parliament on Wednesday that the employment market had taken well to the National Minimum Wage since it was signed into law, with only 7% of employers in the country not complying.

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