It should be frowned upon for a minister or proxy to call a CEO of a state entity enquiring about opportunities for comrades, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
More sun than clouds. Mild.
Even workers not renowned for militancy can be stirred into action when their pensions are threatened and this is a lesson all governments would do well to heed, says Terry Bell.
The global ascent of authoritarian populism can be traced to the ongoing economic crisis which continues to impoverish the many while enriching the few, says Terry Bell.
Democratic norms can often be eroded behind a veneer of reforms claimed to be both necessary and progressive, says Terry Bell.
Women are the greatest sufferers in the “lunatic race to the bottom” the present economic system forces workers to engage in, says Terry Bell.
Union discontent at the SABC is about more than government, staff and management at the public broadcaster because its health should concern every citizen, says Terry Bell.
If SA's fragmented labour movement fails to adapt to realities, there is every likelihood that it will continue to prop up the very system it claims to oppose, says Terry Bell.
Governments should be made to manage and regulate the way the automated future unfolds - and to do so for a benefit of the majority, says Terry Bell.
The plan announced by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba to “take the country out of recession” will instead exacerbate tensions between government and the unions, says Terry Bell.
Journalism's role is to be the eyes and ears of the public at large - an incredibly important one that puts journalism almost on the plane of a vocation, says Terry Bell.
Unions should highlight the hypocrisy of a government that claims to support job creation while freezing vacancies in the public service, says Terry Bell.
Ill-defined labels such as 'Marxist-Leninist' and 'workers’ party' belong in the political party arena and not among trade unions, says Terry Bell.
The World Economic Forum slogan of 2018 - “Creating a shared future in a fractured world - is hypocritical as the very system the WEF supports is the cause of the fractures, says Terry Bell.
Civic groups around the country are starting to coalesce and unions are beginning to flex their muscles to ensure that the pension funds of workers are protected, says Terry Bell.
The potential for Cape Town's water crisis was known more than 20 years ago but a generally unaware public underlines the importance of the flow of honest reporting, says Terry Bell.
Against the background of disproportionate wealth and widespread corruption, it should be clear why labour’s fight for decent work and a living wage deserves support, says Terry Bell.
Two vital elements seem to have been ignored in the debate about state pension funds and the government: PIC clients, and how junk status may affect negotiations, says Terry Bell.
The current relationship between the ANC and its alliance partners seems to parallel the situation that existed 30 and more years ago, says Terry Bell.
The spatial reality inherited from apartheid lies at the core of the desperation and divisiveness that all too often erupts into understandable violence, says Terry Bell.
SA's investment status downgrades further compound the woes cause by poor planning, ineptitude and corruption in government, says Terry Bell.
Terry Bell maintains that SA has the worst record in the world for sales where houses can be be bought up for as little as R100 and resold days later for perhaps R25 000.
Cape Town Southern Suburbs1st Contact T/A Sable International
Cape TownemergeR560.00 - R580.00 Per Hour
Cape Townemerge R580 000.00 - R620 000.00 Per Year
Apartments / Flats
R 13 500
R 3 750 000
Apartments / Flats
R 985 000
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