Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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Adzuna says 65% of the rarest skills within the country are in the tech industry.
Local salaries are under pressure as companies seek to automate and cut costs, recruitment agency Michael Page said.
Nuclear Energy Corporation of South Africa's spokesperson Nikelwa Tengimfene told Fin24 that the corporation was working with the department to seek a solution and pay salaries on time.
When she left her job her family was sceptical.
The PIC board is engaging with Treasury to develop a new remuneration policy for staff, members of Parliament heard.
About 300 workers at Johannesburg-based Metrobus will be striking on Monday, and it can last indefinitely, says a union official.
Many employees have unanswered questions about their salaries, wonder whether they are getting paid at market-related levels and how their benefits compare.
Ahead of Solidarity's urgent court application over taxes owed to SARS on behalf of employees, set to be heard on Tuesday morning, Denel told Fin24 the arms utility intended to honour its contractual obligations to workers.
Union Solidarity has threatened legal action against state-owned arms company Denel, after news that it would be unable to pay staff in July.
CEOs in the mining sector get the biggest remuneration.
Unions told Fin24 on Wednesday that Autopax - the Prasa subsidiary that operates Translux and City to City coach buses - had processed the payment of employee salaries on Wednesday, with the last employees likely to receive their salaries on Thursday.
Nuclear Energy Corporation South Africa spokesperson Nikelwa Tengimfene told Fin24 that the corporation would be able to pay its staff salaries on Friday and that it was on track to make the necessary payments for employee benefits thereafter.
Eskom has hit back at reports that it has paid out performance bonuses, but instead asserted it has made provision for 13th cheques as per employment contracts.
SAA spokesperson Tlali Tlali said the national carrier had paid the outstanding balance on November salaries, to all of its employees.
Electricity workers saw a large annual increase of 8.7%, and on average earned almost R44,000.
Staff in Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan's private office amounts earn salaries totaling R16.5m, according to the minister.
The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria ruled on Tuesday morning that state-owned arms utility Denel must urgently pay over unemployment insurance and tax deductions from staff members' salaries.
Denel group CEO Danie du Toit says Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni's commitment to recapitalising Denel is a welcome development.
A South African was among 11 foreign au pairs who claimed that a group of American agencies colluded to keep their salaries low. Now some South Africans will be getting a cut of a hefty settlement.
A new working paper from the Reserve Bank suggests the private sector may be responsible for driving up salaries in the public sector – and shows which sectors have seen the fastest average growth in remuneration.
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