Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
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.
Next week, South Africa will host yet another annual World Economic Forum on Africa, in Cape Town. There will be lofty media interviews and addresses - the usual, says Solly Moeng.
The City of Johannesburg, in a women's month-inspired ceremony, has welcomed their first batch of 450 beneficiaries of the City's insourcing programme for cleaners.
According to the latest estimates, nearly 7 million people in South Africa are unemployed.
But just how big is that number? Fin24 puts it into perspective.
The survey shows that South Africans may be moving into and out of employment fairly frequently.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has described the country's unemployment rate as a "deep and serious crisis". Watch.
In June, the Department of Employment and Labour spent R3.5m to send 35 delegates to accompany President Ramaphosa to a conference in Geneva, Switzerland. Now the DA wants to know what they achieved and how whatever lessons were learned will be implemented.
Business Leadership South Africa CEO Busisiwe Mavuso said while government’s catalytic investments aimed at kick-starting the economy were well-intentioned, they were no substitute for organic investment from the private sector.
The country's unemployment rate was 27.6% in the first quarter of 2019, meaning the rate has increased by 1.4 percentage points.
A new South African app has launched to help match employers across the country with the right staff quickly, and help job seekers find work.
The publication of South Africa’s latest unemployment figures was this time accompanied by an argument that official statistics don’t count economic activities in the informal sector, say Mike Rogan and Caroline Skinner.
Who would you prefer to take over your job – robots or people?
We simply have to make it easier to be an employer in SA. And we have to be prepared to stand up to the unions when their interests threaten the interests of the unemployed and the low skilled, writes Mmusi Maimane.
With the unemployment rate climbing to its highest levels since 2008, 6.7 million South Africans are struggling to put food on the table.
Those South Africans who have jobs should never rest while so many of their compatriots are out of work, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.
President Cyril Ramaphosa will receive a progress report on the Framework Agreement reached in the 2018 Jobs Summit. Fin24 recaps what the agreement stated.
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.
Improving economic growth is the answer to addressing worsening unemployment levels, say economists.
Minister of Employment and Labour Thulas Nxesi has said his department would leverage the Unemployment insurance Fund and the Compensation Fund as agents in job preservation and skills development for the unemployed.
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