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​British MP dies after shooting
​British MP dies after shooting
A member of the British parliament has died after being attacked in northern England, media reports have said.
Skills grow, but racial rift persists
Skills grow, but racial rift persists
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The long and short of wage flexibility
The long and short of wage flexibility
The inflexibility of the labour market has become a common scapegoat to explain the low rate of employment and the muted growth of firms, especially small ones. It is argued that employee-friendly labour laws put workers in a strong position vis-à-vis employers to bargain for high wages...
Expats lose out over scramble for local talent in Africa
Expats lose out over scramble for local talent in Africa
A tug of war for local talent is emerging in Africa as firms recruit to support growth ambitions on the continent – and reliance on expatriates is...
Economic week ahead: SA unemployment update
Economic week ahead: SA unemployment update
Policymakers at America's central bank will announce their latest rates decisions. Europe will update on inflation and confidence. Japan will...
Workers rally to a different flag
Workers rally to a different flag
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SA's bad economy is self-inflicted, says Marcus
SA's bad economy is self-inflicted, says Marcus
South Africa can no longer blame the global financial crisis for its flagging economic performance, says Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus.
Labour income stagnates as profits increase
Labour income stagnates as profits increase
To pose questions about the conditions of labour under democracy is to question the success of the ANC's national project itself. As the liberation...
Amcu strikes gives Oliphant sleepless nights
Amcu strikes gives Oliphant sleepless nights
Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant on Tuesday warned of turbulence in the labour market.
Expats on the back foot return home
Expats on the back foot return home
Heather Kitching, a learning and development consultant, lived abroad in both the United Kingdom and New Zealand for 12 years but returned to South...
US Condé Nast lawsuit highlights plight of interns
US Condé Nast lawsuit highlights plight of interns
Leading US publishing house, Condé Nast, whose titles include Vogue and GQ, is to stop taking on interns, in a move that...
Ninety-nine strikes in 2012 leads to R6.6bn loss in wages
Ninety-nine strikes in 2012 leads to R6.6bn loss in wages
A total of 99 strikes were recorded in 2012, close to half of them unprotected or wildcat strikes, and many of them characterised by violence,...

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