unemployment

 
How the search for a national minimum wage laid bare South Africa's faultlines
How the search for a national minimum wage laid bare South Africa's faultlines
Government has moved a step closer to introducing a
Unemployment rises to its highest level in more than a decade
Unemployment rises to its highest level in more than a decade
South Africa’s unemployment rate rose to the highest in over a decade in the third quarter as more people started looking for employment.
​‘At least Batman, Superman and Spiderman save lives. Me? I’m just judged’
​‘At least Batman, Superman and Spiderman save lives. Me? I’m just judged’
“My favourite superhero is Batman because he drives a Maserati. I’m just a street beggar, but one day I’ll own a Maserati. For now, I believe...
​Financial distress? What distress?
​Financial distress? What distress?
These days you are likely to get parking close to the entrance of your local shopping centre, and your year-end function will probably be an office...
Lily Mine's workers eat into their savings while bids to secure a rescue deal go on
Lily Mine's workers eat into their savings while bids to secure a rescue deal go on
About 300 Lily Mine employees resigned in July in a desperate bid to get their provident funds and unemployment insurance fund. The employees had not...
June 16: There's no such thing as a lost generation, it's time to invest in our youth now
June 16: There's no such thing as a lost generation, it's time to invest in our youth now
In scrutinising the turning point of the youth commemorations, we should be alarmed by statistical predictions that by 2020...
You might not be as unemployed as you think you are, says Stats SA
You might not be as unemployed as you think you are, says Stats SA
It’s harder than you might think to be unemployed in South Africa – even though the unemployment rate has recently reached a record high of...
Letters to the editor: May 20 to 26 2016
Letters to the editor: May 20 to 26 2016
Reportedly, President Jacob Zuma last week referred to the classic pan-Africanist epic poem by the late Ingoapele Madingoane while addressing a...
Government "concern" about unemployment is not enough
Government "concern" about unemployment is not enough
NEWS ANALYSIS: The latest unemployment figures by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) means that the gap between 'the haves' and 'the have...
Smokers struggle more to find jobs
Smokers struggle more to find jobs
Though it’s long been known that smokers are more likely to be unemployed, it was not known whether smoking itself was in some way damaging...
Public works programme leaves workers vulnerable
Public works programme leaves workers vulnerable
The Expanded Public Works Programme has created more than a million jobs but because these are temporary, workers complain they are left barely...

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