The uncertain benefits and costs of the youth employment incentive may mean the Bill does more harm than good, writes Sean Muller.
Parliament has adopted the Employment Tax Incentive, or youth wage Subsidy, Bill.
The DA is a cringe-worthy option for those who fancy themselves informed and sensitive. But it has grown on the most unlikely of people.
Cosatu has rejected claims by Helen Zille that it is keeping people unemployed by influencing government not to implement the youth wage subsidy.
Helen Zille led a rally to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the DA's march for the youth wage subsidy, which resulted in clashes with Cosatu.
The debate over youth wage subsidies has heated up since the ANC decided to support it.
An proposed additional tax on working graduates will be unfair, says the DA Youth.
The ANC and its alliance partner Cosatu have concurred on their approach for the youth wage subsidy, says the ruling party.
The Democratic Alliance has held a picket at the Union Buildings and called on President Jacob Zuma to back the youth wage subsidy.
Ebrahim Patel told Parliament last week that SA has a strategy to deal with the pending crisis. This is an edited version of the speech he gave.
Opposition parties have slammed Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel for failing to give clarity on the implementation of a youth wage subsidy.
Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko speaks to the M&G about her party's Growth Plan and Jobs Campaign for South Africa.
Job growth has stagnated while the ANC dithers over how it will implement economic policy to spur flagging employment trends in South Africa.
A resolution of the wage dispute between the government and more than a million of its employees may be found before the end of July.
The Democratic Alliance has found an unlikely partner in the Federation of Unions of South Africa as it continues its fight for a youth wage subsidy.
Government has failed to respond to the youth unemployment crisis in South Africa, Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille said on Saturday.
DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko has called on KwaZulu-Natal premier Zweli Mkhize to implement the youth wage subsidy.
A global wage agreement and a healthy, educated workforce are necessary to produce long-lasting jobs, writes Doron Isaacs and Ilan Strauss.