R350 grant: A ticket into the labour market — report

The R350 grant, which gave people without jobs a safety net during the pandemic, may have been the ticket to stopping South Africa’s labour market from flatlining. This is according to new research, which gives impetus to calls for the introduction of a basic income grant as the country endures a spiralling unemployment crisis.

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Sarah Smit
Sarah Smit
Sarah Smit is a general news reporter at the Mail & Guardian. She covers topics relating to labour, corruption and the law.

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