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Climate crisis and gender
Climate crisis and gender
While the effects may be intense for all, climate change has a unique impact on the demographics in the population that make direct contact with...
Pinky’s promise: Domestic workers will rise up
Pinky’s promise: Domestic workers will rise up
Pinky Mashiane is wearing all black. With her lips painted deep red, she looks glamorous but tired. She’s been fasting for three days, a show of...
CCMA cases pile up with new law
CCMA cases pile up with new law
The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), has received 1 073 minimum wage referrals for the first half of this year...
Domestic workers: overworked, underpaid and unprotected
Domestic workers: overworked, underpaid and unprotected
Domestic workers wearing colourful coveralls, aprons and head wraps, some carrying mops and brooms, recently gathered at Church Square in Pretoria...
The Help is still the underclass
The Help is still the underclass
Ever since 1994, South Africa has experienced growing waves of transnational migration, and women from neighbouring countries wishing to support...
New hope for domestic workers’ rights with landmark court ruling
New hope for domestic workers’ rights with landmark court ruling
The rights of South Africa’s approximately one million domestic workers was at the centre of a landmark court ruling last week.
Hope for domestic workers
Hope for domestic workers
Maria Mahlangu had been a domestic worker for two decades when she drowned in her employer’s pool. She was employed by the De Clercq family for...
SA unemployment on the rise — Stats SA
SA unemployment on the rise — Stats SA
Over six million South Africans are unemployed, with the country’s official unemployment rate on the rise. This is according to data released by...
Call for employers to assist with saving as Sasi launches July Savings Month
Call for employers to assist with saving as Sasi launches July Savings Month
The month of July is Savings Month in South Africa, a campaign led by the South African Savings Institute (Sasi), with a focus on driving awareness...
Domestic workers carry the country
Domestic workers carry the country
South Africa has progressed over the years and there have been moves to reverse the injustices of the apartheid government. But domestic workers,...
A minimum wage must restore the dignity of black people
A minimum wage must restore the dignity of black people
The introduction of a national minimum wage must go beyond the narrow purpose of establishing a minimum floor wage, below which no worker can be...
More money, fewer jobs?
More money, fewer jobs?
Widespread strikes in the agricultural sector in 2012 culminated in a victory – a substantial hike in the minimum wage for farmworkers from R70...

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