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An ode to odious Fred the Shred

FormerRoyal Bank of Scotland boss stripped of his knighthood after its collapse under his stewardship.

One in three workers live in poverty

World needs to create almost 600-million jobs in order to tackle unemployment caused by recession.

SA trapped in apartheid economy

Cosatu's Zwelinzima Vavi says SA's economic structure still remains trapped in colonialism because of overdependence on raw material exports.

Zuma calls for decent work policies in Africa

Africa needs appropriate development policies to create decent work and put an end to poverty, President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday.

Swazi festival boycott call

Swazi democracy activists are calling for artists and fans to boycott the country's world-renowned Bushfire Festival later this month.

Tobacco poisons Malawi’s children

Despite the poverty-stricken country's avowed intentions, it is dependent on the crop and those who must pick it.

Hidden agenda?

Work, ideally, should be decent. Respectable work in a safe environment with adequate remuneration is a goal to which most people aspire.

World bodies warn of mass job cuts, crawling growth

The economic crisis could throw 50-million people out of work by the end of the year, the ILO said on Wednesday, darkening gloom at the Davos summit.

SA workplace fatalities under scrutiny

The Department of Labour on Wednesday said the death of nine workers at Gold Fields, the world's fourth-largest gold producer, would take centre stage when South Africa and its international partners within the International Labour Organisation celebrate World Health and Safety Day at the end of this week.

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