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Stats SA reports 69 000 jobs lost in second quarter
Stats SA reports 69 000 jobs lost in second quarter
Employment in South Africa's non-agricultural formal sector dropped by 69 000 between March and June 2018, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) announced on Wednesday in its latest Quarterly Employment Statistics (QES) bulletin....
Red tape delays ICT imports, placing South Africa at a disadvantage that’ll cost jobs
Red tape delays ICT imports, placing South Africa at a disadvantage that’ll cost jobs
The information communications technology (ICT) industry has grown frustrated about mounting red tape over technology imports that has not only...
Miners gather at Amplats over 6 900 job cuts
Miners gather at Amplats over 6 900 job cuts
Miners gathered on Tuesday at the Khomanani shaft in the northern city of Rustenburg to protest the Amplats plan, announced just days after...
Mining, manufacturing sector lost 15 000 jobs in December
Mining, manufacturing sector lost 15 000 jobs in December
The latest figures were released by the Adcorp Employment Index on Thursday.
If only workers were not also people
If only workers were not also people
Socialists ought to be first to agree that wages are too high. Workers do price themselves out of jobs.
State wage bill 'unsustainable'
State wage bill 'unsustainable'
Ninety-one thousand jobs have been lost in the private sector, while 133 000 have been created by the government, which has led economists to...
Fewer jobs, less spending
Fewer jobs, less spending
There was acute embarrassment for the British government this week as treasury chief secretary Danny Alexander allowed himself to be photographed...
Low wages may close down plants
Low wages may close down plants
More than 300 factories which pay lower than the required minimum wage -- a third of them Chinese-owned -- face closure, with the potential loss of...
Reports of economic growth misleading, says union
Reports of economic growth misleading, says union
The employment figures released by Stats SA made a mockery of reports of economic growth, trade union Uasa said on Tuesday.
SA unemployment edges lower, job losses halted
SA unemployment edges lower, job losses halted
South Africa's official unemployment rate edged lower in the fourth quarter of 2009, halting the massive job losses that had accompanied the...
SA employment environment 'clearly negative'
SA employment environment 'clearly negative'
South Africa is keeping pace with global markets when it comes to job losses. This is according to a report on the latest quarterly update of the...
Still crazy about soccer
Still crazy about soccer
Friends Dumisani Banya (25) and Vincent Bezana (25) live in the Wonderkop village, close to the Lonmin Western mine, north of Mooinooi.

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