The rise in people employed in the sector is driven by increased production in field crops, forestry and aquaculture
‘We don’t have to lose jobs to breathe clean air’
South Africa is in the dire position of possessing a weak leader and no potential replacements
While the president’s predicament is creating uncertainty, the work of forging a durable social compact has struggled to gain traction. Why?
UK governments borrow money for deficit spending from corporations and the rich. But the very beneficiaries of the tax cuts Truss proposed were these ‘investors’, who baulked
It would be a boost to productivity if employees could deliver the same product or service, but in 20% less time
The industrial action is the latest in a series of economy-hitting upsets for the state logistics company
The market is the pillar of capitalist ideology, yet it is just another human institution invented and reinvented periodically across human history
Health workers in dysfunctional settings may abuse birthing patients as part of a strange rite of passage, and low-income women with less agency are more likely to suffer obstetric violence. This final year medical student relates his experience
Why is it bad that another worker, if they so wish, can undercut an established worker by being paid less?
The ‘coal fundamentalist’ energy minister says more research on cleaner coal is needed
Ukraine, per se, is not the issue. It is tragically a war-ravaged pawn in a much larger conflict: the decline of one capitalist empire and the rise of yet another.
It’s not sustainable for every employed person to support three others, analysts say
While the Democrats and Republicans use an outdated political playbook, people need protection from the capitalist system itself
Zenprop chief executive James Tannenberger, who stands to benefit financially from the River Club development, failed to address the substantive points of our original article
If a proposed minimum R23 an hour for all workers goes through, it will be the first time domestic workers are treated equally
The departure of South Africa’s highly skilled individuals shows the value placed on South African skills and makes room for transformation
Forum urges African governments to enable fair policies that create room for agribusiness to thrive and to consult the sector when formulating these
Only half of digital labour platforms could give evidence that workers were paid at or above the minimum wage, a new report shows
Porn stars and sex workers are badly treated — they should be protected by the law
In a three-part series on South Africa’s land question, Tembeka Ngcukaitobi takes a look at the colonial conquests that drove us here
Research by retail bank BNP Paribas estimates that unemployment will linger for longer in emerging markets
Climate change means hats are crucial personal protective equipment now – and work hours must become flexible
After months of little action, the planned nationwide stayaway may not be an impressive show of force by the trade union movement
Artist Levy Pooe conceptualises his work as ‘a social diary of being black in the city’
Many womxn who live and work on farms have suffered immensely during the Covid-19 lockdown
President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to announce the government’s long-awaited economic stimulus plan to deal with the effects of Covid-19. The key will be getting loans for a stimulus without ‘selling’ the country.
In the first weeks of the lockdown, workers reported that they had been left with nothing to survive on as their employers failed to apply to the UIF
A group of workers have been dismissed, but they insist they never embarked on industrial action in the first place
The queen bee syndrome, whereby women in power consciously impede the development of other women in the workplace, is slowly gaining ground in South Africa
Former Ekurhuleni workers argued in court that a programme promising to equip them with skills simply acted as a labour broker for the municipality
Education that complements robots, sustainability, minimum wages and retirement age come into it