National Economic Development And Labour Council

Everything Ramaphosa said about the economy in the Sona

The poor condition of state-owned enterprises remains a blight on growth forecasts

‘Closed shop’ Nedlac grilled again

Critics are asking if the council, which debates social and economic policies, is fit for purpose

SA’s electricity issues are fixable but we need political will

The need for electricity is so dire that there are suggestions for power station ships be brought into South African ports and plugged into the grid

Businesses expected to agree to publish pay ratios at Jobs Summit

Businesses are already required to report income differentials under the Employment Equity Act

Numsa marches for jobs to Nedlac

About 2 000 Numsa members marched for jobs on the National Economic Development and Labour Council premises in Rosebank.

Nedlac chief calls for consensus to aid growth

Nedlac head Alistair Smith says business, labour, government and civil society need to work together in order to curb unemployment and growth issues.

‘Rushed’ labour Bills under fire

Business has claimed that "irrational" labour Bills were passed before a final Nedlac report and were not properly assessed by stakeholders.

Beware Cosatu’s strike, employers told

Employers have been urged to make contingency plans ahead of Cosatu's planned nationwide strike over labour brokers and new tolls in Gauteng.

Labour-law review looks at brokers

Negotiations on the review of South Africa's labour legislation reached an advanced stage.

‘Don’t use the strikes to further your agenda’

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has called on unions to focus on the issues and not use strikes to further the call for a ban on labour brokers.

Nationwide bus strike called off

A bus strike planned for Monday has been cancelled after industry employees accepted their employers' offer.

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it