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SAA 2.0 hopes to start lean and grow from next year

Draft agreement document spells out that R1.5-billion will be needed to fund severance packages for 2 400 of the airline’s employees

Covid concerns have call centres closing doors — and opening new ones

The sector employs 60 000 people in the Western Cape alone. Whereas some centres have cut staff, others are reskilling and preparing for a different future

An emergency budget needs bold decisions, including a bigger public sector

Choosing this path would create work for many while also building the infrastructure that the country needs

Gordhan steps into SAA crisis, announces a stop to retrenchments

The minister is also expected to announce talks with unions towards a new airline after the shut-down of the cash-strapped national carrier

SAA rescuers give affected parties two options: Wind down or liquidate

As SAA subsidiaries declare hardship to staff, business-rescue practitioners urge them to sign agreements to save severance payouts

South Africa’s Covid-19 economic stimulus plan — opportunity out of crisis

The president’s R500-billion economic package offers a new deal for desperate South Africans across the class divide

Eusebius McKaiser: A letter to us people who live in the suburbs

The Covid-19 lockdown means wealthy citizens must take a long-overdue look at our privilege. Now is the time for cross-class solidarity

SAA’s choice: Restructure and cut 2 200 jobs or liquidate and lose 4 700

The business rescue practitioners say 29 of the fleet of 48 planes, various routes and inefficient services also need to go in the state-owned airline is to survive

SAA’s rescue men fly in defiance

The airline’s business rescue practitioners ignored a warning not to announce route closures and possible job cuts ahead of a restructuring plan

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