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No work and still no UIF payout
No work and still no UIF payout
The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) is awash with cash, with a surplus of R133.3-billion, but those claiming benefits are becoming increasingly...
The lesser known and scarier facts about unemployment in South Africa
The lesser known and scarier facts about unemployment in South Africa
The latest South African jobs statistics...
You might not be as unemployed as you think you are, says Stats SA
You might not be as unemployed as you think you are, says Stats SA
It’s harder than you might think to be unemployed in South Africa – even though the unemployment rate has recently reached a record high of...
Lower unemployment rate masks worrisome work prospects
Lower unemployment rate masks worrisome work prospects
Although the latest Quarterly Labour Force Survey by Stats SA shows the unemployment rate in South Africa decreased from 26.4% in the first quarter...
Cosatu: Too early to celebrate drop in unemployment rate
Cosatu: Too early to celebrate drop in unemployment rate
The Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Tuesday said it was too early to celebrate the drop in South Africa's unemployment rate in the fourth...
SA's unemployment rate spirals further into the record books
SA's unemployment rate spirals further into the record books
Joblessness in South Africa has reached its highest level since 2008 – 25.5% in the second quarter of 2014.
Employment down for first quarter of 2014
Employment down for first quarter of 2014
Just two days before South Africa takes to the ballot boxes, the latest Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) has been released, and it is not good...
Unemployment rate drops as government hires workers
Unemployment rate drops as government hires workers
South Africa's unemployment rate, which is the highest of more than 40 emerging markets tracked by Bloomberg, fell last quarter to 24.1% as the...
South Africa loses 28 000 nonfarming jobs
South Africa loses 28 000 nonfarming jobs
South Africa, which has the highest unemployment rate of more than 40 emerging markets tracked by Bloomberg, lost 28 000 nonfarming jobs in...
Wal-Mart’s Massmart sales growth slows as spending drops
Wal-Mart’s Massmart sales growth slows as spending drops
Massmart Holdings, the South African food and goods wholesaler owned by Wal-Mart Stores, said sales growth slowed down. Sales advanced 8.9% to...
Shoprite's growth slows on weaker consumer spending
Shoprite's growth slows on weaker consumer spending
Net income rose 19% to R3.62-billion in the 12 months through June, South Africa's largest retailer said on Tuesday in a statement. That was...

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