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Analysts split over wage subsidy

Businesses are claiming from the scheme, but it’s still unclear whether it is having a meaningful effect on youth unemployment.

Soapbox: Time to earn respect

The youth wage subsidy is a shameless populist attempt at grabbing the youth vote, writes Agang SA's Philip Machanick.

SA youth unemployment third worst in world, says Numsa

Youth unemployment in South Africa is the third highest in the world, says the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa.

Youth wage subsidy will not fix SA’s ‘broken’ labour market

Analysts have said the youth wage subsidy, which came into effect on January 1, will only bring short-term relief.

Controversial youth wage subsidy implemented

The Employment Tax Incentive Act, known as the youth wage subsidy, has come into effect despite opposition from Cosatu.

Youth wage subsidies to come into effect from January

Companies may be able to benefit from the Employment Tax Incentive Act from as early as January, after President Jacob Zuma signed the Bill into law.

Zuma signs youth wage subsidy Bill into law

The Employment Tax Incentive Act has been signed into law by Jacob Zuma and, according to treasury, aims to create jobs for young workers.

Youth wage subsidy may do more harm than good

The uncertain benefits and costs of the youth employment incentive may mean the Bill does more harm than good, writes Sean Muller.

Parliament passes youth wage subsidy Bill

Parliament has adopted the Employment Tax Incentive, or youth wage Subsidy, Bill.

Ten ways you know you’re a closet DA supporter

The DA is a cringe-worthy option for those who fancy themselves informed and sensitive. But it has grown on the most unlikely of people.

Cosatu rejects Zille’s youth wage subsidy claims

Cosatu has rejected claims by Helen Zille that it is keeping people unemployed by influencing government not to implement the youth wage subsidy.

Many facets to proposed youth wage subsidy

The debate over youth wage subsidies has heated up since the ANC decided to support it.

DA Youth opposed to graduate tax

An proposed additional tax on working graduates will be unfair, says the DA Youth.

ANC and Cosatu in agreement over youth wage subsidy

The ANC and its alliance partner Cosatu have concurred on their approach for the youth wage subsidy, says the ruling party.

DA calls on Zuma to back youth wage subsidy

The Democratic Alliance has held a picket at the Union Buildings and called on President Jacob Zuma to back the youth wage subsidy.

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