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Companies are concerned about Eskom's proposed  tariff hike which Nersa will make a decision on by the end of this month.
Business sector against Eskom’s proposed tariff hike

Friday 5 February 2016 13:51

The proposed tariff increase by Eskom of over 16 % will affect the profitability of some of the shafts of mining houses and result in massive job losses.


 Unions say the Unemployment Insurance Fund Amendment will help in a case where workers lose their jobs because of a weak economy.
Parliament holds public hearings on UIF benefits

Wednesday 3 February 2016 21:00

Parliament is holding public hearings on a proposed new dispensation for Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) benefits.


Beware of varsity degrees that will leave you unemployable: Manana

Tuesday 2 February 2016 17:19

Young people should stop pursuing university degrees that would result in them joining the list of unemployed graduates, Deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana said on Tuesday.


Kumba Iron Ore says one of the reasons they plan on cutting jobs is because of operating expenses.
Kumba Iron Ore plans to cut close to 4 000 jobs

Monday 1 February 2016 16:15

Kumba Iron Ore has announced their plans to shed close to 4 000 jobs in a massive restructuring of its Sishen mine in the Northern Cape.


NUM to challenge pending mass retrenchment

Friday 29 January 2016 14:33

The NUM says it intends challenging what it believes are imminent mass retrenchments in the mining industry.


The DA says close to 2 million South Africans have joined the ranks of the unemployed since 2009.
Democratic Alliance to march for jobs

Wednesday 27 January 2016 09:26

The Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane will lead supporters on a jobs march through the Johannesburg CBD on Wednesday.


The Democratic Alliance is going to submit a petition to Eskom regarding the payment of executive performance bonuses since 2008.
DA claims Eskom paid executives millions in bonuses

Wednesday 20 January 2016 10:08

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is claiming that Eskom paid out more than R70 million in bonuses to its executives since load shedding started eight years ago.


More than fifty North West University employees have been dismissed without pay.
N West University security employees dismissed for sleeping on duty

Friday 8 January 2016 17:12

More than fifty private security company employees at the North West University campus of Mahikeng, North West, have been dismissed.


Neil Roets says If we take into account the number of workers who have given up looking for a job, the actual unemployment figure is probably closer to 40% that the official 25.5%.
Matric class of 2015 facing grim job reality

Tuesday 5 January 2016 12:35

The matric class of 2015 is facing the stark reality that fewer than four in every 10 matriculants are going to get jobs, according to Neil Roets, CEO of debt management firm Debt Rescue.


 Two thousand jobs are on the line at Lonmin Platinum Mine in Rustenburg.
Lonmin hopes retirements will save retrenchment

Monday 28 December 2015 14:10

Platinum producer Lonmin in Rustenburg says that if workers reaching retirement age voluntarily take packages, then the move to retrench could be abandoned entirely.


Lonmin to cut 2 000 jobs

Monday 28 December 2015 08:39

Lonmin in Rustenburg, which earlier announced that 6 000 jobs will be cut at the end of this year, says it may be forced to scale down that number to just under 2 000.


The youth in agriculture and foresty has been urged to start businesses in the sector.
Cele encourages young people to create jobs

Tuesday 8 December 2015 21:17

Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Bheki Cele has encouraged young people in the agriculture and forestry industry to create jobs for themselves.


Minister Ebrahim Patel says over 1.2 million jobs have been created since the last Cosatu Congress.
Govt creating jobs amid tough economic conditions: Patel

Wednesday 25 November 2015 08:14

Minister Ebrahim Patel says jobs that have been created since the last Cosatu Congress is less that than the number of new people that have entered the labour market over the same period.


Cosatu's national congress is underway in Midrand.
Cosatu aims to eliminate infighting

Monday 23 November 2015 12:50

The second Deputy-President of Cosatu Zingiswa Losi says one of the main focuses of the labour federation's national congress, starting on Monday, is to eliminate infighting.


Deputy Secretary General of NUM William Mabapa says they expect the Cosatu congress to deal with plan to curb job losses in the mining sector.
Num demands implementation of 10 point plan

Monday 23 November 2015 09:25

Deputy Secretary General of NUM, William Mabapa says the ten point plan to curb job losses that the mineworkers' union signed recently with government and employers, needs to be followed through.


 The SACP says government  should have money to fund free education.
Don't blame Nzimande: SACP

Sunday 15 November 2015 09:30

The SACP says if government can bail out an industry, then it should have the money to fund free higher education for the poor.


SA artists empower youth through music

Thursday 12 November 2015 11:50

The City of Joburg is using music to raise awareness about one of its programmes aimed at the youth titled Vulindlel' eJozi.


Magufuli promises jobs for Tanzania’s youth

Thursday 5 November 2015 21:19

A massive job creation drive will be the focus of the fifth democratically President of Tanzania within the next five years.


Tanzania's president-elect John Magufuli has promised to speed up economic growth.
Tanzania's president-elect John Magufuli to be sworn in

Wednesday 4 November 2015 06:01

Tanzania's president-elect John Magufuli will be sworn in on Thursday to become the country's fifth head of state.


Wits has agreed to scrap outsourcing following protests by workers and students.
Wits postpones exams

Monday 2 November 2015 06:30

Wits University has postponed exams subject to approval by the Senate.


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