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Global unemployment at lowest level in almost 40 years

Global unemployment at lowest level in almost 40 years

10/12/2018 - 09:32
While global unemployment has fallen to its lowest level in almost 40 years, SA is among four countries with an unemployment rate higher than that immediately preceding the 2007/08 global financial crisis. read more
New Checkers in Plettenberg Bay creates 160 new jobs in local community

New Checkers in Plettenberg Bay creates 160 new jobs in local community

27/03/2018 - 15:02
Checkers Plettenberg Bay Mall is one of 20 new look Checkers supermarkets in South Africa at the moment.  read more
Solutions to save the SA economy

Solutions to save the SA economy

25/07/2017 - 11:55
Low economic growth, recorded since 2011, is dragging down the employment rate which is negatively impacting the youth the most, a survey revealed. read more
Trade and business services lost the most jobs in the first quarter

Trade and business services lost the most jobs in the first quarter

27/06/2017 - 14:43
Employment levels fell in the first quarter of 2017, though mining and construction both showed increased. read more
 Direct sellers rake in over R10bn for SA economy

Direct sellers rake in over R10bn for SA economy

13/07/2016 - 12:32
Johannesburg – Direct sellers have managed to increase sales by 13.1%, to R10.93bn for the 2015 financial year, despite a tough economic environment. read more
SA workers keen to switch jobs for better pay - survey

SA workers keen to switch jobs for better pay - survey

11/07/2016 - 15:41
Cape Town - The urge to move to greener pastures in search of a higher salary and more promising career prospects is rife among South Africa's increasingly restless workforce, a survey has shown.  read more
Costco doing something it hasn’t done in nine years - USA

Costco doing something it hasn’t done in nine years - USA

07/03/2016 - 09:33
Costco Wholesale Corp. is raising entry-level wages for its hourly workers for the first time since 2007. read more
Massive job cuts at South Africa’s largest clothing retailer: report

Massive job cuts at South Africa’s largest clothing retailer: report

10/02/2016 - 09:49
South Africa’s largest clothing retailer, Edcon, is set to undergo massive job cuts at its head office in Johannesburg, according to reports. read more
Fastest Growing Industries for 2015

Fastest Growing Industries for 2015

03/02/2015 - 15:57
While it’s hard to say with certainty exactly what 2015 has in store, a review of the past year paints a pretty good picture of what’s to come for job seekers.  read more
Uber creates 2 000 jobs in South Africa

Uber creates 2 000 jobs in South Africa

22/01/2015 - 13:38
Uber, the app that connects riders with drivers, says it has already created over 2 000 jobs across South Africa since launching in late 2013. read more
More jobs and better pay are vital to create a more equal SA

More jobs and better pay are vital to create a more equal SA

07/11/2014 - 11:03
SA’s tax and government spending policies do the most to redistribute wealth from the rich to the poor compared to other middle-income countries, says a new World Bank study. Yet SA remains the most unequal society among them. read more
22 000 jobs created, data shows

22 000 jobs created, data shows

31/10/2014 - 09:40
Pretoria - 22 000 jobs have been created between the second and third quarters of this year, Statistics SA said on Thursday. read more
Unemployment data put jobs in spotlight

Unemployment data put jobs in spotlight

30/10/2014 - 08:59
Jobs — or rather the lack of them — will come into focus on Thursday when Statistics SA releases unemployment data for the third quarter. read more
More jobs but fewer skills

More jobs but fewer skills

16/09/2014 - 13:00
Johannesburg - The rate of employment creation has increased since 1994 with black people benefiting the most, the presidency said on Monday. read more
SA formal employment rises

SA formal employment rises

25/06/2014 - 12:09
Year-on-year employment in South Africa increased by 42,000 between March 2013 and March 2014, new data showed on Tuesday. read more
Kodak replaces restructuring guru

Kodak replaces restructuring guru

24/01/2012 - 07:57
New York - The Eastman Kodak Company replaced its chief restructuring officer on Monday, just a handful of days after it filed for bankruptcy protection. read more
SA wine consumers on the rise

SA wine consumers on the rise

23/01/2012 - 10:57
Traditional stereotypes about wine in South Africa are fading as a new generation of black wine connoisseurs and producers enters the wine scene. read more
Pick n Pay appoints merchandising head

Pick n Pay appoints merchandising head

18/01/2012 - 10:28
Retailer Pick n Pay announced on Tuesday that international retail professional Helmut Hoerz would join the company for a two-year assignment as head of merchandising. read more
Edcon appoints new CFO

Edcon appoints new CFO

18/01/2012 - 09:06
Johannesburg - Clothing, footwear and textiles retailer Edcon on Tuesday announced the appointment of Mark Richard Bower as deputy chief executive and chief financial officer (CFO) following the resignation of Stephen Robert Binnie. read more
Tiger chair steps down

Tiger chair steps down

18/01/2012 - 08:47
Johannesburg - Tiger Brands [JSE:TBS] announced on Tuesday that its chairperson and director, Lex van Vught, will step down with effect from next month.  read more
Workers at Unilever UK set to strike

Workers at Unilever UK set to strike

17/01/2012 - 07:52
British workers at Unilever plan to escalate strike action this week with 11 days of rolling stoppages starting on Wednesday in a dispute over plans to axe the consumer goods group's final-salary pension scheme. read more
More jobs created in December

More jobs created in December

11/01/2012 - 08:32
Johannesburg - Over 100 000 new jobs were created in December 2011, with temporary work growing the fastest, according to the Adcorp Employment Index released on Tuesday. read more
Local poultry producers blame minister

Local poultry producers blame minister

08/11/2011 - 08:05
Astral CEO says the continued export of maize is harming the local chicken industry and making food more expensive for South Africans read more
First spike in new jobs since 2009 recession

First spike in new jobs since 2009 recession

02/11/2011 - 10:12
But analysts are concerned about discrepancies between Statistics SA’s quarterly labour force survey and its quarterly employment survey read more
Thousands of farmers could quit land — Absa

Thousands of farmers could quit land — Absa

27/10/2011 - 09:53
The number of commercial farmers in SA would decline sharply from the current 40000 to 15000 in the next 15 to 20 years due to unfriendly agriculture policies and curbs on land ownership unless the government rethought the strategic importance of the sector, Absa warned yesterday. read more
Watchdog investigates Olympus as chief quits

Watchdog investigates Olympus as chief quits

27/10/2011 - 09:24
Taiga Uranaka and Noriyuki Hirata Tokyo Olympus head Tsuyoshi Kikukawa resigned yesterday after a scandal over hefty advisory fees wiped out half of the 92-year-old firm’s market value, but his successor stuck with the company’s line that it had done nothing wrong. read more
SA producer price index is expected to have increased at 10.3% year on year

SA producer price index is expected to have increased at 10.3% year on year

25/10/2011 - 08:31
SA's producer price index is expected to have increased at 10.3% year on year in September from the 9.6% seen in August, a survey by I-Net Bridge/BusinessLIVE has found.  read more
Walmart: State's appeal unsubstantiated

Walmart: State's appeal unsubstantiated

21/10/2011 - 11:00
Cape Town - An appeal for a review of the merger between United States retail giant Walmart and local company Massmart Holdings [JSE:MSM] is "factually insupportable" and "legally misconceived", the Competition Appeal Court heard on Thursday. read more
SA improves rank for ease of doing business

SA improves rank for ease of doing business

21/10/2011 - 08:19
South Africa is ranked 35 out of 138, up from its previous ranking of 36 The ease of doing business in South Africa improved one place this year to rank 35 out of 183 economies, according to a new World Bank report.  read more
Pick n Pay faces R250m bill for layoffs

Pick n Pay faces R250m bill for layoffs

20/10/2011 - 09:42
Pick n Pay, SA’s second-largest grocer, may spend as much as R250m to cut 10% of its workforce and is casting its eye over the rest of the company as it implements its transformation programme aimed at bringing global best practices into the group.  read more
China’s economic growth slows

China’s economic growth slows

18/10/2011 - 09:11
China's rapid economic growth eased in the latest quarter to a still-robust 9.1 percent amid government efforts to prevent overheating. read more
Philips to cut 4500 jobs

Philips to cut 4500 jobs

17/10/2011 - 08:29
Profit falls 85% on higher restructuring and raw material costs as company embarks on 800 million euro cost cutting scheme read more
Walmart impact on agriculture dissected

Walmart impact on agriculture dissected

17/10/2011 - 08:20
Johannesburg - South African farmers are yet to realise what the Walmart/Massmart Holdings [JSE:MSM] deal is doing to do to them, according to Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson read more
Tribunal disallows tie-up by seed giants

Tribunal disallows tie-up by seed giants

17/10/2011 - 08:17
Johannesburg,- The Competition Tribunal has prohibited the merger between the US multinational Pioneer Hi-Bred International, and SA's Pannar Seed. read more
The mini-budget tightrope

The mini-budget tightrope

17/10/2011 - 08:11
Johannesburg - The next big event in South Africa’s policy cycle is the Medium Term Budgetary Policy Statement - the so-called “mini-budget” - on October 25. read more
Gordhan to launch new rescue for factories

Gordhan to launch new rescue for factories

17/10/2011 - 08:05
Cape Town -The government is expected to announce a new rescue package for the manufacturing sector when Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan tables his medium-term budget policy statement in Parliament next week. read more
Woolworths heads to Nigeria

Woolworths heads to Nigeria

13/10/2011 - 10:14
Johannesburg - High-end South African supermarket chain Woolworths Holdings [JSE:WHL] is to open three stores in Nigeria in December, its first foray into Africa’s most populous nation as it counters a move into the poorest continent by the world’s biggest retailer, Walmart. read more
Adcorp rises on demand for skills

Adcorp rises on demand for skills

13/10/2011 - 09:19
Recruitment and research company Adcorp yesterday reported modest profit for the six months to August in spite of companies' reluctance to hire this year as the possibility of an economic slowdown rears its head.  read more
'Manufacturing improvement not yet on the cards'

'Manufacturing improvement not yet on the cards'

12/10/2011 - 09:01
A number of factors will keep the local manufacturing sector under continued pressure going forward, Stewart Jennings, chairman of the Manufacturing Circle and PG Group CEO said in an interview with BusinessLIVE.  read more
Woolworths berated for chairman choice

Woolworths berated for chairman choice

12/10/2011 - 08:39
It was “absolutely unacceptable” that Woolworths Holdings did not provide a satisfactory explanation for its reason to appoint Simon Susman as chairman, shareholder activist Theo Botha said yesterday.  read more
Trade conditions under pressure

Trade conditions under pressure

12/10/2011 - 08:32
Johannesburg - Current trade conditions as reflected by the trade activity index (Tai) deteriorated to a seasonally adjusted 45 in September from 48 in August, indicating business perceives trade conditions to be under pressure. read more
Sappi share surge after news of job cuts

Sappi share surge after news of job cuts

10/10/2011 - 09:14
Sappi rose the most in 11 months in JSE trading after saying it would cut local jobs amid falling demand for its products. read more
Clothing deal bears fruit as firm adds workers

Clothing deal bears fruit as firm adds workers

10/10/2011 - 08:19
Cape Town clothing manufacturer to increase its workforce by 25% — the first significant employment growth in any metropolitan area in years read more
SA firm aims to up supplies to Walmart

SA firm aims to up supplies to Walmart

10/10/2011 - 08:12
Cape Town - US retail giant Walmart is warming up to small Cape Town manufacturer Econo-Heat as it is proving that growth in volumes help to reduce labour costs and to beat Chinese rivals. read more
Massmart tones down argument

Massmart tones down argument

07/10/2011 - 15:12
Massmart CEO says his company does not disagree with the three government departments opposing its merger with Walmart read more
What happens to Apple after Jobs?

What happens to Apple after Jobs?

06/10/2011 - 09:42
Steve Jobs, Apple Inc's co-founder and former CEO who died Wednesday after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, created a series of seminal electronics products, reinvented several industries, and built Apple into a $350 billion juggernaut.  read more
Deal on 30% wage cut for new textile sector staff

Deal on 30% wage cut for new textile sector staff

06/10/2011 - 08:20
Cape Town — Textile industry employers yesterday concluded a landmark deal with a trade union to offer 30% lower wages to new employees, in an innovative bid to create more jobs and revive the fortunes of SA’s clothing sector.  read more
Govt: Walmart merger will devastate jobs

Govt: Walmart merger will devastate jobs

05/10/2011 - 09:13
Johannesburg - Walmart's acquisition of Massmart Holdings [JSE:MSM] can have a "potentially devastating" effect on local jobs, three government departments said on Tuesday. read more
Raids show workers are abused, says union

Raids show workers are abused, says union

04/10/2011 - 08:22
Raids on 12 clothing factories in Newcastle over the past week had exposed violations of human and labour rights, the South African Clothing and Textile Workers Union said yesterday.  read more
Retailer creates jobs for 7 000

Retailer creates jobs for 7 000

03/10/2011 - 09:14
Shoprite Holdings was addressing the demands for broad-based black economic empowerment by creating employment opportunities for an increasing number of previously disadvantaged people, chairman Christo Wiese said in the group’s latest annual report. He said this approach “avoided a path intended to benefit a few at the expense of the wider community”. read more
Ad industry unites against ban

Ad industry unites against ban

03/10/2011 - 08:26
Cape Town - Members of the advertising industry have come together in an effort to prevent the government's proposed ban on alcohol advertising, it emerged on Friday. read more
Transport charter is leaking air

Transport charter is leaking air

03/10/2011 - 08:20
Johannesburg - The country celebrates October as transport month but black entrepreneurs in the trucking business are up in arms that the government has done little to enforce the industry’s empowerment charter. read more
Alcohol ad ban will close firms - agency

Alcohol ad ban will close firms - agency

30/09/2011 - 08:56
Johannesburg - Banning alcohol advertising will force small and medium outdoor advert companies to close down, Out of Home Media SA (OHMSA) said on Thursday.  read more
SA shed 395 000 jobs in 2010

SA shed 395 000 jobs in 2010

29/09/2011 - 08:41
Pretoria - About 395 000 jobs were lost in 2010 compared to the previous year, Statistics SA said on Wednesday. read more
International research project seeks to boost rooibos exports

International research project seeks to boost rooibos exports

28/09/2011 - 10:06
An international project is underway to improve the export competitiveness of rooibos could increase current production, sustain jobs and boost the value of exported tea. read more
Unions to revive Sacotu

Unions to revive Sacotu

28/09/2011 - 09:11
Johannesburg - Fedusa and the National Council of Trade Unions (Nactu) on Tuesday agreed to start the process of reviving the SA Confederation of Trade Unions (Sacotu). read more
W Cape labour, business to sign historic accord

W Cape labour, business to sign historic accord

26/09/2011 - 09:15
The Cape Chamber of Commerce and the Congress of SA Trade Unions are due to sign an agreement on co-operation, the first of its kind between a regional business organisation and the labour movement, on Monday, September 26.  read more
‘Job summit an urgency’

‘Job summit an urgency’

21/09/2011 - 10:08
The need for a job creation summit has become more urgent following the news that the economy was battling to create formal employment in the private sector, says President of the Cape Chamber of Commerce Michael Bagraim. read more
Newcastle textile shop owner gets spot fine

Newcastle textile shop owner gets spot fine

19/09/2011 - 08:44
The owner of a textile factory in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, who was fined R12 000 for employing nine undocumented immigrants, says that the lack of local skilled labour forced her into committing the offence. read more
WCape business, labour overcome hostilities

WCape business, labour overcome hostilities

16/09/2011 - 12:43
The Cape Chamber of Commerce and the Western Cape branch of the Congress of SA Trade Unions will sign a memorandum of understanding on cooperation, which both sides say is the start of overcoming traditional hostilities. read more
No use crying: Dairy farmers in SA could soon be extinct

No use crying: Dairy farmers in SA could soon be extinct

13/09/2011 - 08:20
Dairy farmers in SA could soon be extinct, with almost two-thirds having already deserted the industry over a little more than a decade as their margins have shrunk .  read more
Counterfeit jerseys steal jobs

Counterfeit jerseys steal jobs

12/09/2011 - 16:54
Johannesburg - Thabo Sentletse* sells replica Springbok jerseys in the streets of Johannesburg for R200. read more
Cabinet to discuss draft BEE bill soon

Cabinet to discuss draft BEE bill soon

08/09/2011 - 10:16
The Cabinet is expected to start deliberations on a draft empowerment bill next week, aimed at overhauling transformation in the manufacturing, retail and agricultural sectors.  read more
Workers to fight for a living wage

Workers to fight for a living wage

06/09/2011 - 14:39
South African workers will be more determined to fight for a living wage after the release of the Sunday Times rich list, the Congress of SA Trade Union (Cosatu) said. read more
Business to tackle executive pay issue

Business to tackle executive pay issue

05/09/2011 - 08:58
Business will be addressing the contentious issue of executive pay in talks with labour and the government over the coming months, according to Business Unity SA (Busa).  read more
Poor growth squeezes ambitious jobs targets

Poor growth squeezes ambitious jobs targets

31/08/2011 - 13:28
Contractions in manufacturing, mining and agriculture were the main reason for the slowdown, boosting hopes for a rate cut read more
SA vineyard workers maltreated - report

SA vineyard workers maltreated - report

23/08/2011 - 10:36
Johannesburg - Workers at vineyards producing South Africa's internationally renowned wines are denied many of their basic rights, a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report said on Tuesday. read more
Ackerman joins call to relax ‘rigid’ labour laws

Ackerman joins call to relax ‘rigid’ labour laws

18/08/2011 - 08:49
Manuel agrees with Gordhan on removing hurdles to job creation read more
Pick n Pay appoints deputy chief executive officer

Pick n Pay appoints deputy chief executive officer

17/08/2011 - 16:12
Richard van Rensburg appointed as Pick n Pay's new deputy chief executive officer. read more
Two major newcomers plan to spice up SA's FMCG food market

Two major newcomers plan to spice up SA's FMCG food market

17/08/2011 - 15:59
SA’s fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) market is set for a shakeup. At the retail level Walmart will see to it. At the product-supply level two new foreign entrants, Iffco Worldwide and Diplomat, aim to do the same, reports The Financial Mail. read more
Fruit, vegetable sector ‘could yield many more jobs’

Fruit, vegetable sector ‘could yield many more jobs’

16/08/2011 - 11:38
Bureau says SA’s agricultural sector could create at least 400000 extra jobs if more attention was given to boosting the fruit and vegetable subsectors read more
India courting Africa

India courting Africa

12/08/2011 - 13:10
India said on Tuesday it expects to reach a preferential trading deal with the Southern African Customs Union by the end of the year as it seeks to expand its economic footprint on the African continent. read more
SA wine bottling industry in economic decline

SA wine bottling industry in economic decline

10/08/2011 - 14:26
The Simondium bottling plant of FirstCape Vineyards, the biggest exporter of SA wine to the UK, stands idle, with 25 workers laid off.  read more
 Shoprite’s Metcash deal approved on condition that jobs are not lost

Shoprite’s Metcash deal approved on condition that jobs are not lost

10/08/2011 - 11:18
The Competition Tribunal recently approved the Shoprite Metcash franchise deal on condition that jobs are not lost in the process.  read more
World's biggest poultry exporter shows commitment to SA trade partnership

World's biggest poultry exporter shows commitment to SA trade partnership

20/07/2011 - 09:39
Johannesburg, Tuesday, 19 July 2011. Today, the Brazilian Poultry Association (UBABEF), in partnership with the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (ApexBrasil) addressed members of the South African food and retail sector, at a seminar entitled “Brazil: A World Leader in Poultry Production.” read more
Strike hits food producer

Strike hits food producer

18/07/2011 - 10:45
Johannesburg - Some 2 000 workers at the Sasko Grain unit of Pioneer Food Group downed tools this week, the Food and Allied Workers Union said on Friday, escalating nation-wide strikes in SA.  read more
KWV chief quits abruptly

KWV chief quits abruptly

18/07/2011 - 10:35
Johannesburg - KWV CEO Thys Loubser has resigned with immediate effect, its majority owner Hosken Consolidated Investments, said on Friday.  read more
Massmart announces senior appointment to head up R100 million Supplier Development Programme

Massmart announces senior appointment to head up R100 million Supplier Development Programme

15/07/2011 - 10:01
In line with Massmart and Walmart’s commitment to develop local suppliers, Massmart announced the appointment of Mncane Mthunzi, current CEO of the Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA), as Supplier Development Executive.  read more
Pick n Pay job cuts pinned on old errors

Pick n Pay job cuts pinned on old errors

12/07/2011 - 15:06
Large-scale retrenchments at Pick n Pay have raised questions about the company’s leadership, but analysts say its problems are not entirely the fault of those at the helm. read more
Mixed jobs performance Adcorp says

Mixed jobs performance Adcorp says

11/07/2011 - 14:28
Permanent and temporary employment, mainly in unskilled and semi-skilled categories dropped sharply last month, while positions in the unofficial sector climbed as did high-skilled management and professional services jobs. This was according to Adcorp 's Employment Index, the recruitment and research company said on Monday. read more
Rainbow: Wage talks deadlocked

Rainbow: Wage talks deadlocked

11/07/2011 - 11:17
Wage negotiations between the Food and Allied Workers' Union (Fawu) and Rainbow Chicken entered a deadlock at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation, and Arbitration (CCMA) on Thursday. read more
Pick n Pay Announces Retrenchments

Pick n Pay Announces Retrenchments

07/07/2011 - 13:46
[Cape Town, 06 July 2011] Pick n Pay announced today that it had communicated with SACCAWU in terms of Section 189A and 189 (3) of the Labour Relations Act, that due to operational requirements, it was contemplating the retrenchment of approximately 3137 workers at the company within the non-management bargaining unit (NMBU). read more
Pick n Pay job cuts 'highlight litany of errors'

Pick n Pay job cuts 'highlight litany of errors'

07/07/2011 - 12:00
The intention by Pick n Pay to retrench more than 3,000 employees has underlined the seriousness of the situation that the group has found itself in as it tries to play catch-up to rivals after a series of errors made by the group over the past few years, according to an analyst. read more
Behind Pick n Pay’s over 3 000 retrenchments

Behind Pick n Pay’s over 3 000 retrenchments

07/07/2011 - 11:58
CAPE TOWN - Since Pick n Pay founder Raymond Ackerman retired last March, Pick n Pay management has repeatedly stated the need for a relationship with its trade union that goes two ways. It wants more concessions from Saccawu and more productivity from labour. read more
Five unions to join national strike

Five unions to join national strike

05/07/2011 - 06:36
Johannesburg - An engineering workers strike for better wages supported by several trade unions was set to continue on Tuesday, the National Union of Metal Workers of SA (Numsa) said.  read more
National strike before year-end

National strike before year-end

01/07/2011 - 08:04
Midrand - Secretary-General of the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu), Zwelinzima Vavi, ended the four-day Cosatu central committee meeting on Thursday on as sombre note, saying there will be a national strike before the end of the year. read more
Cosatu: Jobless trends bleak

Cosatu: Jobless trends bleak

28/06/2011 - 08:15
Johannesburg - Employment and unemployment trends continue to paint a bleak picture, Cosatu said on Monday as it released a research report at its four-day central committee meeting. read more
Morrison named CEO at Campbell Soup

Morrison named CEO at Campbell Soup

27/06/2011 - 08:46
As expected, Campbell Soup Co. named Denise Morrison president and chief executive, effective Aug. 1, succeeding Douglas R. Conant, who served more than 10 years in that role, the company said Thursday. read more
Wage talks deadlock

Wage talks deadlock

22/06/2011 - 12:34
Wage negotiations in the chemical, wood and paper sectors have deadlocked, the Chemical, Energy, Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Worker' Union (Ceppwawu) said on Tuesday. read more
Formal employment edges up 0,6%

Formal employment edges up 0,6%

21/06/2011 - 08:22
The number of people employed in the formal non-agricultural sector rose 0,6% in the first quarter of 2011 from the previous quarter, according to data released by Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) on Tuesday. read more
Million women can't sue Walmart

Million women can't sue Walmart

21/06/2011 - 07:36
Washington - The US Supreme Court rejected a mammoth class-action lawsuit charging sex discrimination at Walmart stores on Monday in a ruling that could affect major cases in other industries.  read more
Revamp to BEE laws on the cards

Revamp to BEE laws on the cards

15/06/2011 - 07:43
Cape Town - Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies will soon present proposals to the cabinet for changes to the Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment Act and the refinement of the Codes of Good Practice, President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday.  read more
Cosatu welcomes R9bn jobs fund

Cosatu welcomes R9bn jobs fund

09/06/2011 - 07:55
Cape Town - Trade union federation Cosatu on Wednesday welcomed the launch of the government's jobs fund, but reiterated the warning that the country was "sitting on a ticking bomb" of millions of unemployed young people. read more
A ticking bomb - Cosatu

A ticking bomb - Cosatu

08/06/2011 - 09:56
Six million South Africans want jobs but cannot find them, Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said on Monday evening. read more
 6000 fishing workers on strike

6000 fishing workers on strike

03/06/2011 - 11:38
About 6000 Food and Allied Workers' Union members in the pelagic fishing sector will embark on a legal strike at various plants on the West Coast, in Gansbaai and Hout Bay, on Friday at noon, the union said. read more
Flat year for Adcorp but market share is up

Flat year for Adcorp but market share is up

26/05/2011 - 07:22
Employment services company Adcorp reported flat headline earnings for the year to February yesterday and conceded that the year had been challenging as a result of sustained political and regulatory pressure on labour broking. read more
Crucial economic crossroads

Crucial economic crossroads

23/05/2011 - 13:13
The South African economy is at a crucial crossroads and wrong decisions about the direction it takes could see the country left wallowing in low, jobless growth while other emerging markets power ahead, Investec Asset Management strategist Michael Power warned this week. read more
Del Monte Nabs Hershey's CEO

Del Monte Nabs Hershey's CEO

19/05/2011 - 07:44
Hershey Co.'s chief executive, David J. West, is departing for a considerably smaller and arguably less glamorous company but one that could provide a bigger payday down the road. read more
Pick n Pay annouces the retirement of Merchandise Director Kevin Korb

Pick n Pay annouces the retirement of Merchandise Director Kevin Korb

13/05/2011 - 08:51
(Cape Town, 12 May 2011) Pick n Pay today confirmed the retirement of Merchandise Director Kevin Korb, after 30 years at the company. He will leave Pick n Pay at the end of June. read more
New jobs scarce in Western Cape

New jobs scarce in Western Cape

12/05/2011 - 08:14
Cape Town - The Western Cape economy is showing healthy growth, as indicated by the Sake24 and BoE Private Clients latest barometer information for March.  read more