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Labour brokers close shop

There has been allot of closures of labour broking companies since government started clamping down. Almost 550 agencies have been closed, according to research done by Adcorp. Here ... Continue Reading →
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Mine labour strife continues

After many months of strikes the unrest at the mines seems to have no end. Iafrica reports on some of the details and demands of the strikers. Mine labour strife continues Several wildcat ... Continue Reading →
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Half of Cosatu workers say violence ‘helps’ strikes

According to a worker survey of Cosato members almost half of them believe that violence is necessary during a strike to achieve the results they require. here is a article by Carol ... Continue Reading →
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Labour Expected To Lose Steam

  Following a cautiously optimistic third-quarter recovery, South Africa’s hiring pace is expected to slow down noticeably in the last four months of the year, according to the ... Continue Reading →
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Don’t hijack labour disputes for own ends: Zuma – Times LIVE

President Jacob Zuma at Marikana. He says politicians should not hijack labour disputes such as the Lonmin issue for their own interests. President Jacob Zuma has called on “politicians” ... Continue Reading →
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Labour market takes the shine off SA’s competitiveness

I appears that South Africa’s labour markets are not flexible enough. we cannot shift workers from one economic activity to another rapidly and at a low cost. Article by : Wiseman ... Continue Reading →
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Labour troubles spread to Amplats in Rustenburg

LABOUR unrest plaguing Lonmin’s Marikana mining operation in Rustenburg has spilled over to Anglo American Platinum’s Rustenburg operations. Amplats said in a statement on Wednesday ... Continue Reading →
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Stupidity of labour laws is behind the recent unrest

The laws pertaining to empowerment remains in place, yet it is clearly a form of reverse discrimination. The inability to review these laws is going to cost the economy dearly over ... Continue Reading →
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Current labour turmoil must be normalised

  Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe.(SABC) Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe says the current labour turmoil must be normalised so that the cause of the conflict can be determined. He ... Continue Reading →

S.Africa’s rand steady but labour unrest could weigh

 South Africa’s rand held steady against the dollar on Wednesday in anticipation of further stimulus for the U.S. economy, but the prospect of a nationwide strike in the country’s ... Continue Reading →