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Jobs Summit interventions 'doable' - Ramaphosa

Oct 05 2018 16:18

Interventions put in place at the Jobs Summit will help SA's sluggish economy on the path to recovery, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.


Jobs crisis: We all took our eyes off the ball, says BUSA vice president

Oct 05 2018 13:35

Business Unity South Africa vice president Martin Kingston says the last decade saw "significant damage" being done to the country due to various stakeholders dropping the ball - and it will take a long time to undo.


9 ways business and govt plan to create 275 000 jobs every year

Oct 05 2018 07:37

Fin24 looks at nine plans agreed to by business organisations, government, labour and community groups at the Jobs Summit in Midrand to almost double the number of jobs created every year.


#JobsSummit: 'We don't have all the answers, but it's a process'

Oct 04 2018 16:57

Business, labour, government and the community sector have been working for three months under the auspices of the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) in preparation for the Jobs Summit, in a bid to tackle the current unemployment rate of 27.2%.


R100bn boost for Ramaphosa's Jobs Summit

Oct 04 2018 18:28

The financial sector has committed R100bn over the next five years to support black businesses, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced.


Businesses expected to agree to publish pay ratios at Jobs Summit

Oct 04 2018 10:27

The Jobs Summit is set to agree to a mechanism that will see businesses employing more than 50 people reporting on pay ratios in their annual financial statements.


Skills, training, taxes: Here's how Fin24 readers would solve SA's jobs crisis

Oct 03 2018 17:44

From lowering tax rates, to developing unskilled workers and banning imports, Fin24 readers highlight some crucial points to combating the job crisis.


#JobSummit: Experience a major barrier for young job seekers

Oct 04 2018 08:12

Experience as a requirement for job applicants is one of the biggest challenges for youth seeking to enter the labour market, says the National Youth Development Agency.


Five possible solutions for SA's unemployment crisis as job summit nears

Oct 03 2018 06:28

With unemployment at over 27%, the Jobs Summit will see various parties collaborating to address unemployment. Here are some of the proposed solutions.


SA's unemployment crisis in numbers

Oct 02 2018 07:15

The Jobs Summit, which will kick off later this week, is a effort by various stakeholders to find solutions to SA’s unemployment crisis.



Numsa heads to court to stop asset sale of Gupta-linked VR Laser

Sep 18 2018 05:45

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA is heading to the high court to try and save the jobs of its members by preventing the sale of assets of VR Laser.

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