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Struggle to reach job equity

Cape Town – City business owners say they are doing their best to better employment equity in the province and disagree with the Commission for Employment Equity report, which rated the Western…

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South Africa needs new strategy to save jobs

It is very clear that stakeholders and shareholders must improve their relations to prevent a further increase in job losses. And they should come with a new strategy of tackling the ‘job…

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Unintended consequences of SA’s inflexible labour law are beginning to pile up

THE unintended consequences of South Africa’s inflexible labour law environment are beginning to pile up and create a serious risk of a “job recession”, says the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry….

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Tough conditions close Cape businesses

Tough trading conditions and high running costs have led to scores of businesses in Cape Town closing down in the past 18 months. Michael Bagraim, president of the Cape Chamber of Commerce…

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COSATU strike

BUSINESS was pleased that the Cosatu protest in Cape Town had been orderly and peaceful. “This is a great improvement on previous protests where there have been unpleasant incidents of violence and…

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