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April 18, 2014 | Last Updated 11:07 PM
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IMF forecast for SA questioned
15/4/2014 11:27
IMF forecast for SA questionedAnalysts have played down the downward revision of South African GDP growth – to 2.3% from 2.8% – by the IMF.
Rio Tinto iron ore output drops in first-quarter
15/4/2014 7:40
Rio Tinto iron ore output drops in first-quarterAnglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto posted a fall in first-quarter iron ore production on Tuesday, blaming bad weather over western Australia.
‘NDP success hinges on private sector involvement, infrastructure capacity’
16/4/2014 8:41
Private sector involvement will be a significant factor in achieving the National Development Plan’s (NDP’s) targets but the sector needs low interest rates, good economic growth and a strong government infrastructure drive.
Other Labour News
AMCU strike fund gets R1mAMCU strike fund gets R1m
16/4/2014 7:23
A strike fund created by labour union Amcu has received an injection of about R1m in aid of platinum mine workers of the union who have been on a three-month-long strike over wages.
MTN starts war with 79 centsMTN starts war with 79 cents
16/4/2014 6:46
MTN has thrown down the competition gauntlet in the South African mobile phone industry by launching a flat rate of 79c per minute for prepaid customers in what the operator says will stimulate a decline in rates in the general market.
Anglo American 'mulls sale of strike-hit platinum minesAnglo American 'mulls sale of strike-hit platinum mines
14/4/2014 11:20
Anglo American's chief executive has hinted that the mining titan is looking to offload its strike-hit South African platinum mines to concentrate on open-cast extraction.
MEC launches innovative buy-back centreMEC launches innovative buy-back centre
14/4/2014 9:51
In a bid to preserve the environment and create job opportunities for young people, economic development, environment and conservation MEC Motlalepule Rosho launched the Mfidikwe Buy Back Centre at Bleskop in the Bojanala district.
‘Challenged’ Eskom may need state bailout‘Challenged’ Eskom may need state bailout
14/4/2014 8:57
Eskom has over the past year or so been lamenting deep structural challenges in its finances and has received little attention.
Vavi believes workers are divided on ANCVavi believes workers are divided on ANC
14/4/2014 6:25
Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has called for an internal debate regarding the elections saying workers were divided about voting for the ANC.
Dlamini pleads for Dlamini pleads for "ceasefire"
11/4/2014 15:08
Cosatu president Sidumo Dlamini has pleaded for a "ceasefire" between union affiliates to give the ANC's plan to help the troubled trade union federation a chance to work.
Power boost for job creation: MartinsPower boost for job creation: Martins
11/4/2014 14:39
Independent renewable power producers (IPPs) have created around 14,000 jobs over the past three years.
ANC needs strong Cosatu: RamaphosaANC needs strong Cosatu: Ramaphosa
11/4/2014 12:53
The ANC needs a strong Cosatu, not a weak, divided one, African National Congress deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa said.
Patel has goal for youth in governmentPatel has goal for youth in government
10/4/2014 15:15
Government will hand unemployed youth a second chance in the form of internships, Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel said.
Lack of jobs a concernLack of jobs a concern
10/4/2014 14:54
SAdecides team Limpopo engaged on Wednesday Mable Hall community members where they discussed issues of service delivery just four weeks before national elections.
SA ‘slow to change’SA ‘slow to change’
10/4/2014 7:50
Since the introduction of the Employment Equity Act more than a decade ago, the country is still far from achieving its targets on transformation in the workplace.
Six million jobs 'unlikely'Six million jobs 'unlikely'
10/4/2014 7:16
Statistician-general Pali Lehohla warned that the economy had a long way to go in order to address the chronic unemployment problem in South Africa.
Unemployment remains high: stats SAUnemployment remains high: stats SA
9/4/2014 14:13
Employed South Africans are highly likely to stay in their jobs, while the unemployed will find it increasingly hard to find work.
SA still faces remnants of apartheid: OliphantSA still faces remnants of apartheid: Oliphant
9/4/2014 12:34
Twenty years since South Africa's first democratic election, remnants of apartheid remain in the workplace.