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A group of men sit along a road looking for work. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES

SA lost 44,000 jobs in first quarter

Statistics SA quarterly employment statistics show loss of jobs is consistent with slowdown in economic activity during first three months of this year

Dispute over 0.6% public sector wage clawback resolved

Unions march through the streets of Pretoria. Picture: Dominic Skelton

Political level approval secures 7% wage hike for SA’s 1.3-million public servants

Gold companies table opening offers

Picture: AFP PHOTO/OZAN KOSE

NUM says negotiators are ‘poles apart’ after miners offer wage increases of between 7.8% and 13% at entry level, as well as profit sharing

Gold companies to base offers on individual circumstances

Picture: REUTERS

Chamber of Mines says five companies negotiating increases in sector will put forward wage, gain-share offers based on individual financial circumstances

Youth unemployment has worsened since 2008, Stats SA report shows

Picture: THINKSTOCK

Youth unemployment deteriorates between 2008 and first quarter of this year, and more young people give up looking for work, youth labour report shows


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