Unions challenge govt. – and opposition

The mass strike on Wednesday was only nominally about e-tolling on public roads and the problem of labour brokers. It was, in fact, a serious shot across the bow of government about the deteriorating conditions faced by wage earners, the poor and the unemployed....

A glimmer of hope for youth unemployment

Continually lost in the ongoing row about the mooted youth wage subsidy is the context in which it is being proposed. Not just the national, but the global context. It is a context in which there are fewer and fewer jobs for more and more job seekers. At the same...