Adcorp and CDE wrong about productivity decline

Adcorp and CDE wrong about productivity decline

Press statement from AIDC, 14 September 2011 Arguing for cutting workers’ wages, Adcorp and Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) mislead media and the public. The Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) and the labour broker Adcorp continue to argue...

Labour productivity is up, with real wages stagnant

Two replies to Loane Sharp by Dick Forslund and Simon Eppel, originally published in Business Report, December 19, 2012: The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) reported in its latest Quarterly Bulletin that labour productivity is going up, as it has since 1994. The...

Job protection leads to shrinking workforce

Brian Kantor, the chief strategist and economist at Investec Wealth and Investment, responds to the debate about wages and productivity between Dick Forslund from AIDC, Simon Eppel from SACTWU and Loane Sharp from Adcorp (published in Business Report, December 13, 14...
There is nothing wrong with the youth! | by Dick Forslund

There is nothing wrong with the youth! | by Dick Forslund

Youth labour more attractive, but in abundant supply The campaign for a youth wage subsidy fits well with the “common sense” truth in the business press that ordinary wages are too high and unions are too strong. The youth wage subsidy is just “an entry point to a...