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19/10/2016

Compensation Fund SCAM alert!

SCAM ALERT DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR’S COMPENSATION FUND WARNS OF A SCAM USING BOGUS COMPANY NAME: COMPENSATION INSURE INTERNATIONAL. The Compensation Fund cautions the public and stakeholders of a scam in which...   More


10/10/2016

CAPES Annual Review 2016

Please find attached the CAPES Annual Review 2016. This document provides insight into the key issues over the past year and the work that CAPES has undertaken on behalf of the industry. Please feel free to...   More


04/10/2016

Charging Fees to Work seekers / TES Employees

There have been more reports about “employment agencies” charging job seekers for their services. Professional staffing companies make their money by charging fees to their clients (organisations seeking...   More


30/09/2016

COSATU claims high Youth unemployment is national emergency

ISSUED BY COSATU: The recent acknowledgement by the Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan that South Africa's high youth unemployment rate is a national emergency will be a welcome development only if he was...   More


28/09/2016

Employment Tax Incentive Government Gazette published with proposed R20 mil p/a cap

Government published a gazette for public comment on 25 September on proposing a R20 mil p/a cap on the ETI scheme. This also applies to the learnership tax incentive as well. Business is requested to make...   More


16/09/2016

Government Gazette: Review of wages in Contract Cleaning & Domestic Worker sectors

The Minister of Labour issued a Government Gazette on 15 September 2016 advising of her intention to review the minimum wages and conditions of employment for employees working within the Domestic Worker and...   More


15/09/2016

COSATU Planned Stay-Away for 7 October

COSATU planning and mobilising for a one day national strike on the 07th October 2016 during the International Day of Action The Congress of South African Trade Unions is has already rolled out its...   More


08/09/2016

Call to regularise Lesotho employees within construction sector

Home Affairs appeal to assist in regularising workers, especially those in the construction sector, who currently work illegally. A window for application to Home Affairs is open to assist in the process of...   More


26/08/2016

BUSA Press Statement: Minimum Wage Negotiations

BUSA welcomes the establishment of an independent panel of experts, as agreed by the Committee of Principals. The panel will evaluate the potential impact of the national minimum wage and will make a...   More


26/07/2016

BUSA vs. Minister of Higher Education Update

The update from the attorneys dealing with this matter is as follows: 1. The current status of the matter is that we are waiting for the record to be delivered. 2. The state attorney undertook to deliver it...   More


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