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Media release: Failure to respect constitutional rights causes mass unemployment

 24 Jan 18
If you have no work, no money and a hungry family, what pay would you work for?…

Request for extension of public comment period on bills gazetted during November 2017

 30 Nov 17
The departments of labour and telecommunications and postal services together published four bills on 17 November 2017 with hopelessly inadequate periods for public comment.…

Abundance of unskilled labour in SA could be an opportunity for growth without the National Minimum Wage

30 Nov 17   Chris Hattingh
Released just before the Christmas break, the National Minimum Wage (NMW) Bill is open for public comment for a period of just 13 days, an unacceptably short time period.…

Unemployment: The logical outcome of the minimum wage

23 Oct 17   Chris Hattingh
South Africa’s new National Minimum Wage (NMW) has been touted as an economic miracle in the making that will help create jobs, grow the economy, and reduce inequality.…

Media release: Yes – introduce radical economic transformation in labour policy and help 9 million unemployed

26 May 17   FMF Media Release
Nine million people in South Africa need real radical economic transformation (RET) to eradicate the failed economic policies that have condemned them to unemployment and severely retarded South Africa’s growth.…

How to ensure more South Africans celebrate Workers’ Day as workers

During apartheid, labour was heavily regulated, with workers and employers having to defer to the whim of government in how they conducted their relationships.…