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Give Hope to SA’s Unemployed

 14 Apr 20
A wage subsidy has once again been proposed as a possible means to alleviate South Africa’s chronic battle with unemployment. The call, this time, comes from a group of world-renowned Harvard University economists. The SA Treasury had proposed a general wage subsidy for all low-income earners. The Harvard group deviates slightly…

Steps the government can take to help the economy survive Covid-19

 30 Mar 20
Discard outdated rules and lift the burden on small businesses and on people who need medication…

Freer markets generate prosperity, especially for the poor

16 Aug 19   Martin van Staden
Amid rising unemployment, the Congress of South African Trade Unions has called on the government to amend the Labour Relations Act to make it more difficult for employers to retrench workers.…