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Freer markets generate prosperity, especially for the poor

 16 Aug 19
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.…

More businesses closing, urgent reform required

 12 Jun 19
Stats SA’s April Statistics of Liquidations and Insolvencies paint a very grim picture. The number of business liquidations increased by 53.1% between April 2018 and April 2019.…

Minimum Wage: A crime against the poor

29 May 19   Mpiyakhe Dhlamini
The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is a crime against the poor of this country as it absolutely forbids them from accepting any compensation below the floor set by government.…

Workers’ Day means nothing to many people – a consequence of SA’s laws

10 May 19   Chris Hattingh
May 1 marked the latest iteration of Workers’ Day, a yearly public holiday in South Africa.…