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The youth wage subsidy is not the only remedy for youth unemployment, Deputy Minister of Performance and Monitoring in the Presidency Buti Manamela said on Monday. "The employment incentive bill is not the panacea to resolving youth unemployment,"
The notion of non-racialism was not working for the country, the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) said on Wednesday. General secretary Irvin Jim said the bulk of those who still suffered from poverty were still black people. "There are
Cosatu's Patrick Craven has said federation will oppose the youth wage subsidy. (Gallo) The youth wage subsidy will only bring temporary relief and not reduce the high number of unemployable young people, according to Sunday's Rapport newspaper. CEO
Cosatu bitterly opposed the subsidy, arguing that it would encourage employers to fire experienced workers to employ younger ones to receive the tax concession. (Gallo) Parliament adopted the Employment Tax Incentive Bill on Thursday as the Treasury
He was "pleasantly surprised" at the ANC's vigorous defence of the youth wage subsidy bill now before parliament against an attack by trade federation Cosatu, Nomura emerging markets expert Peter Attard Montalto said on Monday. Enoch Godongwana ,
The Democratic Alliance will continue to pressure the government to implement the youth wage subsidy as a means to uplift communities in both an economic and deep psychological sense, the party's parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko said on Thursday.
McDonald's between July 2009 and June 2013. "This subsidy is only for the stores directly owned by the US fast food giant. New Zealand are franchisee owned so the probable subsidy could be in the millions" said Unite National Director Mike Treen. "We
The number of unemployed increased by 100 000 people to 4.6 million between the fourth quarter of 2012 and the first quarter of 2013, Statistics SA (StatsSA) said on Monday...StatsSA and covers the labour market activities of people aged 15 to 64.
Details of the youth wage subsidy are still uncertain, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Thursday. He, however, hinted that provision for tax breaks to employers could be made later in the year. "Currently the details of the design are not
There will be no blood on the floor about this," party secretary general Gwede Mantashe told journalists in Johannesburg. The trade union federation was reported to be opposing the youth wage subsidy for fear that it would see older workers pushed