Posts tagged as labour

We are captured by deindustrialisation

  Over the past two months we have seen two major conferences where manufacturing, job losses and the shortage of skills in all sectors of the economy have been debated. But if we break it down, the one thing impacting most on South Africa’s economy is deindustrialisation. In the 1980s, manufacturing’s contribution to GDP was 27%. […]

Business management for surveyors

Realising that there is a need to improve marketing of the surveying profession, SAGI Northern Provinces branch held a Business Management Workshop on 20 October 2010 at Pumulani Lodge outside Pretoria. Targeted at the survey profession, the workshop consisted of formal presentations and interactive sessions dealing with marketing, intellectual property, labour relations, the Occupational Health […]

Labour Matters – Unilateral changes to terms and conditions of employment

Information from Derek JacksonAn employer might sometimes make a unilateral change to the original terms and conditions of employment, without realising the consequences of his action.The change may be in the form of a sudden reduction in salary for some reason, the removal of or reduction in some other benefit such as a bonus or […]

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