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SA govt's public sector pay gamble

Workers are always concerned about the level of wage increases. And so they should be, since pay rises usually lag a year behind the rise in the cost of living: pay for the year ahead is usually based on the officially determined increase in the cost of living (CPI) for the previous 12 months or more. 539 more words

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A digital wake-up call for labour

All the issues surrounding the much talked about and little understood 4th Industrial Revolution arrived in South Africa with a vengeance via a delayed and now postponed listing on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange. 843 more words

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A glance at SA labour's state of flux

(Inside Labour – first published in City Press 04.04.2018)

South Africa’s trade union movement is in a state of flux. But, largely at a bureaucratic level at this stage, a battle is raging, between the various federations competing for both affiiiates and wider support. 564 more words

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A glance at SA labour's state of flux

South Africa’s trade union movement is in a state of flux. And, largely at a bureaucratic level at this stage, a battle is raging between the various federations competing for both affiiiates and wider support. 564 more words

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The YES gambit for 2019 SA elections

The 2019 general election campaign is well and truly underway. That, in any event, is the way many within the labour movement assess the latest economic and jobs growth statements by President Cyril Ramaphosa. 556 more words

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Potential SA strike turmoil & the 2019 elections

With only a month away from labour’s great May Day celebrations, it seems that South Africa’s trade union movement is heading toward what could possibly be major turmoil. 776 more words

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4th Industrial Revolution: the underlying question

It rather worrying that so many of the arguments about the fourth industrial revolution are so simplistic and often crude. This is especially so, given the amount of readily available information and analysis. 866 more words

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