We've been through a period of healthy economic growth, and yet employment has been oddly stagnant. Now, with tightening economic conditions, it seems the quest for employment has become even more difficult.
Yes. Times are tough. But how much has the cumulative effect of pretty business adverse labour legislation had over the years. I wonder if a more open policy would have led to more employment during the good years and perhaps even better economic growth?Professor Tose waited at a set of traffic lights every day for three months before being offered a temporary job.
Eventually, on April 7, an elderly man picked him up to help him paint his Tamboerskloof home. Tose, 37, hasn't had a job since.
Things have become incredibly tough for the men waiting for work beside Cape Town's roads. On Monday a Hout Bay man collapsed and died on the pavement.
full story from IOL here
Just how hesitant are business owners and managers to hire staff?