June 6, 2016
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Union and business efforts to increase productivity in the mining sector: A critical Reflection

The aim of this paper is to examine the practicality of how mineworkers, organised under a trade union, can participate in employers’ productivity-increasing initiatives in a […]
June 6, 2016

What is the likelihood that the Labour Relations Amendment Act (6 of 2014) will increase permanent employment in the construction sector?

The South African government introduced the Labour Relations Amendment Act (6 of 2014), which came into effect on 1 January 2015. The aim of this paper […]
June 6, 2016
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The National Minimum Wage Debate in South Africa: Not a Question of Better Wages at the Expense of more Jobs

This paper reviews the debate on the introduction of a National Minimum Wage (NMW) in South Africa. It considers the literature on the employment effects of […]
June 6, 2016

Costs and profit declaration in a mining business: The basics that workers and other external stakeholders need to know

The paper presents an investigation into the different types of costs that mining firms include in their profit calculations with the aim of getting insight into […]