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Government won’t repeat Marikana if people rise up, says Lindiwe Zulu

lindiwezuluPeople will rise up if there is no change in the levels of inequality, unemployment and poverty, Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has said.  

Mid-morning roundup of labour news on Thursday, 23 October 2014

news shutterstockIn our Thursday roundup, see summaries
of our selection of South African labour
stories that have appeared since mid-
morning on Wednesday, 22 October 2014.

Productivity back on agenda of mining worldwide

headgear thumb medium80 122Business Day writes that productivity on mines around the world took a back seat during the commodities boom, as companies chased production, but now that markets have cooled, productivity and its decline are back as a key concern for CEOs.  

NHI still a priority despite delay with publishing plans on shape and financing

healthcareBusiness Day reports that the Treasury on Wednesday insisted that National Health Insurance (NHI) remained a government priority, despite the delay in publishing policies outlining its shape and cost.  

Bonuses for Transnet pensioners dismissed as a PR exercise

transnetlogo thumb100 Bonuses amounting to hundreds of millions of rand will be paid to Transnet pensioners, the parastatal indicated on Wednesday.