Unemployment is a massive challenge that has been exacerbated by the Covid-19 crisis. With 55.75% of the country's youth unemployed, more focus should be placed on how youth can enter the job market without a formal tertiary qualification to contribute positively to the country's economy.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced additional restrictions on movement and economic activity as the third wave of Covid-19 infections has gripped the country. As was expected there were additional restrictions and tightening of other limitations.
After much debate about the vaccination of employees, the Department of Employment and Labour has reached a decision.
Minister of Employment and Labour, Thulas Nxesi recently released a new gazette highlighting that employers should be reasonable and try to accommodate employees who refuse to be vaccinated for medical and constitutional grounds.