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UIF May Covid-19 relief payments

News Desk The Department of Employment and Labour continues to make a difference to the lives of workers with payments through the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF), as well as working on processing COVID-19 claims that have come in through the Compensation Fund (CF). For May payments alone, the UIF has disbursed close to R6-billion (R5 […]

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Post Covid-19: An Opinion Piece Lessons and Direction for our Labour Market; Workplaces and Society in General.

Written by Glen Cormack, the Fairness Institute. Part 2 So, what lessons have we learnt? Firstly, the positives – and there are many. Thousands of employers came out with genuine displays of concern for the people in their employ. I am aware of many instances where employers dipped into their private resources to pay employees […]

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Hazyview residents helping each other

News Desk It is heartening to see people caring for each other during this very difficult period. “If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one. I never look at the masses as my responsibility. I look at the individual. I can love only one person at a time. I can feed only […]

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Beloved South African brand Laager Rooibos celebrates 75-year milestone

News Desk This year will see Laager Rooibos – the second biggest Rooibos brand worldwide – celebrating 75 years of being part of South African homes. The brand, which now includes the Laager Rooibos Herbal and Laager Tea4Kidz product ranges, has lived through some of the history books’ most interesting periods. 1945 was a year […]

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Tips to kick-start your motivation

Frieda Paton Does this extended lockdown have you struggling with a lack of motivation and energy? Are you stuck to the couch, mindlessly scrolling on your phone or playing digital games, maybe eating too much sweet stuff? Are your feelings of guilt from getting nothing done increasing your depression and anxiety? This lack of motivation […]

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Historic bits of information…

News Desk Henry Steele Commager said: “History, we can confidently assert, is useful in the sense that art and music, poetry and flowers, religion and philosophy are useful. Without it — as with these — life would be poorer and meaner; without it, we should be denied some of those intellectual and moral experiences which […]

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