Job stats show need for reform action

Dismal StatsSA figures prove that the time for promises has passed

06 June 2021 - 00:05 By HILARY JOFFE and hilary joffe

When SA went into hard lockdown and the economy came to a near standstill in the second quarter of last year, 2.2-million jobs were lost. And though the economy and employment have begun to recover, many of those jobs have not come back — almost 1.4-million fewer people are employed now than before the Covid crisis...

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