Whites dominate top management positions in companies – Employment Equity report

By BO Staff Writer Today, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant‚ presented the 17th Employment Equity report in Pretoria where she said she is considering harsher consequences for companies which are slow to transform. The Employment Equity report shows a glaring truth – that white people own, manage and control the South African economy. “Black people‚ women …

BLF calls on ANC to give workers minimum wage of R12 500

Media Statement Black First Land First (BLF) maintains its call in the Black Agenda for a living wage of  R12 500. This is the demand that the Marikana workers died for in a bloody massacre instructed by white capital via the agency of Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa. It must be remembered that Ramaphosa, who has …

Black Agenda on Work and the Minimum Wage

By BO Staff Writer Yesterday, the Deputy President, main negotiator in the sellout CODESA negotiations and the leader of the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) advisory panel on a national minimum wage, Cyril Ramaphosa, announced a proposal for the national minimum wage to be R3 500 a month and R20 an hour. While …