15,000 domestic worker jobs lost in 2019 first quarter

Cape Town, May 20, 2019 – Fifteen-thousand domestic workers have lost their jobs in the first quarter of this year. Widespread economic insecurity is a key reason, as households scramble to cut costs. Industry players are encouraging creative solutions like cutting back hours or work days instead of completely letting workers go. 

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New app to help job seekers

Cape Town, March 12, 2019 – Unemployment continues to climb and pinning down a job is proving more and more difficult for job seekers. Even for casual or entry-level jobs like waitressing and cleaning. A young start-up is helping to connect people to jobs that don’t require formal qualifications, without the hassle of CVs and going door-to-door.
eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa chats to one of the founders of JobJack.