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  • EMERGING CONTRACTORS UNDERGOING BUSINESS, CONSTRUCTION TRAINING

    As part of government's Expanded Public Works Programme to create job opportunities and alleviate poverty, about 50 emerging construction contractor-owners from across the Western Cape are currently receiving training by the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works on how to run their businesses more effectively.

  • UNIONS AND EMPLOYERS AGREE ON IMPROVED SICK FUND BENEFITS FOR BUILDING INDUSTRY

    The Building Industry Bargaining Council has announced improved Sick Pay Fund benefits for its members, effective as of 1 July 2014. "These benefits were negotiated between Employer and Trade Union representatives in June, successfully resulting in the implementation thereof in less than a month," said Arnold Williams, Secretary for Building Industry Bargaining Council (Cape of Good Hope).