The jobs bloodbath caused by Covid-19 is expected to go up in 2021. The dispute resolution body the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) is already dealing with 985 large-scale retrenchment notices received from April to December last year.

The coronavirus pandemic has ravaged the economy which lost 2.2-million jobs last year and business expects the country to lose up to 4-million jobs as a result of the pandemic...

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