The coronavirus pandemic is the biggest global crisis in this generation. No one would have predicted the dramatic spread of the virus and aftershock on global markets, economic growth, disruption on livelihoods and supply chains worldwide.
As lockdown measures are eased incrementally and businesses resume economic activity and output in line with each stage of the national response to COVID-19, so will the demand for all the daily needs and raw material inputs to run those business enterprises.
The Jobs Summit Framework was launched by President Cyril Ramaphosa as a clear plan for increasing levels of employment through a social compact between Government, organised business and organised labour.
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