October 5, 2012

South Africa Must Save Its Global Reputation

Business Day, Business Day

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The spread of wildcat strike action from the platinum sector to other parts of the mining industry is bad enough. But the fact that other, unrelated sectors of the economy are now also being hamstrung by unprotected strikes motivated in large part by opportunism should set off warning lights. A modern economy cannot function without respect for the rule of law, including collective wage agreements.

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