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employment thumb100 BusinessLive reports that the long-awaited national jobs summit, which will bring together business, labour and the government on Thursday and Friday, is expected to come up with proposals on how to create jobs and address the unemployment crisis.  

The proposals are expected to include detailed projects and programmes.  The various stakeholders — in particular those represented on the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) — have been working for months on the proposals they will take to the summit, which is part of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s drive to build a social compact.  The summit will look at what is needed to ensure that the economy grows and becomes more productive and attracts greater investment.  A key focus will be on youth unemployment.

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