THE introduction of the youth wage subsidy next year will be a declaration of war, as companies will have to first "kill off" the older workers to make place for the new, young employees.
This was said by National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) general secretary Irvin Jim after the Treasury rejected the Congress of South African Trade Union's demands that the proposed youth employment incentive be scrapped.
He said they had never expected anything less from the Treasury. "It is anti everything that represents the interests of the workers and the poor. It has championed the interests of the dominant class which exploits the working class.
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