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Our Labour Laws Totally Ignore the 8.5 Million Unemployed South Africans – Herman Mashaba (Podcast)

Capitalist CrusaderBlack Like YouHerman Mashaba recently spoke on Talk Radio 702 about how stringent labour laws are hobbling small businesses in South Africa.

Mashaba’s new book, Capitalist Crusader: Fighting Poverty Through Economic Growth, was released by Bookstorm this year. In this book, the author outlines his quest for economic freedom for all South Africans through a firm commitment to capitalist principles.

“One thing we shouldn’t ignore or take for granted is the role that labour plays in our country,” Mashaba says in the interview. “Labour is there to ensure that they protect vulnerable people.”

“You can’t pass laws that only favour a certain section of society.” Mashaba says that labour laws in our country strictly favour employed South Africans, “totally ignoring the eight and a half million unemployed South Africans”.

Listen to the podcast for Mashaba’s practical explanation of how “draconian pieces of legislation” are “annihilating” small businesses:

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