Pillay remains suspended - Sars

2015-01-28 20:30

Sars deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay remains suspended despite the unfair labour practice dispute being resolved through the CCMA, Sars says.

Firing KFC team over theft was legal

2014-12-09 09:25

The Durban Labour Court has ruled that it was legal to fire a team working at KFC after stock disappeared, according to a report.

NUM: Mineworker not allowed back at work

2014-11-18 16:15

A Lonmin employee has not been allowed to return to work despite having won a case at the CCMA, the National Union of Mineworkers says.

Before you dismiss, be sure you avoid the CCMA

2014-11-16 09:18

Leah Molatseli gives a brief explanation of what constitutes a fair reason and a fair procedure for dismissal.

Navy strike stalls

2014-10-24 18:45

The intended strike action by Uasa members at the SA Naval Base in Simon's Town has been interdicted, the union says.

CCMA takes CT lease to court

2014-10-17 07:19

The CCMA has turned to the courts to try and cancel a R100m lease agreement for its Cape Town headquarters.

Solidarity to tackle TIA layoffs

2014-09-25 20:18

Solidarity says it will do everything in its power to limit the planned layoffs at the state-controlled technology company TIA.

MTN will not involve CCMA in retrenchments

2014-09-05 20:09

MTN says it will not involve the CCMA in its retrenchment process, but it is committed to engaging with employees in a consensus-seeking consultation process.

CCMA - for or against employers?

2014-08-28 08:41

The parties who are subjected to most intimidation at the CCMA are small employers, in a system biased against all employers, says a Fin24 user.

'Dice loaded against the employer'

2014-08-09 06:30

A Fin24 user, an employer, alleges that bodies like the CCMA have become legalised entities to extort money from employers.

Unions sign wage deal

2014-07-29 17:14

Unions in the metal and engineering sector, including Numsa and Solidarity, have signed a wage agreement with an employer body.

Numsa, Solidarity accept wage offer

2014-07-28 19:06

Both the National Union of Metalworkers of SA and Solidarity have accepted a wage offer in the metals and engineering sector.

Strike at Sun City resolved

2014-07-04 18:51

The CCMA says after two days of CCMA-facilitated taks, the strike at Sun City in the North West has been resolved.

Sugar strike ends

2014-06-06 18:51

The strike in the sugar industry has ended after a settlement agreement was reached, says the Food and Allied Workers Union.

Cape farmworkers' case postponed

2014-06-02 16:43

The Labour Court in Cape Town has reserved judgment on whether it could hear the case of 11 farmworkers fighting their dismissal.

Platinum firms mum on strike talks

2014-05-21 20:00

Platinum mining companies are refusing to divulge any information on talks aimed at ending the four-month-old wage strike in the sector.

New agreement on the cards for Amcu

2014-03-28 22:32

A complex deal will be on the table when the Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration makes another attempt to resolve the platinum sector strike.

Inside Labour: The art of conciliation

2014-03-21 13:03

The CCMA is working behind the scenes to end the platinum strike, says Terry Bell.

Crippling Amcu strike gains more support

2014-03-17 12:28

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union says more workers have joined the pay strike that is now in its eighth week.

Mine strike negotiations deadlock

2014-03-05 14:29

Mediation talks to end the strike in the platinum mining sector have been adjourned until parties indicate a willingness to return to the negotiating table.

Implats revenue rises by R1.4bn

2014-02-27 13:57

Impala Platinum revenue of R16.5bn was 9.5% higher in the second half of last year compared to the same period in 2012, CEO Terence Goodlace

Amcu threatens to intensify pay strike

2014-02-20 16:51

There seems to be no end in sight for the platinum sector strike as Amcu members hardened their opposition to a wage offer.

Amcu leadership set to meet - CCMA

2014-02-17 21:00

Amcu has convened a meeting of its leadership structures to explore the way forward following talks with the CCMA to end a pay strike on three platinum mines.

Amcu postpones CCMA platinum wage talks

2014-02-14 09:50

Amcu says it has postponed its meeting with the CCMA about the platinum sector strike to next week, so that it can organise the funeral of a slain steward.

CCMA, Amcu set for discussions

2014-02-13 19:20

The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration says it will have talks with Amcu as part of efforts to end the strike in the platinum sector.


Strike on the cards for Comair cabin crew

2015-01-26 10:57

A strike certificate has been issued to Solidarity after salary negotiations with Comair broke down, the trade union says.

Summit highlights the plight of SA domestic workers

2014-11-26 10:25

Many of South Africa’s one million domestic workers are still battling with low pay, long hours, sexual harassment and continuous verbal abuse in their workplaces.

Mineworker not allowed back at work - NUM

2014-11-18 15:44

NUM says a Lonmin employee has not been allowed to return to work despite having won a case at the CCMA.

Prosecutor cleared of racism

2014-11-11 18:46

A Klerksdorp prosecutor who was dismissed after being accused of racism has been cleared by the CCMA and must be reinstated by the NPA, Solidarity says.

CCMA denies infighting

2014-10-21 17:02

The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration has rejected claims that there is tension within its ranks.

Solidarity to tackle TIA layoffs

2014-09-25 20:05

Solidarity says it will do everything in its power to limit the planned layoffs at the state-controlled technology company TIA.

MTN retrenchments: union wants CCMA help

2014-09-03 19:46

Solidarity has called on MTN to ask the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation, and Arbitration to facilitate its retrenchment process.

Oliphant: No quick fix to strike action

2014-08-14 14:36

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says the adversarial nature of SA's industrial relations environment is historic and emotional solutions will not be sustainable.

NUM unhappy about Eskom strike interdict

2014-07-29 20:45

The National Union of Mineworkers has expressed anger at Eskom because the para-statal has obtained a strike interdict against workers.

Fraud probe against estate agency, CCMA official

2014-07-29 11:45

A fraud case is being investigated against an estate agency and a CCMA commissioner for allegedly colluding to dismiss a man, reports Beeld.

Sun City staff must report ill treatment - Cosatu

2014-07-06 10:04

Cosatu is calling on workers who are returning for duty at the Sun City resort to report any bad treatment against them, following a labour dispute with.

Sactwu withdraws clothing wage dispute

2014-06-12 15:00

Trade union Sactwu has withdrawn its wage dispute against clothing employers.

Cape farmworkers' case dismissed

2014-06-03 13:44

Eleven Western Cape farmworkers have failed in a bid to fight their dismissal, with the Labour Court ruling their case had not been referred to the CCMA.

Sugar sector pay talks under way

2014-06-02 13:15

Negotiations between employers and striking workers in the sugar industry are being held at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration.

Platinum strike continues despite meeting

2014-04-01 19:13

The strike in the platinum sector continues, following a meeting between employers, Amcu, and the CCMA.

Vavi case should go to Labour Court - lawyer

2014-03-28 12:14

The bid by suspended Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi to have his suspension set aside is a matter for the CCMA and Labour Court, the High Court hears.

Modise worries over 'never-ending' strike

2014-03-17 18:53

North West Premier Thandi Modise has called on miners and Amcu to increase efforts to end the protracted platinum strike because it is impacting on the economy.

Crippling Amcu strike rumbles on

2014-03-05 16:27

The stage is set for a protracted and grinding showdown between platinum mines and Amcu workers, following collapsed talks and rejected revised wage demands.

Talks to end Amcu strike to resume

2014-02-28 19:00

Negotiations aimed at resolving the Amcu strike at Lonmin, Impala Platinum and Anglo American Platinum will resume on Monday, the companies say.

No breakthrough in Amcu wage dispute

2014-02-22 16:22

No agreement has been reached yet in talks aimed at ending a near month long crippling strike by Amcu members at three platinum mining companies.

Union rallies behind Amcu strike

2014-02-19 16:27

Support is growing for Amcu's four-week wage strike in the platinum mining sector as the National Council of Trade Unions threw its weight behind the union.

Amcu, CCMA still locked in urgent talks

2014-02-17 16:23

Amcu and the CCMA are still negotiating an to end the crippling strike over wages in the platinum mining sector that has again rattled business confidence.

Dept rejects claim to deregister Amcu

2014-02-13 19:30

The labour department has denied planning to deregister the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, as its president Joseph Mathunjwa claimed.

Platinum talks resume

2014-02-13 07:21

Wage talks between striking mining union Amcu and platinum producers are set to resume, with the CCMA saying it is confident of a mediated solution.

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