Neasa to lodge urgent application on wages

2014-09-18 13:52

The National Employers’ Association of South Africa wants to lodge an urgent application in the Labour Court to stop the extension of a wage agreement.

Employers plead for less meddling in wages

2014-09-05 18:13

A national minimum wage, if set at a level employers cannot afford, will lead to job losses, an employers association says.

Neasa continues lock-out

2014-08-20 16:58

Some of the National Employers' Association of SA's members are continuing their lock-out of workers who participated in the metal industry strike.

Numsa must deal with its impotence - Neasa

2014-08-08 11:14

Numsa is resorting to desperate measures and misinformation to hide its impotence to deal with the lock-out, says Neasa.

Neasa lock-out continues

2014-08-05 18:17

The National Employers Association of SA says it will continue to lock-out workers who participated in the metal industry strike until its demands are dealt with.

Vavi: Metal bosses greedy

2014-08-03 09:58

Employers in the engineering and metals sector who refuse to sign a wage deal are greedy, says Congress of SA Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Labour Wrap: Dangerous games

2014-07-31 07:41

The National Employers Association is playing a potentially risky game, says Terry Bell in his latest Labour Wrap.

Strike over but Neasa continues lock-out

2014-07-30 07:47

Employer body Neasa has vowed to continue a lock-out of striking workers, saying it is "extremely disappointed and dissatisfied" with the negotiation process.

Seifsa, Neasa condemn strike violence

2014-07-23 08:39

Employer organisations Seifsa and Neasa say that while workers' right to strike has been respected, there is no room for violence in the metal sector strike.

Labour department moots metals strike settlement

2014-07-21 15:39

The department of labour has made a proposal to end the wage strike in the metal sector, says union Numsa.

Oliphant disregards SMME job losses - Neasa

2014-07-18 13:44

By only engaging with Seifsa and Numsa during the metal strike, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant shows no regard for the interests of SMMEs, says Neasa.

Metal strike affects building sector

2014-07-16 12:35

The metal sector strike has disrupted the supply of building materials to contractors, says an industry body.

Numsa awaits employers' response

2014-07-14 20:54

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA is waiting for employer body Seifsa to respond to its demand for a 10% wage increase, says the union.

Seifsa turns against SA's interest - Neasa

2014-07-11 20:00

Neasa says Seifsa must be extremely disappointed that it's negotiating partner, Numsa, keeps on rejecting the latest wage offer to end the strike.

Metal industry close to crashing - Neasa

2014-07-11 05:00

The National Employers' Association of South Africa has launched a scathing attack on Numsa and big business for bringing the industry to its knees.

26 strikers held for intimidation, violence

2014-07-04 17:51

Twenty-six people have been arrested in Gauteng for intimidation, public violence and malicious damage to property as police monitor the metals and engineering strike.

Metal negotiations deadlock

2014-05-29 16:44

Negotiations in the metal and engineering industry have deadlocked after three rounds, says the National Employers' Association of SA.

Nkandla report will hit investor confidence

2014-03-20 18:09

The Nkandla report will severely impact international investors' confidence in the government, says the National Employers' Association of South Africa.

Employers support changes in Labour Act

2013-03-07 15:54

The National Employers' Association of SA has pledged its support to Constitutional Court action to have sections of the Labour Relations Act changed.

Small farmers will battle - employer body

2013-02-05 18:27

Smaller farm operations would not be able to afford the new minimum wage increase, the National Employers' Association of SA says.


Neasa lock-out is legal – court

2014-09-08 14:05

The National Employers' Association of SA will continue with its lock-out after an application by Numsa seeking to declare it illegal has been rejected.

Employers plead for less wage interference

2014-09-05 16:07

A national minimum wage, if set at a level employers cannot afford, will lead to job losses and increased poverty, says employers association Neasa.

Unemployment because of SA labour laws - Neasa

2014-08-20 10:51

Minister of Labour Mildred Oliphant is in denial about the impact of labour laws, because more government intervention creates more inequality, says Neasa.

Neasa move means lock-out goes on

2014-08-07 13:30

Lock-out continues as the National Employers' Association brings an urgent application against the Metal Industry Bargaining Council in the Labour Court.

Numsa withdraws application against Neasa

2014-08-05 15:24

Union Numsa has withdrawn its urgent application against employer body Neasa relating to its lock-out in the metal industry.

Neasa not fazed by Numsa, Cosatu threats

2014-07-31 10:52

The National Employers' Association of South Africa says it is not fazed or intimidated by Numsa and Cosatu's threats against its members.

Cosatu threatens metal firms in W Cape

2014-07-30 19:01

Companies continuing to lock out workers in the metal industry in the Western Cape will see their companies closed down by Cosatu, says the union.

Numsa wary of employers' 'unfettered powers'

2014-07-24 14:36

Numsa has expressed fears that an amendment by employers to the new wage offer will result in retrenchments or restructuring in the next three years.

Solidarity endorses Seifsa wage offer

2014-07-23 07:32

Solidarity says the latest wage offer made by employer body Seifsa is fair, and the union is convinced that its members will welcome it.

Neasa rejects strike settlement proposal

2014-07-21 13:32

A deal cannot be made just for the sake of ending the metal strike as long-term consequences also need to be considered, says employer body Neasa.

Strike should create workers party - Wasp

2014-07-16 17:56

The metal sector strike should be more political and pave the way for a workers party, says the Workers and Socialist Party.

Numsa unyielding as Seifsa withdraws offer

2014-07-15 19:51

Seifsa's withdrawal of its "final" wage offer in the metals and engineering industries would not weaken Numsa's resolve, says the union.

Numsa sacrificing workers' interest - Neasa

2014-07-14 15:10

The real interests of Numsa members are being sacrificed for short-term political aspirations, claims the National Employers Association of SA.

Numsa mulls wage offer

2014-07-11 11:38

Numsa says it's consulting members on the revised offer from the metal and engineering employers and will make announcement over the weekend.

Union demands 'may destroy metal sector'

2014-07-07 10:55

If Numsa continues muscling employers into deals they can't afford, it would hasten the decline and eventual destruction of the industry, says an employers' body.

Bosses urge Numsa to abandon strike

2014-06-30 10:21

The National Employers' Association of SA has urged Numsa to return to the negotiating table in a bid to avoid a strike threatening to further harm the economy.

Business owners almost ashamed of success

2014-03-30 13:57

Businesses no longer feel welcome in SA and as long as that sentiment exists, there will be no real improvement in private sector job creation, says an industry leader.

Govt moves on Compensation fund

2013-03-12 19:02

The labour department's intention to resolve problems at the Compensation Fund has been hailed by the National Employers' Association of SA.

Union wants new vision for labour

2013-02-12 18:03

President Jacob Zuma should tackle the problem of unemployment and job creation in his State of the Nation address, says union Neasa.

Farmworker strike: 'Oliphant must step up'

2013-01-11 16:18

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant must act decisively to stop violent farmworker strikes in the Western Cape, the provincial government says.

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