Rocky start to public service pay talks

2014-12-04 05:10

Public service wage talks are set for a troubled start, according to a report, with a negotiator saying they have so far been "insulting and malicious".

Labour Wrap: Wages, policies and the public sector

2014-10-16 07:41

Public sector workers are not overpaid, greedy and concerned only with their own welfare, says Terry Bell in his latest Labour Wrap.

PSA condemns hospital deaths

2013-01-08 20:26

The Public Servants Association has condemned the deaths of four babies at George Masebe Hospital in Mokopane, Limpopo.

Home affairs wins labour case

2012-11-29 19:03

Using soldiers to work at ports of entry has received the nod from the Johannesburg Labour Court, a home affairs official says.

Justice dept to re-evaluate 5 employees

2011-11-28 17:30

The justice department has been instructed to re-evaluate the performance of five employees - mostly typists for judges - after they failed to qualify for pay progression, the Public Service Association says.

Doctor rape 'could've happened anywhere'

2010-11-03 10:00

A comment by a senior manager at Pelonomi hospital that the rape of a doctor on duty "could've happened at the Waterfront" or "in her bed", has enraged female doctors.

Govt attempts to blunt strike's effect

2010-08-23 22:51

National and provincial governments across the country have worked to blunt the effect of a public workers strike in the health and education sectors.

Unions vow to shut down W Cape

2010-08-19 18:28

Unions have vowed to "shut down the entire public service" in the Western Cape on Friday.

Protest to disrupt Joburg traffic

2010-07-29 09:04

A number of roads in Johannesburg's CBD will be closed as about 14 000 members of the Public Servants Association march over higher wages.

Public servants vote on strike

2010-07-13 11:13

The Public Servants Association is balloting its members on whether they should go on strike over what they consider an unacceptable pay offer, says a statement.


PSA: No settlements for Nkandla officials

2014-11-06 05:10

No settlement deal has been presented to public works department officials facing a disciplinary hearing over upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla residence, the PSA says.

Nkandla files laptop stolen

2014-09-30 10:12

The office of the man representing the 12 public works officials implicated in the Nkandla upgrade has been burgled, with thieves making off with his laptop containing "valuable information".

Home affairs gets OK to use soldiers

2012-11-29 22:14

Using soldiers to work at ports of entry has received the nod from the Johannesburg Labour Court, a home affairs official says.

Public sector pay talks to resume

2012-06-25 16:09

Public sector pay talks are set to resume, unions and the public service ministry have confirmed.

Gauteng health to pay incentive bonuses

2011-06-30 15:58

The Gauteng health department has been ordered to pay Public Servants' Association members R156m in incentive bonuses within three months, the union says.

Govt 'offer' misleading - unions

2010-08-24 09:09

Trade unions have reacted angrily to the government's claim that it had made a new wage offer to public servants as they entered the seventh day of a national strike.

Strikes: unions slam court action

2010-08-22 22:45

Unions say the solution to the ongoing strike by public servants is entirely in government's hands and is not an issue for courts.

Strikers block hospital entrances

2010-08-18 21:07

Gauteng health MEC Qedani Mahlangu has pleaded with striking workers to stop intimidating non-striking workers and blockading hospital entrances.

Civil servants strike starts

2010-07-29 08:57

About 200 000 members of the Public Servants Association have commenced a nation-wide strike to press for better wages.

Prosecutors to return to work

2010-04-05 11:30

Three senior prosecutors who were set to move to lower courts will return to their offices, following talks between the NPA and the Public Service Association.

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