Talks on the cards over paternity leave

2017-04-26 05:00

Future amendments to the Unemployment Insurance Fund legislation may include paternity leave and extending benefits to employees who resign from their workplaces.

Compensation Fund members to get 7% boost

2016-12-20 12:55

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says she intends increasing the amount of earnings and the monthly pensions for recipients of the Compensation Fund by 7% from April 2017.

Tongaat Mall collapse report to be given to NPA

2016-05-24 19:50

The findings of the 2013 Tongaat Mall collapse will be handed to the NPA for a decision on whether to prosecute anyone, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says.

Ministers did meet with banks over Guptas, concedes Oliphant

2016-05-10 21:30

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has conceded that a meeting between cabinet ministers and South Africa’s four banks did take place.

Six-month ultimatum for EE transgressors

2016-04-25 13:18

Employers who do not meet employment equity criteria as stipulated by law have six months to rectify the situation, warns Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant.

Minister must explain labour broker allegations - Cosatu

2015-11-30 12:56

Cosatu wants Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant to provide proof of her allegations that some unions were working with labour brokers.

Oliphant accuses Cosatu of partnering with labour brokers

2015-11-25 16:50

Minister of Labour Mildred Oliphant accused Cosatu of not being honest in its fight for the banning of labour brokers.

Labour Minister appeals court judgment

2015-10-09 19:46

The Department of Labour filed an appeal against a Labour Court judgment that its minister Mildred Oliphant acted "unreasonably" and "unfairly" against axed registrar Johan Crouse.

Labour minister's no show at meetings raises ire

2015-09-09 11:23

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has not attended a single meeting of the labour portfolio committee since her appointment in 2010 and should be fired, says the DA.

Unions must be vigilant, labour minister warns

2015-06-05 06:55

Unions need to be more vigilant when doing their work and talk about the state of labour relations, says Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant.


Back to work after unlawful layoff

2017-01-29 06:01

A former labour registrar has been reinstated after a damning judgment against Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant, whose interference was slammed as irrational.

Half a million construction workers could be at risk

2016-05-24 19:50

About 500 000 workers are risking their lives on construction sites that do not comply with health and safety laws, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says.

We can grow the economy in townships - minister

2016-05-12 14:32

Ministers are drafting a development plan to incorporate areas of potential economic growth, says Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform Gugile Nkwinti.

Anthea Jeffery: Punitive EE fines are another Oliphant job-killing disaster

2016-05-08 14:48

The labour minister’s thought processes are a reminder of the command and control approach which drove the Soviet Union to economic destruction, says an analyst.

Vavi condemns minister of labour comments

2015-12-07 22:12

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi on Monday condemned the minister of labour for accusing him of involvement in the labour brokering business.

Minimum wage: Unemployment, job cuts could soar

2015-11-29 17:00

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant is worried about the number of retrenchments that might follow after the implementation of the national minimum wage.

Minimum wage could be on cards in 2016 - Oliphant

2015-11-25 15:50

The formalities around the national minimum wage could be completed next year, according to Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant.

State slated for 'costly and ineffective' jobs agency

2015-09-23 13:26

Only 2.3% of the more than 600 000 unemployed South Africans registered with the government’s employment agency have been placed in full-time jobs.

Worrying stuff: R1m fraudster reappointed as Labour Minister’s special advisor

2015-07-30 16:23

The old saying, 'when it rains, it pours' is starting to circulate itself around the ruling party - Nkandla, SAA, visas and the list goes on.

DA: Oliphant adviser must pay back the money

2015-03-01 17:56

The DA says Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant must force two former Nedlac executives - one who is now her special adviser - to repay R2m following a graft report.

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