ARTICLES RELATING TO LABOUR

SAA warns of possible strike action

2017-04-25 17:32

SAA has been served with a notice of intention to embark on an industrial action by one of the labour unions representing its cabin crew members.

Tighten your seat belts, says Vavi about new federation

2017-04-20 20:33

Zwelinzima Vavi, interim leader of South Africa's newest labour union federation, says that they will be "changing the game" and that we should all "fasten our seat belts".

SA’s political crisis is also a labour issue

2017-04-16 06:00

Over the past two weeks, there has been a sudden drop in the number of stories about labour issues.

Translux, City to City buses back on the road after wage agreement

2017-04-14 11:01

Autopax, the operator of Translux and City to City, has confirmed it has signed a wage agreement which will effectively see its services resume operations.

Inside Labour: Zuma crisis exposes differing responses from unions

2017-04-13 05:00

SA's political crisis is as much a labour issue as union affairs, as workers will be worse off if the economy slides into recession on the junk downgrade, says Patrick Craven.

Fedusa will work with new finance minister - general secretary

2017-04-11 19:05

Fedusa plans to work with new Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba despite the circumstances under which he was appointed.

Inside Labour: Union federation launch: a new wheel or a retread?

2017-04-07 05:00

Will the launch of South Africa’s fourth major labour federation prove to be a true watershed moment, or just a new variation onthe same old theme, asks Terry Bell.

Zwelinzima Vavi's bold message on SA's newest federation

2017-03-24 21:45

The labour movement in South Africa is poised for change and political and business leaders better tighten their seat belts, says Zwelinzima Vavi.

Labour strike hits Harmony's Kusasalethu mine

2017-03-23 10:03

Harmony Gold says workers at its Kusasalethu mine have embarked on an illegal strike, following disciplinary procedures against 40 employees.

City of Cape Town to try flexi-time, work from home, to reduce gridlock

2017-03-22 14:29

The City of Cape Town will introduce flexi-hours and an option for working from home for some employees, in an attempt to reduce the city's infamous rush-hour gridlock.

 

Questions over equal pay for equal work at RAF

2017-04-24 06:43

Labour unions Numsa and Satawu are raising questions about the salary scales for employees at the Road Accident Fund.

Inside Labour: Junk status, labour and fair trade

2017-04-20 15:24

It is time for a strong resurrection of the labour movement's demand for truly fair trade, says Terry Bell.

Bus strike called off, but Numsa vows to continue

2017-04-14 11:46

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant announces that the bus strike is now over as the majority of unions reached an agreement.

Striking bus driver explains exhausting shift system

2017-04-14 08:33

Golden Arrow bus driver Zweli Mugengo says the most important issues he wants the current bus strike to resolve are his wage and the length of breaks during shifts for drivers.

Bus strike in aid of all commuters

2017-04-12 13:29

Bus commuters stranded by a nationwide transport strike should bear in mind that it is in aid of the commuting public almost as much as it is in support of the drivers.

Gigaba ditches briefing for 'urgent meeting' with Ramaphosa

2017-04-11 11:12

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has cancelled a media briefing after being called to an “urgent meeting” with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, according to Treasury.

Inside Labour: Save jobs but also improve quality of life

2017-03-31 05:02

Investment decisions should be based on a plan to eradicate the negative effects of dangerous products while creating jobs and improving workers' lives, says Patrick Craven.

Inside Labour: Crucial role for unions in human rights

2017-03-24 05:02

If the unions wish to arrest their decline, they must fight for the rights of the more than 50% in a fundamentally wealthy country who remain mired in poverty, says Terry Bell.

Labour Wrap: Unions, democracy and human rights

2017-03-23 05:02

"Union fatigue" can be countered by paying more than lip service to organising the currently unorganised and providing a proper service to all unionists, says Terry Bell.

The lot of our children is labour not school

2017-03-19 06:01

A new survey reveals how labour activities take precedence over schooling.

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