ARTICLES RELATING TO LABOUR

Samwu rejects 'new' performance-based system

2015-05-26 18:00

Wage negotiations between the SA Municipal Workers Union and the national municipal body, Salga, face a collapse following a disagreement.

Group to take Eskom to court over affirmative action

2015-05-25 21:15

Trade union Solidarity will ask the Labour Court to invalidate Eskom’s entire affirmative action plan.

State wage deal to cost extra R66bn

2015-05-23 12:13

A wage deal agreed with nurses, teachers and other civil servants will cost the government an additional R66bn, says acting Public Service Minister Nkosinathi Mthethwa.

NUM wants 84% pay hike for gold workers

2015-05-22 09:28

The National Union of Mineworkers will push for an 84% rise in basic pay for entry-level gold mining workers, a near 10 percentage point increase on previous demands.

Union chants 'voetsek' to MTN execs

2015-05-20 14:09

Chants reverberated outside MTN’s head office as the Communication Workers' Union called for pay hikes at the telecoms firm.

Public sector: This is best wage deal we could get

2015-05-20 07:38

The government has sealed an agreement with unions to raise public sector wages by 7% this year, averting a potentially crippling strike by 1.3 million workers.

Unions must disengage from business - Nxesi

2015-05-19 14:32

Labour unions must disengage from business investments, says Public Works Minister Thulasi Nxesi, warning that failure to do so could consume the ANC alliance.

Job security worsens in South Africa - report

2015-05-19 08:37

Job security in South Africa fell in the last year, driven down by a sharp drop in the employee confidence index, Solidarity’s labour market report shows.

CWU says 2 000 MTN employees to hold strike

2015-05-15 21:15

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) says its 2 000 members working at telecommunications operator MTN would strike on May 20 to demand higher bonus payments.

Amcu wants gold sector to double minimum pay

2015-05-13 14:40

Amcu wants the basic pay for entry level workers in the gold mining sector to be more than doubled, setting the stage for tough pay talks in an industry battling dwindling profits.

 

Cosatu denies being snubbed by five unions

2015-05-26 13:16

Cosatu has denied that five of its affiliates have boycotted its special central executive committee meeting taking place in Johannesburg this week.

Cosatu CEC to start, minus five unions

2015-05-25 13:42

Cosatu's central executive committee meeting is commencing in Johannesburg, the first since the axing of its general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

CCMA faces legal action from employees

2015-05-22 21:15

Durban's CCMA interpreters believe the CCMA is failing to uphold the labour legislation and are threatening to take them to court.

More to 'sudden' government wage deal

2015-05-21 12:50

It is unlikely that the quick public sector wage negotiations mean unions suddenly "agreed" with government on the tightness of the budget, says an expert.

Tough municipal pay talks in pipeline

2015-05-20 12:24

With public sector pay negotiations done and dusted, the situation regarding local government employees remains deadlocked.

Public servants to get 7% increase

2015-05-19 21:20

Public sector unions and the government have sealed an agreement to raise wages by 7%, averting a potentially crippling strike by 1.3 million workers.

SABC in hot water over public sector wage deal

2015-05-19 11:04

Steps may be taken against the SABC for broadcasting that the public sector's Independent Labour Caucus will refuse to sign government’s final wage offer.

Compensation Fund in shambles - DA

2015-05-18 16:52

The Compensation Fund is failing to pay injured workers and doctors, the DA has announced

Health services 'a mess'

2015-05-14 07:21

A Fin24 user who calls himself concerned public servant says health services are a mess.

Public sector pay deal by Friday

2015-05-13 07:38

As union negotiators now await a mandate from their members, indications so far are that the government's revised wage hike offer will be accepted.

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