German unemployment falls as companies shrug off Brexit woes

2016-07-28 12:00

German unemployment has extended its decline in July, in a sign that the economy is showing resilience to uncertainty unleashed by a Brexit vote.

Fill up as strike action due to start - AA

2016-07-27 15:47

An industrial action by CEPPAWU has been scheduled and the Automobile Association advises motorists of the possible impact.

Platinum miners ditch ANC

2016-07-27 08:27

The contest for the control of the Rustenburg local authority may have repercussions for mining companies as well, says a political analyst.

SABC protest policy conflicted with journalists' ethics, Labour Court hears

2016-07-22 19:02

The recently axed SABC employees were targeted because they could not comply with their journalistic ethics and the broadcaster's protest policy at the same time, the Labour Court in Johannesburg has heard.

SABC Labour Court case postponed to Friday

2016-07-21 11:32

The Labour Court bid by four sacked SABC journalists to get their jobs back has been postponed to allow the broadcaster time to file court papers.

Du Plessis: Labour mustn’t trash economy – just stick to plan we all agreed

2016-07-19 20:09

This year’s strike season will be a make-or-break situation, and there is a huge onus on Amcu, Numsa and all involved in wage talks to let collective bargaining prevail.

Clothing union reaches wage agreement

2016-07-15 16:14

The Cosatu-affiliated Southern Africa Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union has settled its 2016 wage negotiations for the Woven Cotton Textile Sector.

US jobless claims hold at lowest level since-April

2016-07-14 15:15

The number of applications for US unemployment benefits has held at the lowest level since mid-April, further evidence of a strong labour market.

Metrorail driver shot while waiting for train

2016-07-11 22:21

A Metrorail driver has been shot dead at the Netreg station in Cape Town while waiting for a train.

US payrolls rise the most in eight months

2016-07-08 15:22

America’s job market has stirred to life in June as payroll growth accelerated by the most since October, assuaging fears of broader cutbacks by companies.


FULL TEXT: SABC’s reinstatement letter to fired journalists

2016-07-28 10:35

The SABC has withdrawn the suspensions of seven journalists and reinstated them as employees. Read the full text from their attorneys to the union of three of the journalists.

SA strike could hit oil refineries, says union

2016-07-27 10:40

More than 15 000 employees in the petroleum sector are expected to go on strike this week after wage talks with employers failed, Talk Radio 702 has reported.

SABC journalists will be back at work soon – Solidarity

2016-07-24 14:12

Trade union Solidarity has high hopes the Labour Court will set aside the dismissal of four journalists fired by the South African Broadcasting Corporation.

Inside Labour: No time for complacency on the road to autocracy

2016-07-22 07:22

There can be no denying that we are on a slippery slope as positive proof emerges that the country has embarked on a journey towards autocracy, says Terry Bell.

Labour Wrap: Avoiding the slippery slope to autocracy

2016-07-21 07:28

The sacking of journalists at the SABC is the latest indication that we are on a slippery slope towards autocracy, says Terry Bell.

Eskom to respond to Numsa's demands within seven days

2016-07-19 13:59

Eskom says it will respond to demands tabled by union Numsa - among them a R5 000 housing allowance and a salary hike of at least 20% - within a week.

Inside Labour: Open democracy and union pay demands

2016-07-15 07:37

The labour movement has always seen open meetings as the way to achieve freedom from hunger and equal development opportunities for all, says Terry Bell.

Labour Wrap: Open democracy amid increasing autocracy

2016-07-14 08:40

Trade union meetings that decide on pay and condition demands at regular wage talks are to be hailed as an example of open democracy, says Terry Bell.

SABC journalists want suspensions lifted

2016-07-10 19:07

Certain suspended SABC journalists want their suspensions lifted following the indefinite postponement of their disciplinary hearings, trade union Solidarity said, adding that the next move would be the Labour Court.

Inside Labour: A prescription to end the info muddle

2016-07-08 06:39

Journalists need to ensure the free flow from all media outlets of honest, accurate information which encourages critical thinking, says Terry Bell.

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