Eight unions call for Numsa's reinstatement

2015-03-01 22:00

Eight affiliates of the Congress of SA Trade Unions have pledged not to participate in the federation's meetings until Numsa is reinstated.

Nene's top priority: Curb corruption

2015-02-22 17:52

This Fin24 user has offered Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene eight tips for his budget speech, pointing out that curbing corruption should be the top priority.

Crippling US refinery strike widens

2015-02-22 11:43

The largest US refinery strike since the 1980's has spread with more workers walking off jobs as the United Steelworkers union pushes for a new contract.

France passes measures to reform labour law

2015-02-15 19:30

France's lower house of parliament has adopted measures to reform labour courts and speed up dismissal procedures.

Inside Labour: Beating the Post Office blues

2015-02-13 07:20

State control does not necessarily mean improvement but with efficient staff in place the Post Office can still deliver, says Terry Bell.

Platinum strike holds lessons, omens for gold

2015-02-11 20:01

South Africa's gold producers are gearing up for a showdown with labour that could hasten the decline of a struggling industry.

Nehawu denies Sona disruption, EFF alliance

2015-02-11 11:41

Although Nehawu plans not to perform voluntary services at the State of the Nation event, it is not a sign of an alliance with the EFF, says the union.

Pikitup boss cleared on tender fraud claims

2015-02-11 08:35

Suspended Pikitup managing director Amanda Nair has been cleared of wrongdoing relating to the awarding of a multi-million rand tender, says a report.

Poverty a national crisis - Cosatu

2015-02-06 20:13

Statistics show that poverty is a national crisis in South Africa, Cosatu says.

Cosatu: Anti-worker De Lille caused strike

2015-02-06 14:39

Cosatu has lashed out at Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille for her 'anti-worker attitude', which it it claims is responsible for a strike by MyCiti bus drivers.


Labour Wrap: The budget's common denominator

2015-02-26 09:11

All individuals and groups agree the state needs more money - the differences come in how it should be raised and where it should be spent, says Terry Bell.

No agreement in US refinery strike talks

2015-02-22 13:08

Lead US oil company negotiator Shell says face-to-face negotiations with the United Steelworkers union failed to yield an agreement to end a 20-day refinery strike.

Concourt sets aside compensation order

2015-02-17 19:20

The Constitutional Court has overturned a Labour Court ruling granting over R1m to each of a number of workers dismissed from an electrical company.

Cosatu calls for bread price regulation

2015-02-13 09:57

Cosatu says continued bread price hikes as fuel prices decline are unacceptable, and the federation could embark on protest action in the Western Cape.

Nehawu clarifies Parliament action

2015-02-12 14:30

The withdrawal of workers' voluntary services from the State of the Nation address is not a strike or an attempt to disrupt the event, says Nehawu.

Nehawu, parliament remain deadlocked

2015-02-11 18:59

Talks between parliament and Nehawu over a 13th cheque remain deadlocked, prompting the union to proceed with a withdrawal of workers' services from the State of the Nation address.

KZN royal family may need labour law workshop

2015-02-11 08:41

Suspensions in Kwazulu-Natal's royal household are so rife that the responsible department is considering holding a workshop on labour laws for the royal family.

Chaos in security strike at German airports

2015-02-09 14:15

The main doors of Hamburg's airport are sealed to arriving passengers as security personnel went on strike in a dispute over pay.

Miners hand memorandum to Lanxess

2015-02-06 20:10

Around 800 miners have marched at Lanxess Chrome Mine in Rustenburg, the National Union of Mineworkers says.

New law to require workaholic Japanese to chill out

2015-02-06 13:15

A new law will require workaholic Japanese to take days off without worrying about resentment.

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