Amcu to unveil pay demands, R12 500 still on cards

2016-10-24 19:18

The Association of Mining and Construction Workers Union will make public a “comprehensive and final” set of pay and conditions demands for the platinum sector.

Inside Labour: Marx, Keynes & the economic policy pendulum

2016-10-21 05:00

Collaborative concessions by capital could open up the debate about the best way of owning and managing the means of production and distribution, says Terry Bell.

Only the colour of cash matters

2016-10-16 07:38

Several trade unions and many protesting #FeesMustFall students have directed their anger at the wrong targets in the past week.

Labour Wrap: Basically a matter of governance

2016-10-13 07:35

It is hoped that recent student protests will raise questions about how we are governed and whose interests those in government serve, says Terry Bell.

Leon Louw: Minimum wages are ‘Cruel, Regressive and Oppressive’

2016-10-10 12:16

International comparisons show that more economic freedom - and less government control - is the only way to achieve enduring prosperity and justice, says a researcher.

There is no future for e-tolls - Cosatu

2016-10-07 19:27

Cosatu says it is done marching to stop e-tolls and the next time the issue comes up, the federation wants to hear when government plans to “scrap” the system.

Hundreds march for Cosatu in Cape Town

2016-10-07 13:09

Hundreds of Cosatu members have sung and danced to struggle songs belting out of a minivan for the Cape Town leg of the "decent work" march to Parliament.

Inside Labour: Free education: political will is required

2016-10-07 05:00

Despite claims that free and equal education was never the policy of the ANC government, this is simply untrue, says Terry Bell.

Improving labour relations requires trust - Chamber of Mines

2016-10-06 05:30

Mining firms need to make tough decisions which impact labour relations. Chamber of Mines vice president Andile Sangqu shares on the importance of building trust.

Employment costs higher than inflation

2016-10-04 16:57

According to the Monetary Policy Review, increases in labour costs have been consistently higher than the increase in inflation.


Numsa moves to bankrupt Cosatu

2016-10-23 07:31

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) has threatened to counter sue its old federation, Cosatu, into liquidation.

Labour Wrap: Marx, Keynes & the policy pendulum

2016-10-20 08:16

Keynes' "kinder capitalism” is now being promoted as the pendulum of economic policy starts to swing away from neo-liberalism towards more regulation, says Terry Bell.

Inside Labour: The real problem is governance

2016-10-14 05:00

Unless the question of democratic governance is dealt with, the rot in the body politic will remain, says Terry Bell.

SA salaries: How much is enough? Monster pay in spotlight

2016-10-10 14:30

South Africans reckon R100m pay packet for Shoprite boss Whitey Basson is acceptable, but draw the line at a R33m bonus.

Cosatu wants minimum wage set at R4 500

2016-10-07 20:27

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Lechesa Tsenoli has assured Cosatu that their memorandum would be taken seriously and circulated at Parliament.

Plea for Basson to share his R100m pay bonanza

2016-10-07 16:58

Cosatu has denounced Shoprite CEO Whitey Basson's hefty pay package, charging that he is being rewarded for exploiting workers on behalf of shareholders.

Ntshalintshali: Cosatu raises issues which concern all workers

2016-10-07 12:45

General secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali says Cosatu is raising consciousness about issues which affect all workers as this will rally everyone to find solutions.

Labour Wrap: Nothing new in campus chaos

2016-10-06 06:40

There is more than enough money to fund free education for all - what is missing is the political will to source funding and to properly allocate it, says Terry Bell.

Unprotected strike action is damaging - Busa

2016-10-05 05:30

Busa says that protest action that is unprotected or not in line with legal procedures can be damaging to the economy.

Axed singers in legal battle with Cape Town Opera

2016-09-30 11:42

Twelve singers who were dismissed from or stopped working with the Cape Town Opera last month because of a feud over contracts have taken the company to the Labour Court.

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