Winning Women – Dr Elize Strydom: Negotiation’s gold standard

2015-08-30 18:40

Meet the chief negotiator for the Chamber of Mines, who uses her powers of persuasion to get mining houses and unions to see eye to eye in wage talks.

What is a birth plan?

2015-08-26 13:34

And how can it guide you to a better birth?

Labour, business in bid to stop steel jobs bloodbath

2015-08-21 13:50

Labour and business are meeting with government in a bid to stem massive job losses as China's dumping of steel is destroying jobs, says metalworkers' union Numsa.

Gold firms declare wage dispute with Solidarity

2015-08-19 18:30

The Chamber of Mines has declared a dispute with Solidarity Union over collapsed wage talks and referred the matter to a government mediator, a statement from chamber says.

Roodt's ideas unorthodox, liberal - Dlamini

2015-08-17 07:56

Economist Dawie Roodt's three-point plan for how the country can improve is unorthodox and too liberal, says Cosatu president Sidumo Dlamini.

Unions declare wage dispute with gold producers

2015-08-16 10:30

The largest unions in gold mining sector have declared disputes with producers after wage talks deadlocked, sending the negotiations to a government mediator.

Wage talks: How to break the stalemate in gold

2015-08-10 19:30

Wage negotiations will require some innovative thinking and carefully weighed compromises if a solution is to be found, according to labour analyst Terry Bell.

Jobs crisis: Can this task team cut it?

2015-08-09 16:30

Government is a key stakeholder and has a role to play in maintaining the health of the industry, says Chamber of Mines CEO Roger Baxter.

Gold sector unions reject final wage hike offer

2015-08-07 17:00

The SA Chamber of Mines says all unions representing workers in the gold sector have rejected the final wage increase offer from bullion producers.

Govt cannot stop job losses - Sibanye Gold

2015-08-06 12:30

The chief executive of Sibanye Gold says that the government cannot legally stop job losses or hold the industry "to ransom" if companies were losing money.


Joburg firefighters allege poor working conditions, maladministration

2015-08-29 09:43

Gauteng officials have expressed disappointment at allegations of poor working conditions and maladministration made by Johannesburg firefighters.

How labour department put lives at risk

2015-08-23 11:29

For nearly seven years, the labour department has withheld information that could have imperiled many lives, says lawyer Richard Spoor on the release of the Paarl fire report.

'Back-dated' changes to Zim labour laws problematic

2015-08-19 19:33

Allowing Zimbabwe's parliament to make back-dated changes to labour laws could backfire, an opposition leader has warned.

Efforts under way to resolve Tshwane bus strike

2015-08-18 14:04

The City of Tshwane says efforts are under way to put the brakes on a metro bus strike which has affected scores of commuters.

NUM to strike at ARM nickel mine

2015-08-16 10:30

The National Union of Mineworkers will down tools at the Nkomati Nickel mine in Mpumalanga on Sunday.

Amcu accuses gold firms of overtime theft

2015-08-14 07:46

A bitter and, at first sight, complicated overtime argument has erupted between the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union and the Chamber of Mines.

Court orders labour dept to disclose accident reports

2015-08-10 14:31

The families of workers who have died in the industrial environment will finally have access to the reports following official investigations into such tragedies.

NUM, chamber to blind-side Amcu in wage negotiations

2015-08-09 15:01

The Chamber of Mines and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) are going to try to catch the militant Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) unawares on Wednesday in wage negotiations in the gold mining sector.

SA Post Office: We are not running on empty

2015-08-07 12:25

The SA Post Office has assured customers that, although its current contract for fuel cards has expired, deliveries are continuing,

Cancel all Glencore mining rights, urges EFF

2015-08-05 21:30

Mines Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi should cancel all Glencore mining rights in South Africa, the EFF says.

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