Mango strike called off following agreement - union

2017-10-20 09:55

Mango pilots have returned to work this morning after a labour dispute with the low-cost airline was resolved on Thursday night.

Labour Wrap: A Black Wednesday call to resist

2017-10-19 06:00

Union discontent at the SABC is about more than government, staff and management at the public broadcaster because its health should concern every citizen, says Terry Bell.

Myth debunked: epidurals do not prolong labour

2017-10-18 07:24

In a study, a group of women on epidural and a group on placebo had no different outcomes.

Development programme to equip Welkom residents with mining skills

2017-10-13 17:02

Harmony Gold says an agreement has been reached with the Matjhabeng municipality and the Unemployment Forum to implement a special community development programme that will equip residents in certain Free State communities with mining skills.

Inside Labour: Discontent and the coming minimum wage

2017-10-13 06:00

It is easy to see why many in the labour movement see the introduction of a R3 500 minimum wage as only helping to fuel the fires of discontent, says Terry Bell.

SAA averts strike

2017-10-06 15:33

The SA Transport and Allied Workers Union has formally withdrawn a notice of strike served on SAA's maintenance subsidiary, SAA Technical.

Royal mess: Diaper company manager arrested for allegedly assaulting, bribing inspectors

2017-10-05 11:02

The manager of a baby products company in Port Shepstone has been arrested after allegedly assaulting and trying to bribe inspectors, the Department of Labour has said.

SAA tables improved wage offer

2017-10-04 15:55

SAA says it has made good progress with the current wage negotiations dispute with labour unions represented at its maintenance subsidiary SAA Technical.

Inside Labour: The union power in state pensions

2017-09-30 06:00

Pension fund GEPF's powerful voice sounds a warning to politicians and the managers of ailing SOEs, who most certainly eye Africa’s biggest pension fund pot, says Terry Bell..

PIC boss in firing line yet again

2017-09-29 11:08

After fending off earlier attempts to remove him, Public Investment Corporation boss Dan Matjila will again have to explain allegations that he flouted procedures to help a special friend.


Inside Labour: The SABC and the fight for media freedom

2017-10-20 06:00

With South Africa's media freedom being eroded, it is truly time for every concerned citizen to come to the aid of the SABC’s honest media workers and their unions, says Terry Bell.

UK jobless rate stays at 42-year low amid strong labour demand

2017-10-18 11:24

UK unemployment has held at a 42-year low in the three months through August and the number of people in work approached a record high.

Mango pilot: Pay strike was our absolute last resort

2017-10-17 20:24

A Mango pilot has spoken to Fin24 about why pilots at the low-cost airline saw no other option than to go on strike - the first time they have taken this step.

SABC staff threaten strike, deliver demands in letter to acting CEO

2017-10-13 15:23

Labour unions representing a number of SABC staff have given acting CEO Nomsa Philiso seven days to deliver on a list of 13 demands, or they will go on strike.

Labour Wrap: Fuel for the fires of discontent?

2017-10-12 06:00

Against the background of disproportionate wealth and widespread corruption, it should be clear why labour’s fight for decent work and a living wage deserves support, says Terry Bell.

Inside Labour: A union role against a political cancer

2017-10-06 06:00

There is a growing realisation that the answer to real change does not lie with the ANC, but that it must come from society’s rank and file -the sellers of labour, says Terry Bell.

Labour Wrap: The poison of unprincipled unity

2017-10-04 16:36

If SA's fragmented labour movement fails to adapt to realities, there is every likelihood that it will continue to prop up the very system it claims to oppose, says Terry Bell.

SAA receives notice of possible strike action

2017-10-03 16:34

South African Airways has been served with a notice of intention to start industrial action by a labour union.

Zim union threatens protest action as economy bleeds

2017-09-29 14:39

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions says failure by the government to address economic issues and replace the central bank chief will result in protest action against Mugabe and his government.

Labour Wrap: Complex issues in pension fund fears

2017-09-28 15:32

Two vital elements seem to have been ignored in the debate about state pension funds and the government: PIC clients, and how junk status may affect negotiations, says Terry Bell.

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