NUM facing brick wall on Eskom's Arnot decision

2015-12-01 19:23

Eskom is not even talking about extending the contract, let alone entertaining some of NUM’s demands on the possible closure of Exxaro’s Arnot mine in Mpumalanga.

Minister must explain labour broker allegations - Cosatu

2015-11-30 12:56

Cosatu wants Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant to provide proof of her allegations that some unions were working with labour brokers.

Five key issues from Cosatu congress

2015-11-27 13:06

Cosatu has sent several key signals to the ruling ANC from its elective congress in Johannesburg. Here are five key political points raised.

Inside Labour: Time to learn lessons - and face reality

2015-11-27 07:23

True shopfloor democracy and the tolerance of difference may be the only hope left to halt trade unions' slide towards irrelevance, says Terry Bell.

Minimum wage could be on cards in 2016 - Oliphant

2015-11-25 15:50

The formalities around the national minimum wage could be completed next year, according to Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant.

10 reasons to love your second pregnancy

2015-11-24 11:53

Number two has jumped on board and instead of feeling ecstatic, you're feeling overwhelmed. Here are some second time around preggie facts to boost your confidence.

Nehawu to carry on striking in Parliament

2015-11-23 09:19

Nehawu's strike in Parliament is set to continue while the union and the institution's management meet to try and resolve a dispute over performance bonuses.

No love lost between Cosatu and Vavi

2015-11-20 10:43

There is no love lost between Cosatu and its axed general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, who has announced that he will not be appealing his expulsion from the trade union federation.

It's not nice to borrow money for food - Maties student

2015-11-17 14:50

The reality of going hungry and the shame of borrowing money off friends hit home for some students at the Stellenbosch University, as cleaners and cooks have downed tools.

Stun grenade used to disperse Stellenbosch University protesters

2015-11-17 14:02

A stun grenade has been fired at a crowd of protesters apparently rattling the gates of the Stellenbosch police station following the arrest of four Stellenbosch University workers.


Employee ordered to pay back sick leave

2015-12-01 07:53

Advice for a Fin24 user who was told to pay for the incapacity leave she applied for six years ago.

Minimum wage: Unemployment, job cuts could soar

2015-11-29 17:00

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant is worried about the number of retrenchments that might follow after the implementation of the national minimum wage.

Return to work or else, Pikitup warns striking workers

2015-11-27 08:53

A "handsome" number of striking Pikitup workers have returned to work, the company's management has said.

Ray of hope in Nehawu Parliament strike

2015-11-26 11:14

There is a ray of hope for Parliament's locked out Nehawu workers, with leaders hinting of an imminent settlement to their performance bonus dispute.

Cosatu names ANN7 'worst employer' in SA

2015-11-25 10:45

Cosatu has named the Gupta-owned broadcaster ANN7 as the worst employer in the country.

Striking workers shut down Parliament

2015-11-24 10:56

Hundreds of striking Nation Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union members have brought Parliament to a standstill, disrupting committees and the National Assembly.

Cosatu congress to elect new leaders and clean house

2015-11-23 07:10

The Congress of SA Trade Unions will hold its 12th National Congress this week, where it will elect new leaders and attempt to clean its house.

Cosatu axed me for standing up for Numsa - Vavi

2015-11-19 21:33

Zwelinzima Vavi insists that he was dismissed as Cosatu general secretary for refusing to dismiss thousands of Numsa workers from the trade union federation.

Is your pelvis big enough for labour?

2015-11-17 14:18

Do you worry that your pelvis may be too small to allow you to give birth naturally? The true capacity of a woman's pelvis is only seen during labour, as it is flexible and changes shape during birth.

Nehawu Parliament protesters turn to rousing hymns

2015-11-12 11:42

Nehawu's Parliament branch secretary says it is "do or die" for striking workers, as a crisis meeting between the union and Parliament's secretary is due to take place.

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