NUM still open to wage talks with Eskom

2016-05-20 20:01

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) says it is still open to wage talks with Eskom after rejecting a 5% pay rise earlier.

Bill to aid retrenched workers gets one step closer

2016-05-19 12:29

The Unemployment Insurance Act amendment bill, widely supported as a safety net for those who lose their jobs, has been passed in the National Assembly.

Inside Labour:The search for economic alternatives

2016-05-13 07:46

The question of what could be the alternative to a system clearly in ongoing and probably deepening crisis should concern all of us, says Terry Bell.

SAA denies wage deadlock

2016-05-12 13:04

Wage negotiations between South African Airways and four labour unions have certainly not deadlocked, says the national airline.

Solidarity to announce details of case against govt pension fund

2016-05-11 06:27

Trade union Solidarity will announce details of its court case against the Government Employees Pension Fund in Pretoria.

I would not do things differently - former Cape Times editor

2016-05-09 13:17

Independent Newspapers has retracted all allegations of racism against former Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois and paid her a settlement for unfair dismissal.

Independent Newspapers settles case against former Cape Times editor

2016-05-09 10:37

Independent Newspapers has come to a settlement agreement with former Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois, who was sacked in 2013.

Anthea Jeffery: Punitive EE fines are another Oliphant job-killing disaster

2016-05-08 14:48

The labour minister’s thought processes are a reminder of the command and control approach which drove the Soviet Union to economic destruction, says an analyst.

Inside Labour: Shopfloor democracy and a 'confusion of unions'

2016-05-06 06:42

The best way to describe the situation in the labour movement at present is that it is in a state of flux: of ongoing change in conditions of instability, writes Terry Bell.

Vavi: Union movement fragmenting at alarming rate

2016-05-01 17:09

The union movement has been fragmenting at an alarming rate, but it has not translated into more workers belonging to unions, Zwelinzima Vavi tells City Press.


Bumpy road ahead for SA!

2016-05-19 15:14

Lesiba Seshoka explains why South Africa’s outlook might be bleaker than we think, and how politics is playing out in all spheres of the economy.

Missouri doctors deliver baby after mother dies in crash

2016-05-17 09:33

Missouri doctors managed to deliver a baby whose mother was killed in a crash on her way to a hospital to give birth

We can grow the economy in townships - minister

2016-05-12 14:32

Ministers are drafting a development plan to incorporate areas of potential economic growth, says Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform Gugile Nkwinti.

Marx and the search for alternatives

2016-05-12 07:36

With the existing economic system unable to cope with the demands of the digital age, we need to gain greater clarity over viable alternatives, says Terry Bell.

Van Vuuren: Jobs crisis has arrived – Hints of a ‘worse than’ 2008 repeat

2016-05-10 20:51

An analyst digs a little deeper into quarterly jobs numbers, which saw more than 350 000 people lose their jobs at levels close to those of the 2008 recession.

Former Cape Times editor 'satisfied' with settlement

2016-05-09 11:29

After more than two "stress-filled and anxious" years, sacked Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois says she is satisfied with her last minute settlement offer from Independent Newspapers.

Former Cape Times editor's case in Labour Court

2016-05-09 08:45

The sacking of former Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois in 2013 is expected to come under the spotlight in the Labour Court in Cape Town.

Papenfus: To Labour Minister Oliphant, what must we do about these Whites?

2016-05-06 14:21

Gerhard Papenfus seeks clarity on Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant's comments that 'whites' are the stumbling block in the transformation agenda.

Du Plessis: No joy this Worker’s Day – jobs disappearing, layoffs growing

2016-05-02 11:35

The retrenchment figures are but a drop in the ocean compared with the number of voluntary and early retirement packages granted and jobs that have been frozen.

WATCH: Zuma arrives to crowd singing, 'My President'

President Jacob Zuma is met with cheers, screams and a trumpeting vuvuzela as he arrives in Mamelodi for a Workers' Day event on Sunday.

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