Solidarity takes on Eskom over employment equity plan

2017-05-26 17:31

Trade union Solidarity has opposed Eskom’s Employment Equity Plan for 2017 to 2020 in the Labour Court.

Don't tap into PIC for SAA bailout - union

2017-05-24 20:00

A public services trade union has voiced concern that Treasury could consider the Public Investment Corporation as one of the options to finance lossmaking state carrier SAA.

Nehawu protesters arrested after violent clash

2017-05-19 13:36

Three protesters have been arrested following a brief clash with police at the University of Pretoria where teargas was deployed and Nehawu members retaliated by throwing stones.

Job loss fears as GM pulls out of SA

2017-05-18 17:11

There are concerns over possible job losses that may result following car manufacturer and retailer GM’s decision to dis-invest from South Africa.

Almost all working South Africans fear losing their jobs - survey

2017-05-16 11:13

The biggest fear of up to 92% of South African employees is losing their jobs, a survey shows, while some feel trapped in poorly paid, insecure and dead-end jobs.

Public protector probes RAF over 'maladministration'

2017-05-12 10:53

The office of the public protector has confirmed it will be investigating the Road Accident Fund for maladministration.

Community demands 1 500 jobs at Lonmin

2017-05-11 19:12

Members of the Bapo Ba Mogale community are demanding 1 500 jobs at Lonmin’s operations, resulting in the closure of some mining shafts for a week.

Labour Wrap: The ghastly reality on our roads

2017-05-11 05:00

With fake licences, lack of enforcement of existing rules and corruption at all levels, conditions for truck and bus drivers can be even worse than 25 years ago, says Terry Bell.

INFOGRAPHIC: Employment Equity stats at a glance

2017-05-09 17:07

Transformation in the labour sector is moving at a snails pace, according to figures from the Commission for Employment Equity.

Oliphant: JSE firms culprits in stalling transformation

2017-05-09 13:45

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says the recent employment equity report shows a lack of transformation, with JSE-listed companies being among the culprits.


Labour Wrap: GM exit a wake-up call for all in SA

2017-05-25 06:42

We should regard the decision by General Motors to quit SA as a wake-up call and deal with it openly instead of falling back on the local blame game, says Terry Bell.

Telkom subsidiary CEB 'dividing strikers along union lines'

2017-05-22 13:59

A bitter intra-class battle is brewing among the ranks of striking workers and their unions, allegedly fuelled by Telkom subsidiary CEB Maintenance Africa.

Telkom subsidiary CEB Maintenance, union in talks as strike continues

2017-05-18 18:53

A countrywide IT worker strike is continuing as CEB Maintenance Africa, a subsidiary of Telkom through Business Connection, is in talks with union Mwasa to try to resolve the impasse.

Telkom subsidiary CEB Maintenance Africa to strike over lay-offs

2017-05-17 12:18

A countrywide strike in the IT sector is set to start after Telkom subsidiary CEB Maintenance Africa retrenched 30 workers for what was termed "truly flimsy reasons".

Nothing is equal in the job market

2017-05-14 06:40

Change to Employment Equity Act proposed to ensure meticulous compliance if companies want to do business with state.

Inside Labour: Need to deal with SA’s ghastly road transport reality

2017-05-12 07:52

For many truck, bus and coach drivers, little has changed in their generally harsh working conditions over the past 25 years. For some, conditions have worsened, says Terry Bell.

In Nigeria bust, $4-a-day job doesn't guarantee getting pay

2017-05-11 16:00

On days when Dayo Fabajo’s bosses can’t afford to pay the $4 wage she earns for a 12-hour shift packing biscuits, they send her home early.

Transformation at top level not enough - Busa

2017-05-09 19:37

The current pace of transformation, especially at top management level, is not enough, says Business Unity South Africa.

Little has changed on employment equity front - report

2017-05-09 17:06

The latest Employment Equity annual report shows little change in terms of transformation and reducing inequality in the labour sector.

Richards Bay protesters bulldoze police cars

2017-05-09 12:32

Protesters have used front loaders to flip police vehicles and tear up roadside barriers at the Richards Bay Harbour.

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