Fawu owes us R5m - Cosatu

2016-08-26 07:02

Cosatu plans to recoup over R5m in affiliation fees from its former member, the Food and Allied Workers Union.

Labour Wrap: The real choice we all face

2016-08-25 07:42

We could all lead a good life with the aid of machines or we could usher in an industrial revolution of great cruelty, says Terry Bell.

Inside Labour: Why industrial peace on mines remains elusive

2016-08-19 05:00

As long as poor living conditions continue and wage issues remain unresolved, industrial peace in the mining areas will remain elusive, says Terry Bell.

UK jobs market shows resilience for now

2016-08-17 15:46

Britain’s labour market isn’t cracking under the weight of Brexit yet.

New court ruling helps unfairly dismissed employees

2016-08-15 17:47

A new judgment by the Labour Appeal Court provides unfairly dismissed employees with more convenient and affordable access to justice than under the old system.

Inside Labour: Stop dressing up celebrations of patronage

2016-08-12 07:07

We should cease dressing up celebrations of patronage and worse as symbols of growing gender equality, says Terry Bell.

Eskom to reconsider its 7% offer to NUM workers

2016-08-08 17:42

The NUM has called for an urgent meeting after Eskom decided to reconsider it's 7% pay offer to workers. However, Numsa members are now now threatening strike action.

No end in sight for petrol strike

2016-08-05 16:33

Unions and employers could not reach an agreement to end a week-long strike that has resulted in a number of fuel stations across Gauteng running dry.

Inside Labour: The real fight for equity

2016-08-05 07:12

A recent Concourt ruling will hopefully provide unions with the incentive to reclaim their principled positions in the fight for genuine equity, says Terry Bell.

Solidarity, police settle in landmark affirmative action case

2016-07-31 18:37

Trade union Solidarity has welcomed a "landmark" settlement with the South African Police Service that will directly affect the promotion of more than 3 000 officers.


Inside Labour: 'Fashionable ideologies' no cure for joblessness

2016-08-26 06:38

Propaganda that entrepreneurship and self created work will solve the jobs crisis fits in with the smokescreens established by ruling minorities, says Terry Bell.

Stephen Covey: Why trust is the new must – tips on how to start building it

2016-08-24 20:04

Trust is a powerful differentiator for businesses struggling to compete in a low trust world where a high percentage of the workforce is disengaged, says author Stephen Covey.

Labour Wrap: The real lessons of Marikana

2016-08-18 05:00

Marikana should be a reminder of a brutal industrial history and a symbol for the struggle to improve the lives of exploited workers everywhere, says Terry Bell.

Shorter working hours for Cape's junior doctors

2016-08-16 21:16

Junior doctors in the Western Cape will no longer work more than 24 hours per shift, the provincial health MEC has said.

How a minimum wage can help SA

2016-08-12 15:49

A national minimum wage can play an important part in expanding South Africa's economy in a balanced and sustainable manner, says an analyst.

Eskom obtains court interdict against striking workers

2016-08-10 09:31

Eskom says the court interdict will enable the power utility to take disciplinary action against employees who are not at work because of the strike.

Union lambastes contractors as petrol strike drags on

2016-08-08 11:28

Independent contractors delivering fuel to petrol stations to prevent them from running dry could be paid thousands of rands, according to union Ceppwawu.

Public servants union takes GEPF to court over fund calculations

2016-08-05 13:26

The Public Servants Association of South Africa plans to take the Government Employees Pension Fund to court for not following procedures before making amendments to fund calculations.

New union to champion demands of striking Icasa workers

2016-08-03 13:14

The National Trade Union Congress of South Africa will represent striking workers contesting policy changes at the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa.

German unemployment falls as companies shrug off Brexit woes

2016-07-28 12:00

German unemployment has extended its decline in July, in a sign that the economy is showing resilience to uncertainty unleashed by a Brexit vote.

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