Public servants 'must earn pay hikes'

2013-03-14 15:29

President Jacob Zuma says public servants must work hard if they want salary increases, adding that poor service at government institutions is unacceptable.

Public servants 'should not do business'

2012-12-10 13:42

Cosatu's Zwelinzima Vavi has backed a hard-line stance on public servants doing business with the government at the International Anti-Corruption Day roundtable.

Govt, public servants agree wage deal

2012-07-31 19:45

The government and public sector unions have agreed on a three-year wage increase settlement, averting a potential strike by about 2 million workers.

Sisulu: Don't derail wage talks

2012-07-15 10:49

The public service wage negotiations must not be derailed, Public Service and Administration Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says.

Govt ups public service wage offer

2012-06-27 07:41

The government has increased its salary offer to public servants, according to a report.

Naptosa: Teachers will not benefit

2012-06-20 17:17

Teachers will not benefit from a new pay offer by the state for public servants, says teachers' union Naptosa.

No ban on public servants in business

2011-11-18 13:30

New guidelines will not prevent public servants from having business interests and doing business with the state, says the public service and administration minister.

Public service wage deal reached

2011-08-16 16:35

The state and unions representing public sector workers have come to an agreement on salary increases.

Apologise, Baloyi tells civil servants

2011-06-07 16:03

Errant public servants should publicly apologise when they fail, says Public Service and Administration Minister Richard Baloyi.

Punish corrupt public servants: PSC

2011-04-20 15:37

Corrupt government officials often received lenient punishments, and usually after being suspended on full pay for long periods, the Public Service Commission says.

Baloyi challenges public servants' body

2011-03-15 14:45

Public Service Minister Richard Baloyi has questioned whether the Public Service Commission has the teeth to enforce resolutions and rules.

Salary scales to be finalised

2009-06-29 15:09

Public Service and Administration Minister Richard Baloyi says the OSD salary scale for public servants - including doctors - will be finalised by Tuesday.

Be active in government - Zuma

2009-06-21 19:26

President Jacob Zuma has called on the public to actively participate in the day-to-day running of government.


Manuel warns lazy govt officials

2013-02-19 17:18

State employees and public servants who fail to do their jobs properly must face harsher consequences, says Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel.

Below-par managers cost state R4.1bn - DA

2012-10-16 14:40

Senior public service managers cost taxpayers R4.1bn and pocket R811 235 a year but barely reach half their set targets, the DA says.

Zuma OKs 5.5% increase

2012-07-26 16:44

President Jacob Zuma has approved a 5.5% salary increase for top public servants, says the presidency.

Public sector pay talks on hold

2012-06-27 10:54

Public sector salary negotiations have been put on ice while Cosatu seeks a mandate on the government's latest offer, the public service ministry says.

Public servants pay deal imminent

2012-06-26 10:45

Unions representing state workers and the government are nearing a settlement on wage increases that could add more than $1bn to budget spending.

Govt will lose wage fight - economists

2012-03-29 09:01

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will not succeed in capping the public sector wage increase this year, predict economists.

Gordhan's proposal worries Nehawu

2011-10-26 08:15

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's proposal of a moderate wage increase for public service workers will lead to a dispute, union Nehawu says.

State offers 6% salary hike

2011-06-22 17:37

Civil servants demanding an 8% salary increase have been offered 6% by the government.

Public service wage talks deadlock

2011-05-06 14:44

Unions demanding a 9% salary increase say negotiations with the state have stalled.

Punish corrupt public servants: PSC

2011-04-20 15:37

Corrupt government officials often received lenient punishments, and usually after being suspended on full pay for long periods, the Public Service Commission says.

State salaries top private sector

2011-02-01 12:14

The SA Institute for Race Relations says its research shows that state salaries are 44% higher than private sector pay.

Time to shape up, Zuma warns

2009-06-24 18:03

President Jacob Zuma has told civil servants that they will have to improve their service to the public, particularly in frontline services.

Zuma vows to crack down

2009-06-08 10:42

President Jacob Zuma has once again vowed to act against incompetent and lazy public servants, including elected government ministers.

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