ARTICLES RELATING TO WAGE DEMANDS

Samwu rejects 'new' performance-based system

2015-05-26 18:00

Wage negotiations between the SA Municipal Workers Union and the national municipal body, Salga, face a collapse following a disagreement.

R1bn: Amcu’s extra demand on gold sector’s wage bill

2015-05-14 13:20

The Association of Mining and Construction Union’s central demand in the gold sector is for an extra R7 000 on the basic wage of every worker.

Labour Wrap: D-Day for govt wage offer

2015-05-07 11:58

This is a time to remember that workers should not be blamed for poor management., says Terry Bell in his latest Labour Wrap.

Government forcing us to protest, says Cosatu

2015-04-24 13:20

The Western Cape’s Cosatu provincial executive committee says the Treasury has been bargaining in bad faith during the public sector wage negotiations.

Minimum wage not solution - Agri SA

2014-12-10 06:47

A national minimum wage will lead to job losses and it will be short-sighted not to acknowledge the desperate situation of many South Africans, says Agri SA.

How apt is centralised bargaining?

2014-07-15 15:14

Is centralised bargaining still appropriate or is it a relic of apartheid? Follow this lively debate.

Seifsa disappointed by wage offer snub

2014-07-14 05:00

Employer body Seifsa says it is deeply disappointed by Numsa's rejection of its good final offer.

'End vicious cycle of union demands'

2013-08-14 09:16

Sibanye Gold is adamant that it will not be coerced into unsustainable outcomes and says it refuses raise wages above the inflation rate, according to a report.

NUM seeks up to 60% Implats pay hike

2013-06-26 12:13

The National Union of Mineworkers has made wage demands to Impala Platinum in line with the hikes it is seeking from gold producers, a source says.

Vavi: Wage demands justified

2013-05-24 10:23

The wage demands submitted to the Chamber of Mines are justified and reasonable, Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says.

 

NUM wants 84% pay hike for gold workers

2015-05-22 09:28

The National Union of Mineworkers will push for an 84% rise in basic pay for entry-level gold mining workers, a near 10 percentage point increase on previous demands.

Inside Labour: Don't blame workers for poor management

2015-05-08 06:04

The primary blame for lengthy delays in public sector pay talks, rests with the government, says Terry Bell.

Deadlock in public wage talks could spell damaging strike

2015-05-06 07:46

South Africa will soon hear whether there has been a breakthrough in the tortuous public sector wage negotiations or whether another deadlock has been reached.

Coal, gold sector braces for wage demands

2015-03-10 10:00

The National Union of Mineworkers will submit its wage demands for the coal and gold sector by the end of March, says the general secretary of the majority union.

Minimum wage will result in growth - Vavi

2014-12-04 18:28

Cosatu secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi says a national minimum wage will result in economic growth and will increase demand for goods.

Metals wage deal hinges on two conditions

2014-07-14 06:15

Metals union Numsa is wary of being tied into the 3-year wage deal that employer body Seifsa is demanding, but the union is prepared to concede on two conditions.

Auto sector nears halt as strike hits

2013-08-19 13:00

The South African auto manufacturing industry has nearly reached a standstill, as about 30 000 workers embarked on a nationwide strike over wages.

NUM sticks to Eskom demands

2013-07-31 17:19

The National Union of Mineworkers will stick to its pay demands when meeting Eskom at the CCMA, the union says.

High Court action possible over tolls

2013-05-24 14:57

Cosatu is considering approaching the High Court after a lower court halted its e-toll protest, saying the decision was unconstitutional.

Solidarity only wants 10% hike from mines

2013-05-20 13:48

Trade union Solidarity, which represents mostly skilled workers, says it wants 10% pay increases for its members from gold and coal producers ahead of wage talks.

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