Tough municipal pay talks in pipeline

2015-05-20 12:24

With public sector pay negotiations done and dusted, the situation regarding local government employees remains deadlocked.

Public sector pay talks head towards deadlock

2015-03-27 09:07

With five days to go before the current wage agreement expires, talks between the government and the public sector unions seem to be heading for stalemate.

Public servants worried about slow wage talks

2015-01-20 18:01

The Public Servants Association is concerned about the slow pace of public service wage negotiations and the effect on government’s budgeting processes.

Operations stable at Sentech

2014-07-31 11:34

Operations have been stable at Sentech following strike action by members of the Communication Workers Union.

More talks to end petrol strike

2013-09-25 10:20

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA and employers of petrol attendants and vehicle industry workers are set to meet again amid the ongoing wage-related strike.

Gold sector pay talks continue

2013-07-24 12:29

The National Union of Mineworkers says negotiations with the Chamber of Mines are resuming to broker a wage deal.

How much is a living wage for miners?

2013-07-11 10:38

As mining sector wage talks get under way and demands for a living wage have become a battle cry, the vexing question is what figure this should be set at.

Lonmin strike averted

2013-06-26 17:40

Miners union Amcu has postponed talks with platinum producer Lonmin to allow more time for the government to reach a pact between labour and the mining sector.

Amcu gets bargaining rights at Lonmin

2013-06-03 11:21

Lonmin has reportedly granted union threshold rights to the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, shutting rival NUM out of collective bargaining.

Act within law, chamber asks unions

2013-06-03 08:38

The Chamber of Mines has called on unions and employers to act professionally and within the law to ensure peaceful wage talks this year.


Labour Wrap: Reason to be 'Proudly unpatriotic'

2015-05-14 07:33

Skilled South Africans, especially nurses, who choose to work abroad have been accused of being unpatriotic, says Terry Bell in his latest Labour Wrap.

Nene hopeful of no public sector strike

2015-02-25 15:28

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says government is working hard to find an amicable solution to current wage talks with unions and hopes to avoid a strike.

Labour Wrap: Wages, policies and the public sector

2014-10-16 07:41

Public sector workers are not overpaid, greedy and concerned only with their own welfare, says Terry Bell in his latest Labour Wrap.

Northam back at negotiating table

2013-10-28 13:33

Wage talks between the Northam Zondereinde platinum mine in Limpopo and the National Union of Mineworkers are set to continue.

Amcu stalls pay talks - Chamber

2013-07-29 16:13

The South African Chamber of Mines has declared a dispute with Amcu in gold negotiations, it says.

Matla Eskom workers end strike

2013-07-17 09:15

Workers at Eskom's Matla power station in Mpumalanga have returned to work after a one-day strike, Eskom says.

Microlenders drive miners' wage demands

2013-06-27 13:37

Microlenders are driving the wage demands of miners in Marikana, in the North West, says Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel.

Eskom in labour pact at power stations

2013-06-12 18:15

Eskom, contractors and trade unions have signed a deal to steady labour relations at two new power stations under construction.

Govt task team readies for strike season

2013-06-03 09:55

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant will meet mining unions and their federations ahead of the bargaining season in the sector.

More strife with no agreement: Uasa

2013-05-24 16:00

The lack of a binding collective bargaining agreement at Lonmin platinum mine will see turbulence in the industry continue, says Uasa.

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