ARTICLES RELATING TO WAGE TALKS

Eskom strike averted after marathon talks

2016-08-12 08:13

The deadlock in the Eskom wage negotiations has been broken following a 14-hour marathon wage negotiation process, averting a potentially costly strike for the economy.

Threat of job cuts is a lifetime threat - Amcu

2016-05-16 19:16

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Workers says mines can't threaten them with job cuts as wage talks loom.

Amcu claims victory over NUM with Sibanye wage offer

2016-04-10 21:49

Mines union Amcu has claimed its first victory over the National Union of Mineworkers as its members voted unanimously in favour of a new wage offer by Sibanye Gold.

SA's biggest gold union said to reject pay offer

2015-08-05 08:08

Members of the National Union of Mineworkers have been rejecting a final deal tabled in wage negotiations, according to a person familiar with the discussions.

NUM decries ‘apartheid’ wage system

2015-06-22 17:00

The newly elected head of the National Union of Mineworkers says that his members were still being paid "apartheid" wages, signalling a hard line ahead of gold sector wage talks.

Gold sector faces upheaval on social pact

2015-06-18 13:05

The Association of Mining and Construction Union has dismissed the gold sector "social pact" proposals, saying workers entering wage talks just want money.

Amcu threatens to strike

2015-06-07 16:15

Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa says the union could launch a wildcat strike if NUM and gold mining companies extend wage deals to its members.

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.

 

SA seen avoiding another crippling platinum strike

2016-05-20 10:13

Anglo American Platinum and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, who are preparing for new labour talks agree they don't expect major interruptions.

Sibanye wage offer: Rival unions protecting capitalists, says Amcu

2016-04-11 16:56

Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa has defended his union's success at getting Sibanye Gold to present a new wage offer, despite criticism from other unions.

Coal strike looms as NUM spurns wage offer

2015-08-12 15:20

Tension within the mining industry has ratcheted up after union NUM rejected the latest wage offer for the coal sector as “insulting”.

Bloodshed seen if pay strike called at SA gold mines

2015-07-23 07:51

A pay strike at South African gold companies could result in more violence at the mines, said Andrew Levy, a labour-relations consultant.

NUM says mines can raise pay 80%

2015-06-22 12:34

The biggest union in the gold industry said producers in South Africa are able to afford an increase of more than 80% in the basic monthly pay of entry-level underground miners.

Public sector wage talks stutter

2015-06-09 15:03

Unions have declared a dispute with the local government association, resulting in the cancellation of the fourth round of public sector pay and conditions talks.

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.

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