Top CEOs reap billions from stock gains

2015-03-25 13:07

CEOs at large US firms have realised at least $6bn more in compensation than initially estimated in annual disclosures in the five years before financial crash.

Nene leaves public wage bill intact

2015-02-25 15:15

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene left the public sector wage bill untouched at around 40% of government spending, and appealed to the sector to be reasonable in its demands.

Kganyago: Workers, investors should share gains

2015-02-18 14:50

There should be an equitable sharing of productivity gains between workers and investors, says SA Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago.

French truckers plan blocks as wage talks loom

2015-01-18 19:00

French truck drivers plan on blockages to disrupt traffic on key roads starting from Sunday evening as union members say they are preparing for a tough fight.

Govt must enforce all labour laws - Cosatu

2014-11-27 16:05

The government must enforce all labour laws, including requiring employers to report on disproportionate income at all wage levels, says Cosatu in the North West.

Mineworkers want R8 500p/m minimum

2014-11-26 17:03

The minimum wage for mineworkers must be R8 500 a month, the National Assembly's labour committee has heard.

ANC cheers new wages for domestic workers

2014-11-26 06:00

Increasing domestic workers' wages in line with the new minimum wage will go a long way towards addressing the exploitation of workers, says the ANC.

The manager who outearns Jacob Zuma

2014-10-26 18:11

A Gauteng municipal manager tops President Jacob Zuma's salary by more than R200 000 a year.

Skilled wages to rise up to 10% - Hays

2014-10-09 14:15

British recruiting firm Hays says skill shortages are pushing up some white collar salaries as much as 10%, contrasting with generally slack wage growth.

Clothing union signs wage agreement

2014-09-16 08:31

A new wage agreement which would benefit about 80 000 clothing workers nationally has been signed, says the SA Clothing and Textile Workers Union.


Walmart joins growing US march on wage hikes

2015-02-27 13:45

Walmart, the largest retailer in the United States, is increasing wages, and economists are hoping to see a chain reaction.

Germany's IG Metall union agrees 3.4% wage rise

2015-02-24 10:16

Germany's biggest trade union, IG Metall, has agreed to a 3.4% wage increase for one year for the southwest region plus a one-off payment of €150.

Zim calls for wage freeze as union conflict looms

2015-02-12 09:48

Zimbabwe's central bank chief says the economy is too depressed to allow for salary hikes, setting the stage for a bitter conflict with trade unions.

Wage growth stagnates, lags pre-crisis rates

2014-12-06 07:10

The latest ILO Global Wage Report warns of stalled wages in many countries and points to the labour market as a driver of inequality.

Call to scrap sector-wide wage deals

2014-11-26 21:05

The Congress of SA Trade Unions is proposing that all sector determinations be abolished, saying that it does not address inequality.

Domestic workers want R3 000

2014-11-26 12:38

Domestic workers must be paid R3 000 per month, parliament's portfolio committee on labour has heard.

New wage rates for domestic workers

2014-11-25 12:43

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has upwardly adjusted domestic workers’ annual wages in line with the new minimum wage.

Nene warns on wage bill

2014-10-22 15:05

The public service will henceforth have to accept inflation-related increases or face staff cuts, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene warned on Wednesday in his first mid-term budget.

Neasa in court over wage agreement

2014-09-25 11:40

Neasa has lodged an urgent application in the Labour Court to stop the extension of the metals industry wage agreement to non-signatories.

German pay rises at fastest rate in over a year

2014-08-29 17:45

The pay of about 19 million German workers covered by collective wage agreements has risen at the fastest rate in more than a year in the second quarter.

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