ARTICLES RELATING TO WAGES

Almost all working South Africans fear losing their jobs - survey

2017-05-16 11:13

The biggest fear of up to 92% of South African employees is losing their jobs, a survey shows, while some feel trapped in poorly paid, insecure and dead-end jobs.

CEOs take pay cuts as investors keep watch on wages

2017-03-23 15:26

CEOs of UK's public firms rarely look forward to facing their shareholders, but the run-up to this year’s annual general meeting season is provoking a particularly strong anxiety.

UK's low-paid men see hours fall as wage inequality widens

2017-01-13 09:47

Falling working hours among low-paid men are contributing to inequality in the UK, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

CEOs of JSE-listed firms rake in about R13m - report

2016-11-23 05:45

The average increase of CEOs' total pay climbed by 11% from R7.6m in 2009 to R13.3m in 2015, according to a new report.

Don't be too hopeful of pay hikes, bonuses - economist

2016-08-24 15:25

Strained economic conditions have reduced the probability of bonus payments and lowered hopes of salary increases, says Mike Schüssler.

‘Tough’ wage talks on the cards with car makers

2016-06-19 11:49

Automakers are hoping to avoid a repeat of crippling, weeks-long strikes that have paralysed the industry in the past when they start negotiations with unions.

Amcu looking for 'living wage' from mine bosses

2016-05-16 16:01

Amcu is on course to begin meetings to decide on pay demands for platinum companies with the existing two-year wage deal expiring soon.

Should your salary be a secret?

2016-04-15 07:00

There is a growing movement towards greater transparency in remuneration. We look at the impact of revealing salaries on employee morale and productivity.

Wage agreement eats into provincial budgets

2015-10-21 15:20

Provinces will have to seek further cost efficiencies to maintain service levels to accommodate public sector wage increases, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

Strikes cost R6bn in wages in 2014 - report

2015-09-22 09:30

The Department of Labour found that strikes cost the country 9% less than the R6.7bn recorded in 2013, it reveals in its annual report on strikes.

 

INFOGRAPHIC: How to get a pay rise

2017-03-27 19:17

Timing, preparation and control are essential to getting paid fairly. This infographic by Adzuna is guide on how you can navigate your way to a salary increase.

Fedusa guns for double-digit wage hikes

2017-03-06 18:34

Wage negotiating during the course of this year will start above inflation, vows the Federation of Unions of South Africa.

Labour Court confirms Eskom wage position

2016-12-26 13:25

The Labour Court has confirmed Eskom’s 2013/14 final offer by upholding the arbitrator’s award to Eskom and dismissing the unions’ application for review.

Employment costs higher than inflation

2016-10-04 16:57

According to the Monetary Policy Review, increases in labour costs have been consistently higher than the increase in inflation.

Gender-wage gap persists - PwC

2016-07-15 22:21

The gender-wage gap is still a problem in business, even at executive level.

Worker exodus on EU’s fringe turns after 25 years

2016-06-06 12:13

The outpouring of workers from the Baltic region since the demise of communism may be approaching its end.

Unions hit back at circular suspending performance bonuses

2016-05-13 19:17

A circular sent out by the KZN Premier's office that implied labour unions had been consulted in a decision to suspend performance bonuses for workers is untrue, union representatives say.

UK unemployment rate declines, wage growth slows

2015-11-11 13:17

UK unemployment has fallen to the lowest in more than seven years in the third quarter and the number in work rose to a record.

Wage strike hits Woolworths distribution centre

2015-10-19 19:30

Over 600 workers are continuing a week-long strike at Woolworths' distribution centre in Centurion for a "decent wage".

Chamber of Mines just dances on same spot - NUM

2015-09-06 14:25

The time of dancing on the same spot in different shoes must come to an end, the NUM says about the Chamber of Mines' wage negotiations.

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