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.

NUM rejects gold wage offer

2015-07-06 15:24

The National Union of Mineworkers has rejected a wage offer from gold producers, says spokesperson Livhuwani Mammburu.

Public wages, CPI to impact Sarb rates call

2015-05-21 14:40

April inflation surprised to the downside and the public sector wage round settlement was below the "warning zone" of Sarb, says an expert.

More to 'sudden' government wage deal

2015-05-21 12:50

It is unlikely that the quick public sector wage negotiations mean unions suddenly "agreed" with government on the tightness of the budget, says an expert.

Gauteng pays the best salaries

2015-04-27 13:42

Salaries in Gauteng are on average still the best in South Africa, according to the latest salary review by Career Junction.

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 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.

New Mexican plant shadow over US pay talks

2015-07-09 09:50

General Motors is set for tough contract talks with R240/hour US workers - prefaced by announcing a new Cruze plant. In Mexico...

SA council workers declare wage dispute, strike looms

2015-06-08 17:54

South Africa's municipal workers union has declared a dispute with South African Local Government Association (Salga) after wage negotiations deadlocked, the union says.

Public wages, CPI to impact Sarb rates call

2015-05-21 14:22

April inflation surprised to the downside and the public sector wage round settlement was below the "warning zone" of Sarb, says an expert.

Public servants to get 7% increase

2015-05-19 21:20

Public sector unions and the government have sealed an agreement to raise wages by 7%, averting a potentially crippling strike by 1.3 million workers.

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.

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