Royal mess: Diaper company manager arrested for allegedly assaulting, bribing inspectors

2017-10-05 11:02

The manager of a baby products company in Port Shepstone has been arrested after allegedly assaulting and trying to bribe inspectors, the Department of Labour has said.

Asylum seekers entitled to UIF

2017-07-18 16:20

The Equality Court in Vereeniging has ordered the Department of Labour to create a system that would allow asylum seekers to be paid their UIF benefits.

EXCLUSIVE: Department of Labour deregisters 'bogus union' linked to Zuma

2017-01-20 12:50

The Department of Labour has cancelled the registration of a labour union linked to President Jacob Zuma and covert agents of the State Security Agency.

WATCH: Paternity leave in SA and around the world

Parliament's labour committee heard South Africa's fathers should get 10 days paternity leave.

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2014 'strike' report a mixed bag

2015-09-20 16:02

The 2014 Industrial Action report seems to put to bed the fears expressed over a year ago that SA was headed for growing and more violent industrial disruption.

Union slams employment equity's 'flawed' report

2015-07-28 07:41

The Commission for Employment Equity’s “fixation” on top management in its annual report has been criticised by a trade union Solidarity, who says its report is flawed.

SA's job outlook remains bleak

2013-10-03 23:08

The unemployment rate has remained stubborn in recent years and is unlikely to improve in the short-term, the department of labour says.

Labour dept places thousands in jobs

2012-10-10 07:57

The public employment services of the department of labour says it has placed 96 505 people in job opportunities.

Labour gets tough on law enforcement

2012-06-22 11:51

The labour department intends beefing up inspector training and introducing more stringent fines to ensure compliance with labour laws, an official says.


72 JSE-listed firms flagged for employment equity inspections

2017-08-10 13:00

Altogether 72 JSE-listed companies are being inspected for employment equity compliance, the Department of Labour says.

Labour dept finally agrees to pay slain train driver's family

2017-07-07 13:46

The Department of Labour has finally come through for the family of murdered train driver Piet Botha, approving the compensation they were owed 12 months on, with back-pay.

Compensation Fund members to get 7% boost

2016-12-20 12:55

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says she intends increasing the amount of earnings and the monthly pensions for recipients of the Compensation Fund by 7% from April 2017.

Labour Minister appeals court judgment

2015-10-09 19:46

The Department of Labour filed an appeal against a Labour Court judgment that its minister Mildred Oliphant acted "unreasonably" and "unfairly" against axed registrar Johan Crouse.

Labour minister's no show at meetings raises ire

2015-09-09 11:23

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has not attended a single meeting of the labour portfolio committee since her appointment in 2010 and should be fired, says the DA.

Labour court rules against department

2013-12-27 16:03

The Labour Court in Johannesburg has ruled that labour department employees do not have to work in uninhabitable inner city offices.

SA strikes hit five-year high

2013-09-18 12:14

The number of strikes last year reached a five-year high, the labour department says.

Compensation fund fails another audit test

2012-09-14 18:03

The Compensation Fund remains in financial shambles, according to Auditor General Terence Nombembe.

6 in court over labour dept fraud

2011-11-21 16:30

Six former civil servants and a physiotherapist have appeared in the Pretoria Specialised Commercial Crime Court for allegedly defrauding the labour department of R1m.

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