ARTICLES RELATING TO DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR

Private security didn't bleed jobs due to minimum wage - labour dept

2019-06-29 08:15

There has been an "insignificant" number of retrenchments linked to introducing the National Minimum Wage in the private security sector, the Department of Labour has said.

Striking PSA workers taken to Labour Court

2018-07-02 21:55

The government is taking the Public Servants Association to the Labour Court over a strike at SA Social Security Agency offices.

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.

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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.

 

Labour department to name and shame employers who fail to comply with minimum wage

2019-04-13 11:38

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says government will ensure tough enforcement of the national minimum wage and those who fail to comply with it will be named and shamed on the department of labour's website.

Oliphant picks occupational safety ace for new labour top job

2018-05-22 18:40

Minister of Labour Mildred Oliphant has announced the appointment of Advocate Lehlohonolo Molefe as the registrar of labour relations for the department.

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 after media exposure

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.

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