South Africa has to be a better option for Trump than Greenland is, writes Howard Feldman.
"The SA Communist Party must choose if they want us or if they want Pravin Gordhan." This was the ultimatum Nehawu president Mzwandile Makwayiba gave to SACP second deputy general secretary Solly Mapaila at the union's policy conference.
The Office of the Public Protector says the National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union has a right to approach the courts for a review of a report on suspended secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana.
The National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union and the Electoral Commission of South Africa have resolved their impasse, averting a potential strike by the commission's officials on election day.
SARS executive for remuneration and benefits Takalani Musekwa told Fin24 that all of the tax body’s services would be back online from Wednesday after the National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union accepted the latest wage offer.
A strike by members of Nehawu and the Public Servants Association at the SA Revenue Service entered its second day on Friday - the date on which all outstanding tax is due.
Nehawu says it will be going ahead with a strike at SARS on Thursday, after a meeting at the tax agency failed to break a deadlock.
South African Revenue Service spokesperson Sandile Memela said the tax body remained committed to "resolving the impasse" with the National Education Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) who have threatened to down tools within days.
The National education, Health and Allied Workers' Union intensified its picket outside the offices of the Health Professionals Council of South Africa in Pretoria.
The social development department has agreed to suspend the biometric enrolment of South African Social Security Agency beneficiaries, following a meeting with the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union.
The National Health and Allied Workers Union says its preparations for a strike at SA Social Security Agency branches across the country are at an advanced stage.
Nehawu president Mzwandile Makwayiba has called for the SA Reserve Bank to be nationalised, adding that trade union federation Cosatu must take a strong stand on the issue.
Senior executives from the Public Investment Corporation’s three biggest labour union contributors are set to be appointed to the interim board of the fund manager that’s being investigated over allegations of wrongdoing.
While allegations of the largesse meted out to South African politicians – notably those from the governing party – rocked South Africa over the last few months, the 2018 Register of Members' Interests made for rather boring reading.
The National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union has accepted an offer from the South African Revenue Service.
Wage negotiations between SARS and labour unions have deadlocked and it is possible that the planned strike will continue on Thursday, now that three different offers have been rejected, the revenue service said.
SARS says the National Education Health and Allied Workers Union and the Public Servants Association have served it with a 7-day notice to go on strike.
Nehawu said earlier in the week it had failed to reach an agreement on wage negotiations with the revenue collection agency.
National Department of Health employees have been prevented from entering the "unsafe" Civitas Building in Pretoria where they work, after the Department of Labour issued a prohibition notice.
Nehawu says the distribution of social grants to millions of South Africans hangs in the balance as its members at Sassa strike over issues around the biometric enrolment of beneficiaries.
Parliament's employees say they will down tools if they do not get a positive response from presiding officers about the performance bonuses apparently paid to Parliament's top management.
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