ARTICLES RELATING TO LABOUR

Major victory for deputy directors of public prosecution after decade-long salary battle

2019-10-15 18:24

Past and present deputy directors of public prosecutions at the National Prosecuting Authority will finally receive their increases and benefits after a decade-long battle.

Cape Town firefighter strike on back burner until court challenge heard

2019-10-08 16:08

Cape Town's aggrieved firefighters will go back to work until a court hears a formal application regarding a dispute over standby allowances, the City of Cape Town says.

City of Cape Town to 'wait and see' if firefighters down tools in overtime dispute

2019-10-01 15:35

While all of the City of Cape Town's fire stations have been operating with a full staff complement, it will have to "wait and see" if this remains the case after the SA Municipal Workers' Union warned that firefighters will no longer work overtime owing to a pay dispute.

Illegal firefighters strike: City of Joburg says essential services will not be affected

2019-09-20 21:47

The City of Johannesburg says emergency management services (EMS) will not be affected by the suspension of 230 firefighters who embarked on an illegal strike.

Your rights during retrenchment

2019-09-16 07:38

Unfortunately, retrenchment is a reality that many employees are faced with. Knowing what your rights are – and understanding the legality around the retrenchment process – is extremely important.

Metrobus workers plan to strike on Monday

2019-09-14 12:01

About 300 workers at Johannesburg-based Metrobus will be striking on Monday, and it can last indefinitely, says a union official.

Workers at Shoprite pharmaceutical subsidiary strike for R12 500 wage

2019-09-12 20:14

About 400 workers at Shoprite subsidiary Transpharm are striking in a bid to secure salaries of R12 500.

Labour report alleges violations by China iPhone supplier

2019-09-10 21:45

Apple and its supplier Foxconn admitted they have been using too many temporary workers to staff an iPhone factory in central China, as a labour rights group accused them Monday of a number of workers rights violations.

Mpumalanga security companies exploiting guards - labour department finds

2019-08-29 22:02

Non-compliance with the law by some Mpumalanga security companies has led to guards being exploited by their employers, the Department of Labour has found.

Transformation lagging in private sector, minister calls for crackdown on culprits

2019-08-27 15:48

The latest report from the Commission of Employment Equity shows that white males still dominate top management positions, and more has to be done to improve the representation of African and coloured populations in the workforce.

 

CCMA scrambling to prevent retrenchments amid jobs bloodbath

2019-10-14 19:15

In the annual report the Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration said it managed to prevent 15 787 retrenchments out of a possible 38 588 during the 2018/19 financial year.

Hundreds of Numsa members set for 'indefinite' strike at University of Johannesburg

2019-10-03 17:14

Members of Numsa plan to strike at the University of Johannesburg from Friday over pay gaps.

Court can stop bank strike on Wednesday

2019-09-23 15:36

Business Unity South Africa, representing SA's major banks, has filed a court application to interdict a planned bank strike.

Kim reveals she delayed giving birth to North West by two hours to get a manicure

2019-09-20 13:53

Not even labour can stop Kim K from getting her nails done.

Explainer: Why unions have mixed feelings on secret ballot votes for strikes

2019-09-15 07:05

The Department of Labour has said a strike without a secret ballot vote is illegal.

Numsa and automakers break deadlock, reach 3-year wage agreement

2019-09-13 15:09

Trade union Numsa on Friday reached a three-year wage deal agreement with automotive manufacturers after wage negotiations reached a deadlock earlier this month.

UCT won't bow to pressure from outsourced workers demanding jobs at the institution

2019-09-11 22:40

UCT says it will not tolerate further disruptions by a group of people not employed by it but who have protested on its campus wanting the institution to give them jobs.

Nedlac failed to prevent R11m irregular expenditure - AG

2019-09-06 16:45

Irregular expenditure at National Economic Development and Labour Council went up from R1.4m in 2018 to R11.5m in 2019. The irregular expenditure reflected from 2018 is the subject of a disciplinary inquiry.

4IR will see 'some jobs go', says labour minister

2019-08-28 13:48

The Fourth Industrial Revolution will be disruptive to all, and upskilling and retraining will be necessary to ensure the workforce can adapt, says Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi.

Increasing cost of living pushes workers in glass sector to strike

2019-08-25 18:39

Unionised workers in the glass sector will down their tools on Monday, says the General Industries Workers Union of SA.

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