Numsa strike at Hisense continues, production halted indefinitely

2020-01-22 14:51

The strike by about 300 members of Numsa at the Hisense manufacturing plant in Atlantis, north of Cape Town, is still ongoing.

ANALYSIS | Old Mutual vs. Moyo: Understanding the parties' rights and obligations

2020-01-17 14:03

Although the judgment may at first seem confusing, a careful analysis of its outcome sheds more light, writes Bradley Workman-Davies.

Production stops as Numsa strike hits Hisense plant near Cape Town

2020-01-16 18:43

A strike at the Hisense manufacturing plant in Atlantis north of Cape Town has put all production on hold for the time being.

All you need to know about SA's improved UIF benefits

2019-12-19 14:33

The UIF, as a caring organisation, understands the current economic situation and unemployment in the country, as well as the devastating impact that is appended to losing a job.

'You can't just fire your domestic worker at will' - SA still hobbled by abusive legacy of domestic work

2019-12-19 08:56

South Africa is one of three African countries to have ratified the International Labour Organisation's Domestic Workers Convention, which places a duty on governments to ensure fundamental rights and prevent abuse. But enforcement still poses a challenge.

Wage discrimination will be exposed thanks to new reporting rules, says expert

2019-12-11 06:00

The SA government has made significant changes to employment equity reporting requirements, says the compliance manager at Sage Africa & Middle East.

Top management in private sector still 'lily-white' and male - labour minister

2019-11-28 06:01

Employment Equity trends for the period between 2016 and 2018 show that top management positions in the private sector are dominated by white males.

Triumphant Numsa, Sacca: How we got to 8% from SAA

2019-11-22 21:01

The two unions say they are pleased with the 8% wage increase they say they got from SAA, ending their week-long strike at the embattled state-owned airline.

City of Tshwane suspends bus operations following wage disputes

2019-11-18 21:52

The City of Tshwane has suspended A Re Yeng Bus Rapid Transport and A Re Yeng Mamelodi Bus operations following wage disputes, the municipality has revealed.

South Africans returning from abroad shocked to learn SAA cancelled flights due to strike

2019-11-15 16:12

South Africans making their annual trip home from abroad were surprised to land at OR Tambo International Airport to find out connecting flights to their respective hometowns were cancelled.


Cosatu condemns bosses allegedly forcing workers to report for duty in volatile QwaQwa

2020-01-21 22:32

The trade union federation said it had noted with anger the developments in the municipality that began with water shortages and electricity blackouts.

INSIDE LABOUR: The year 2020 - Tumult lies ahead, but hope too

2020-01-17 06:00

Welcome to 2020, the start not just of a new year, but of a new decade — and one that promises to be more turbulent than anything in recent memory, writes Terry Bell.

Former municipal workers fight labour broker issue

2020-01-16 16:12

The case of about 200 former Ekurhuleni municipal workers who claim that they should have been made permanent employees was heard at the Labour Court in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, on Tuesday.

Unpacking the new UIF Act

2019-12-19 14:33

INSIDE LABOUR: If wishes were dinners, SA would dine

2019-12-13 05:01

It's time to look at the underlying causes of SA's problems, says Terry Bell.

Despite financial woes, SAA manages to pay November salaries

2019-11-30 12:29

SAA spokesperson Tlali Tlali said the national carrier had paid the outstanding balance on November salaries, to all of its employees.

RBPlat signs new 5-year wage deal

2019-11-25 22:07

After "very difficult" negotiations, RBPlat has announced a new five-year wage deal it says will bring a period of stability.

There is 'absolutely zero' in govt's kitty for bailouts, including at SAA - Mthembu

2019-11-21 21:43

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu says government cannot afford to bail out struggling SOEs like SAA, but that does not prevent workers from going on strike.

SAA strike will quicken its demise - business body

2019-11-15 21:01

An aviation expert, a political party, a non-striking union, an industry body and a business chamber weigh in on the impact of the SAA strike.

Gordhan: SAA is not too big to fail

2019-11-14 21:35

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has said unions are risking the future of SAA and jobs.

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