Business unusual: How coronavirus will shape working trends in future

2020-03-21 07:00

Once the coronavirus is under control and countries change their stance on social distancing, the way people do certain things would have shifted and business will not be spared.

'A strike doesn't mean a march': Cosatu on Nehawu action as union says it is marching

2020-03-18 18:09

Trade union federation Cosatu has labelled those concerned about a planned strike by the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union at the end of March as disingenuous.

Adriaan Basson: Ramaphosa’s straight talk refreshing and frightening

2020-03-09 06:00

His analysis was brutal: South Africa is not a country of savers. Our pension funds are effectively the only pots of money left. This was frightening and sobering to hear from the head of state, writes Adriaan Basson.

Mpumelelo Mkhabela: Unions should be allocated seats on the boards of SOEs

2020-03-05 10:17

The old Marx-inspired idea that the only thing workers have is their labour is not applicable in the modern era where workers have the real prospects of making a positive difference by contributing ideas, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Nearly 200 jobs affected as Ellies Electronics announces restructuring

2020-03-02 16:27

Local manufacturer Ellies Electronics will embark on a restructuring process, affecting 183 jobs.

Budget 2020: Cosatu says it will not remain silent while public servants' rights are undermined

2020-02-27 17:57

Trade union federation Cosatu is calling on its alliance partner, the ANC, to intervene in National Treasury's plan to review the public sector wage bill agreement.

Govt reviews pay of public servants, Cosatu threatens 'declaration of war'

2020-02-25 21:48

Government has, the night before Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is due to deliver his 2020 Budget address, proposed a review of the public service wage agreement for the year, saying it cannot afford the last leg of the three-year agreement.

These SA jobs have seen the biggest growth in demand – with salaries up to R160,000 per month

2020-02-20 09:03

Architecture, engineering, information technology, business, sales, and finance are the sectors with the biggest opportunity for employment in South Africa, CareerJunction found.

Ramaphosa promises to unveil details of bold plan for SA's jobless youth

2020-02-12 21:38

The high rate of youth unemployment in South Africa is unacceptable, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.

SAA plans to accelerate job cuts - Numsa

2020-02-05 19:16

SAA is accelerating plans to reduce its wage bill and intends to implement deeper job cuts than previously announced, according to a labour union official.


Coronavirus | What foreign nationals and their employers need to know

2020-03-19 06:01

Marisa Jacobs, managing director at Xpatweb, answers practical questions for employers of foreign nationals.

Coronavirus | What to know about your employment rights

2020-03-17 05:00

Labour law experts tackle some common questions.

ANALYSIS: Restructuring Eskom's growing debt will need a collective approach

2020-03-08 08:47

Before the private sector can agree to help restructure Eskom's debt, it must be able to see that there is a future for the power utility as a sustainable business.

ANALYSIS | Young and unemployed in SA: How to help SMEs create jobs

2020-03-04 19:27

Zyaan Davids Anter looks at pockets of progress being made in creating jobs for young people.

Satawu set to march on Airlink at OR Tambo International

2020-02-27 22:10

Satawu plans to march on privately-owned regional airline Airlink at OR Tambo International Airport to protest against what it claims to be "victimisation".

Unions demand 'meaningful engagement' on SAA business rescue, or it's back to court

2020-02-26 08:38

NUMSA and the SA Cabin Crew Association have written a letter to the SAA business rescue practitioners, demanding "meaningful engagement".

Spar owner has 14 days to pay over R11m to staff for labour law violations

2020-02-24 16:24

The Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration has ordered an owner of eight Spar grocery stores to pay staff over R11.9 million for not complying with the National Minimum Wage.

ANALYSIS | Young and unemployed in SA: What's being done, what's working, and what's still a barrier

2020-02-19 13:56

Zyaan Davids Anter looks at pockets of progress being made in creating jobs for young people.

Hisense Atlantis strike ends

2020-02-10 18:27

Operations at the Hisense Atlantis consumer electronics and home appliance plant near Cape Town have resumed after management reached an agreement with striking members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa.

Cosatu 'ready for a fight' as it presents R254 billion Eskom rescue plan

2020-01-31 20:20

Cosatu will present its proposal to rescue state-owned Eskom to senior members of government and the business community on Monday.

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