9 Cosatu priorities for the 2019 election, including banning private hospitals and a 50% tax on companies

2018-09-12 06:01

The trade union federation says retirement funds must be forced to invest half their money in state-owned companies and job-creation projects, and the independence of the Reserve Bank must end.

Kellogg's case: A victory for workers

2018-08-05 06:18

Last week’s ruling on labour brokers by the Constitutional Court has already led to a significant victory for workers at breakfast cereal behemoth Kellogg’s.

Legal experts weigh in on labour broker ruling

2018-07-27 17:31

The Constitutional Court does not ban labour broking entirety, but rather aims to ensure that the provision of temporary services is truly temporary, say experts at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr.

Debate on labour broker, client responsibility heats up

2018-04-07 07:00

A legal expert questions the motive behind trade unions' resistance to labour brokers, notwithstanding ample protection against exploitation provided in legislation.

Labour brokers take fight to court

2017-07-16 06:00

Labour brokers will have at least another year’s grace before the contentious “deeming” provision potentially shuts down a large part of their industry.

More trouble brewing on platinum belt

2014-07-01 05:00

Thousands of workers at Lonmin shafts, who were employed by companies contracted to Lonmin, have not received papers to sign on for work, according to reports.


There is an alternative to labour broking

2018-08-05 11:05

The much-lauded Constitutional Court judgment on labour brokers will not affect the notorious “bakkie brigade” – those independent labour traffickers who hire out teams of workers picked up from roadsides around the country.

Labour broker judgment could drive demand for outsourcing firms - CEO

2018-08-04 13:18

Trade unions have been celebrating the Constitutional Court ruling clarifying amendments to the Labour Relations Act, but it might just spark an increased demand for the services of outsourcing firms.

Labour broker ruling not death of temporary employment services - Adcorp

2018-07-27 12:43

A Constitutional Court ruling in favour of Numsa over who should be regarded as the employer of workers placed by labour brokers need not be nails in the coffin for temporary employment services, says Adcorp.

Gupta mine is hell, say workers as they prepare to march

2017-09-14 07:59

Workers will march against poor working condition at the Gupta family's Shiva Uranium mine in Klerksdorp, claiming that they are being exploited.

Eskom coughs up R1bn for labour broker

2014-11-30 21:00

In just five years, Eskom has spent at least R1bn of taxpayers’ money on a labour consultancy, court documents show.

Going for broke

2010-12-24 07:00

Trade unions have yet to create a single job - unlike the much-despised labour brokers, says Marc Ashton.

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