It's one thing to focus on SA's long-term prospects. Be careful not to miss the forest for the trees. But what's to be done when the forest suddenly goes up in flames? asks Ron Derby.
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Shoprite employees nationwide have embarked on a two-day protest to demand better working hours, permanent jobs and late-night transport. Watch.
A Kenyan court has issued an order preventing pilots at loss-making national carrier Kenya Airways from going ahead with a strike next week.
Automakers including Nissan and Volkswagen have signed a wage deal with Numsa, marking the first time in nine years that talks have concluded without strike action.
Striking workers in the petroleum industry agreed to a new two-year wage deal, ending a three-week strike that caused supply disruptions in parts of Gauteng.
Eskom says electricity supplies were unaffected despite a nationwide pay strike, and that it was holding wage talks with unions mediated by labour authorities.
Church leaders in Zimbabwe have criticised the lavish lifestyle of officials, saying money spent in hotels could pay salaries for 300 headmasters and 1 000 teachers.
An employee union has criticised Netcare for what it deems a lack of consultation with its members after announcing plans for a long-term outsourcing deal with Clicks.
Eskom and trade unions Numsa and NUM have embarked on a war of words about the power utility's wage offer and accusations are flying about multi-million rand bonuses.
The National Union of Mineworkers has rejected an improved wage offer from power utility Eskom as it still fell short of its demands.
Mine unions say their members will only return to work at Northam Platinum's Zondereinde operation when conditions are safe.
The Labour Court has dismissed an urgent application by the SA Policing Union to interdict the SAPS from taking disciplinary action against striking 10111 call centre workers.
The National Union of Mineworkers has declared a wage dispute after an offer from Amplats which it deemed an “insult.”
The National Union of Mineworkers plans to march against planned retrenchments at Sibanye Gold's loss-making Cooke 4 mine.
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has failed to get organisational rights at Transnet.
A wage strike at Eskom is under control, says spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe, adding that he could not divulge the firm's contingency plans.
A labour group representing Zimbabwean government workers has called for an immediate strike after the state failed to pay salaries on time.
Numsa has declared a dispute with the Retail Motor Industry Organisation as it is demanding a one-year deal for workers instead of a three-year deal.
Eskom says its latest pay hike offer to workers represented by NUM could lead the cash-strapped power utility into deeper cost cuts.
Automakers are hoping to avoid a repeat of crippling, weeks-long strikes that have paralysed the industry in the past when they start negotiations with unions.
Netcare is taking flak from independent pharmacists and a trade union after announcing plans for a long-term outsourcing deal with Clicks.
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