ARTICLES RELATING TO LABOUR LAWS

Gauteng govt welcomes announcement on labour rights for actors

2019-12-24 16:47

The Gauteng Department of Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation has promised to tackle exploitation in the entertainment industry, welcoming the labour department's announcement on labour rights for actors.

Pretoria Spar closed down for alleged contravention of labour laws

2019-10-25 18:49

One of Spar's franchise stores in Elardus Park, Pretoria, has been closed for an alleged failure to comply with various laws, according to the Department of Labour and Employment.

Numsa to march against new labour laws on Human Rights Day

2018-03-17 20:06

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) have announced that they will be marching in Gauteng on Human Rights Day to protest against the proposed new labour laws that come into effect in May.

Why you can't just fire your domestic worker

2015-10-09 07:19

What you need to know about dismissing your domestic worker.

Zim loses 20 000 jobs after fire ruling

2015-08-17 07:45

Zimbabwe has lost 20 000 jobs in the last month after a court ruled that companies can fire workers by giving them three months' notice, says the main labour union.

A dad can mother too!

2015-04-09 13:50

Are South African employment laws discriminatory against fathers?

Mashaba: SA has draconian labour laws

2014-02-04 18:49

South Africa has reached the end of entrepreneurial development because of draconian labour legislation, says Black like Me founder Herman Mashaba.

 

Public Protector's office accused of threatening to fire more staff

2019-10-25 20:46

The Public Servants Association has accused the Public Protector's office of "silencing" union shop stewards with threats of dismissals after it raised concerns over a raft of sackings.

Labour department to name and shame employers who fail to comply with minimum wage

2019-04-13 11:38

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says government will ensure tough enforcement of the national minimum wage and those who fail to comply with it will be named and shamed on the department of labour's website.

Cabinet approves minimum wage bill

2017-11-02 14:13

Cabinet has approved the National Minimum Wage Bill and the draft legislation will now be referred to Parliament, after which President Jacob Zuma will officially sign it into law.

Are domestic worker wages fair?

2015-09-30 16:37

A News24 survey has revealed how much each province pays domestic workers, and the results are surprising.

Zim to amend labour laws as economy bleeds jobs

2015-08-14 13:04

Zimbabwe's parliament is expected to amend the Labour Act as job losses rise, triggered by a new ruling allowing dismissals on three months' notice.

New Singapore labour laws favour locals

2014-08-06 11:11

Singapore is risking losing its business-friendly reputation by implementing new labour laws that prioritise hiring locals over foreigners for middle income jobs.

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