OPINION: Dismissed for refusing an employer's demand – when is this automatically unfair?

2019-11-25 14:41

Clarity is crucial, as a dismissal which takes place for this reason could entitle the dismissed employees to up to 24 months' compensation, says Bradley Workman-Davies.

AMCU insists it is compliant with labour law

2019-04-26 17:00

AMCU has insisted it is in compliance with the Labour Relations Act, after facing deregistration.

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.

New strike rules imminent

2017-02-12 06:00

An accord setting new rules for strikes was signed alongside the National Minimum Wage deal this week, in essence trying to bar another event like Marikana.

Anthea Jeffery: Punitive EE fines are another Oliphant job-killing disaster

2016-05-08 14:48

The labour minister’s thought processes are a reminder of the command and control approach which drove the Soviet Union to economic destruction, says an analyst.

Gideon du Plessis: Time for turnaround in SA mining chain of promises

2015-02-24 18:50

There appears, in mining, to be an everlasting chain of promises by those uninvolved in the direct implications, the outcome invariably falling short.


Your rights during retrenchment

2019-09-16 07:38

Unfortunately, retrenchment is a reality that many employees are faced with. Knowing what your rights are – and understanding the legality around the retrenchment process – is extremely important.

Afro Worldview employees await labour court ruling

2018-09-20 07:35

Judgment is expected to be handed down on Thursday morning where an estimated 22 retrenched employees want Afro Worldview to give them formal notice and severance pay.

We haven't decided on number of Air Chefs layoffs yet - SAA

2018-06-12 06:45

Air Chefs, the catering arm of South African Airways, has launched a consultation process with unions that may lead to job losses.

No pot of gold at the end of this rainbow

2016-10-02 08:25

Chicken producer to retrench due to soaring number of cheap, dumped imports and a five-year run of losses.

Papenfus: To Labour Minister Oliphant, what must we do about these Whites?

2016-05-06 14:21

Gerhard Papenfus seeks clarity on Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant's comments that 'whites' are the stumbling block in the transformation agenda.

Labour act ends exploitation of workers - ANC

2014-08-20 15:30

The newly signed Labour Relations Amendment Act will improve workers' constitutional rights and promote fair labour practices, says the ANC.

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