ConCourt ruling on Public Servants Act prevents uncontested salary deductions

2017-12-09 09:15

The Constitutional Court has ruled that employers must approach a court of law before they can make any deduction for alleged debt against an employee’s salary.

PSA threatens court action against Gigaba to settle its demands

2017-11-28 19:42

The Public Servants Association says that if Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba does not agree to its demands to have better representation on the Public Investment Corporation’s board, it will settle the matter through the courts.

Mugabe seeking steps to speed up public employees’ pay

2016-08-08 14:46

Zimbabwe's government is working on measures to avoid delays in salary payments to soldiers, police officers and other public employees, Mugabe has said.

Nehawu warns of total govt shutdown

2015-04-14 12:31

Nehawu has warned that if the wage offer made to public servants is not revised, it could lead to a shutdown of government.

Close to 500 public servants on suspension

2014-09-28 14:53

Almost 500 outstanding cases of public servants suspended for disciplinary reasons are on record, Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane says.

Manuel warns lazy govt officials

2013-02-19 17:18

State employees and public servants who fail to do their jobs properly must face harsher consequences, says Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel.

Below-par managers cost state R4.1bn - DA

2012-10-16 14:40

Senior public service managers cost taxpayers R4.1bn and pocket R811 235 a year but barely reach half their set targets, the DA says.

Zuma OKs 5.5% increase

2012-07-26 16:44

President Jacob Zuma has approved a 5.5% salary increase for top public servants, says the presidency.

Public sector pay talks on hold

2012-06-27 10:54

Public sector salary negotiations have been put on ice while Cosatu seeks a mandate on the government's latest offer, the public service ministry says.

Public servants pay deal imminent

2012-06-26 10:45

Unions representing state workers and the government are nearing a settlement on wage increases that could add more than $1bn to budget spending.


Govt wage woes mount

2017-12-07 17:57

Government negotiators have rejected trade unions’ demands for between 10- and 12% wage increases and a one-year deal, and instead offered inflation-linked hikes for junior and mid-level employees.

Unions worry about R16bn BEE investment

2017-10-29 14:30

About R16bn of public sector workers' pension funds may have already been handed over to politically motivated investments under the guise of promoting black economic empowerment.

Public servants union takes GEPF to court over fund calculations

2016-08-05 13:26

The Public Servants Association of South Africa plans to take the Government Employees Pension Fund to court for not following procedures before making amendments to fund calculations.

Gordhan: Govt needs competent staff

2014-10-08 20:30

Capable people must occupy key positions in municipalities, says Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Public servants 'must earn pay hikes'

2013-03-14 15:29

President Jacob Zuma says public servants must work hard if they want salary increases, adding that poor service at government institutions is unacceptable.

Public servants 'should not do business'

2012-12-10 13:42

Cosatu's Zwelinzima Vavi has backed a hard-line stance on public servants doing business with the government at the International Anti-Corruption Day roundtable.

Govt, public servants agree wage deal

2012-07-31 19:45

The government and public sector unions have agreed on a three-year wage increase settlement, averting a potential strike by about 2 million workers.

Sisulu: Don't derail wage talks

2012-07-15 10:49

The public service wage negotiations must not be derailed, Public Service and Administration Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says.

Govt ups public service wage offer

2012-06-27 07:41

The government has increased its salary offer to public servants, according to a report.

Naptosa: Teachers will not benefit

2012-06-20 17:17

Teachers will not benefit from a new pay offer by the state for public servants, says teachers' union Naptosa.

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