As the alleged wrongdoing at Bishops Diocesan College shows, equating wealth with virtue is a bad idea, writes Helena Wasserman.
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The Department of Public Service and Administration has referred the names of 20 public servants to authorities for investigation.
Trade federation Cosatu's spokesperson Sizwe Pamla says alleged plans to reduce the number of public servants by laying some of them off, is a line in the sand the ANC government dares not cross.
A majority of trade unions have signed the public sector wage agreement, the Public Service Coordinating Bargaining Council has confirmed.
The Public Servants Association has officially rejected the offer presented by government during wage negotiations at the Public Service Coordinating Bargaining Council, the union said.
The public can still vote for their Integrity Idol. The winners will be announced this weekend.
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.
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.
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 has warned that if the wage offer made to public servants is not revised, it could lead to a shutdown of government.
Almost 500 outstanding cases of public servants suspended for disciplinary reasons are on record, Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane says.
We live in a time where it is evident for all to see that the average South African politician's conscience has been perverted. Very few politicians are conscious of their primary obligation – to be servants of the people, says Sithembiso Garane.
Government may lay off 30 000 public servants in an effort to cut costs, according to a report in the Mail & Guardian.
After seven months of negotiations, public sector unions and government have yet to sign a wage deal. Fin24 takes a look at where the deal stands for the main parties.
South Africa is offering unions representing 1 million state employees inflation-busting pay increases at a time when the country needs to rein in spending to help keep its investment-grade credit rating.
The Public Service Association is upbeat that the stalled civil service wage negotiations will gain momentum, following an urgent meeting with the Minister of Public Service and Administration.
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.
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.
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.
Capable people must occupy key positions in municipalities, says Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's proposal of a moderate wage increase for public service workers will lead to a dispute, union Nehawu says.
Cape Town Southern SuburbsNDC Personnel & Contractors CC
Cape TownTSU Protection Services (Pty) LtdR1 000.00 - R40 000.00 Per Month
GoodwoodMPC RecruitmentR6 500.00 Per Month Per Month
Apartments / Flats
R 6 250 000
R 8 400 000
R 2 995 000
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