Ministerial handbook amended to limit state waste on cars and trips, says Ramaphosa

2019-03-24 21:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa told Members of Parliament in a written reply to questions that his office had referred the latest version of the ministerial handbook to the Department of Public Service and Administration to align it with the macro-configuration of government.

Gordhan to appear before Public Protector over Pillay pension approval

2018-11-14 06:25

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan is due to appear before the Public Protector on Wednesday to answer questions about his approval of early retirement for former SARS commissioner Ivan Pillay in 2010.

2 ways Ramaphosa can get his stimulus package to really work

2018-09-25 06:56

The main challenge for Ramaphosa's stimulus package is that it is all about already allocated funds. This means that it will create a shock and resistance in the public sector, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Cosatu threatens ANC over alleged government job cuts plan

2018-08-13 13:10

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.

Public servants cash out pension then return to work, report finds

2018-07-12 07:43

A report by the public service commission has observed a "lack of control" of resignations by public servants to cash out their pensions.

PSA set to strike as public service wage talks deadlock

2018-06-04 19:22

The Public Service Association has announced that it will embark on a strike next week, after public sector wage negotiations failed to reach an agreement.

IN FOCUS | Captain Vinny Pillay, SA's first Integrity Idol

2018-05-22 11:37

Captain Vinny Pillay's commitment to his work has been praised by his superiors as a true inspiration.

Government is overrun by corruption, yet where is the Public Service Commission?

2018-05-03 10:58

The Public Service Commission is not there when it is needed most, yet it exists and taxpayers are funding its operations. Surely, this cannot be, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Africans doing it for themselves, to mark African Public Service Day

2017-06-22 16:00

In the end we aim to depart from and transform the old public service culture into one that President OR Tambo would be proud of. This will require continuous improvement, writes Faith Muthambi.

State pensioners wait up to 10 years for pay-out - report

2016-07-08 05:00

Some state pensioners have had to wait up to ten years for payments, according to a Public Service Commission report.


Why the NPA must act now on revelations to Zondo commission

2018-11-16 06:00

Instituting a series of prosecutions sooner rather than later will deal a powerful blow to impunity, signalling that nobody is above the law, writes Penelope Andrews.

WATCH: Mini budget 'a missed opportunity' - Cosatu

2018-10-25 11:40

Cosatu General Secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali says government should not blame public wages for squeezing expenditure, saying the Cabinet size should rather be reconsidered.

Job cuts will create more consultants, Cosatu warns

2018-08-19 10:13

Cosatu is warning that job cuts in the public sector will lead to a skills exit, leaving departments with no option but to rehire those who left to work as consultants.

No plans to lay off 30 000 public servants - Minister

2018-08-10 20:23

Minister of Public Service and Administration Ayanda Dlodlo has slammed reports that government is considering laying off 30 000 public servants, saying they are "misleading" and "creating a state of panic".

Two officials on paid suspension cost department over R2m, Jeff Radebe says

2018-07-04 07:57

Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe has told Parliament that two senior officials in his department had been put on nearly a year of paid suspension each, at a combined cost of R2.6m.

National government won’t necessarily solve municipal service delivery problems - commission

2018-06-04 18:34

Government should improve capacity of local government and municipalities before transferring functions to national level, says the Financial and Fiscal Commission.

Last chance to vote for SA's first Integrity Idol

2018-05-04 17:11

The public can still vote for their Integrity Idol. The winners will be announced this weekend.

State drags its feet on wage offer decision

2017-11-12 06:00

Government this week remained tight-lipped on its negotiation position despite delaying the public service wage talks by more than three weeks.

Labour Wrap: Public sector set for tough pay talks

2017-06-22 05:00

Unions should highlight the hypocrisy of a government that claims to support job creation while freezing vacancies in the public service, says Terry Bell.

Government headcount to be frozen

2014-10-22 14:09

A key element of Treasury’s cost cutting plan is a freeze on new government jobs for two years.

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