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.

Cracks in oversight should be a concern - Madonsela

2014-08-21 05:00

Cracks and weaknesses in public oversight should be of concern to Parliament, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's office says.


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.

Ramaphosa: Public servants must serve people

2014-08-31 14:43

South Africa wants public servants who would truly serve the needs of its people, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said.

Public sector a 'recipe for implosion'

2013-05-07 20:07

Under the ANC, the size of South Africa's public service has reached alarming proportions and is a recipe for a financial implosion, the FF Plus says.

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