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.

National minimum wage could narrow wealth gap

Implementing a moderate national minimum wage could narrow the gap between rich and poor in South Africa. This is according to scholar Christiaan Meiring who won the 2015 Nedbank Old Mutual Budget Speech competition in the undergraduate category.

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Amcu demands a more than double pay hike

2013-06-25 10:41

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union says it is seeking pay hikes of more than double the wages of entry-level workers in the gold mines.


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.

Wildcat strike hits Eskom

2013-07-15 16:46

About 1 200 workers embarked on an illegal strike at Eskom's Matla power station, state radio SABC reports.

Bittersweet pay deals

2010-07-13 21:37

The wage dispute in the public sector is a far bigger problem than the potential of a World Cup final being played in the dark, writes Jan de Lange.

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