Workers employed by facilities management company Bosasa, now known as African Global Operations (AGO), staged a demonstration outside its Mogale City head office on Monday.
Labour unions met on Friday to discuss the job cuts, which will affect contractors and expatriate employees, the people said, asking not to be identified as the matter is private.
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Advances in productivity and innovation sadly have not always been accompanied by improvement in the lot of workers, writes Terry Bell.
“We work for working people, not for any political party. We will campaign on issues and fight to hold our elected leaders accountable.”
Workers must link their protests against Zuma directly to their material interests. Every time he takes a foolish decision, it’s the wealth of the small capitalists, the workers, that is at stake, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
Inspections, meetings mark initial investigation by home affairs and labour, as well as NUM
A 1% economic growth rate for South Africa will translate into over 80 000 jobs, while 3% will enable the country to create over 300 000 jobs, says President Jacob Zuma.
Zwelinzima Vavi says unions should join the new labour federation if they feel they identify with the same principles.
MZANSI’S biggest labor federation COSATU and its affiliates came out in numbers to protest against unemployment in the country.
The Department of Labour intends to open a fraud case against an employer for misrepresenting the details of its exemption from the national minimum wage.
Although there are certain instances where micro-management is required, it has to be with a short-term perspective in mind. Otherwise it can stifle a team and hinder performance in the long run.
National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union members at the University of Fort Hare have agreed to end their protracted strike, despite not all their demands being met.
Trade federation Saftu is marching to Parliament to raise awareness of the plight of the poor, highlighting issues such as the VAT hike, labour law amendments and the minimum wage.
The South African labour landscape has undergone massive changes in the past few years that have left the country’s trade union movement almost unrecognisable, writes Andries Bezuidenhout.
The national minimum wage of R3 500 proposed by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is not even enough for his dog to survive on, says metalworker union Numsa.
Cosatu's countrywide one-day stay-away is unlikely to have a significant impact on South Africa's GDP figures, say economists.
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