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New event will focus on the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution in SA

SAA future under threat as workers embark on strike

National airline says the strike by unions representing about 3,000 of its 5,000-strong workforce will cost it R50m a day

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Bathabile Dlamini returns to help solve social housing issues

In 2018 the Constitutional Court found the former social development minister liable for 20% of the legal costs incurred over the SA Social Security Agency ...

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SAA is not too big to fail, says Pravin Gordhan

Public enterprises minister says tough decisions could be made for cash-strapped national airline

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SAA tells strikers: no work, no pay

Airline cancels all domestic, regional and international flights scheduled for Friday and Saturday

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No evidence of stolen e-mails in Ramaphosa findings, says public protector

President’s accusation was a strategy, says Busisiwe Mkhwebane

Plan to establish a permanent Land Court is in the offing

A bill is being drafted to create a court with greater powers for reform and restitution, justice minister Ronald Lamola says

Transnet tender fixed in favour of China South Rail, says former manager

Disciplinary hearing told Transnet CFO Anoj Singh tampered with terms to the advantage of Chinese corporation

Spazas in battle to keep big guns from their turf

Lucrative township economies becoming the site of a contest for market share

‘Indefinite’ SAA strike to go ahead

Unions refused the airline’s improved offer and the strike will start from 4am on Friday

Local governments add to problem of erratic power supply

Municipalities shut off electricity more regularly than Eskom and often without notice, hurting economic growth

SA earnings gap underscores high inequality levels

A new report shows that SA stands out as one of the most unequal countries in the world in terms of labour market income

Union to interdict SAA over more than 900 retrenchments

A new wage offer is on the table, however, and if accepted, the damaging strike could be be averted

Post office to implement various labour cost containment options

The SA Post Office says it will not retrench staff, but is looking at voluntary severance packages and other ways to reduce labour costs

SAA improves offer to employees

SA Airways has raised its wage offer to employees, unions say they are considering the offer and will decide on it on Thursday


Published by Tiso Blackstar and distributed with the Financial Mail on the last Thursday of every month except December and January.