Amcu gets court backing for Covid rules on miners and government

Return-to-work regulations to ensure safety standards must be in place by May 18, labour court rules

Amcu, government and Minerals Council close to agreement

The three parties were working on a consent order showing the terms agreed, with the judge saying he could deliver a judgment over the long weekend

Two-thirds of recalled miners back at work in SA

It's a difficult, time-consuming process returning tens of thousands of miners back to work as lockdown eases in SA

Labour minister clears confusion about Covid-19 relief benefits

Thulas Nxesi calls on employers to be honest about their workforce and help with applications to Ters, which scheme is administered by the UIF

Broke Prasa unable to make contributions to Metrorail employees’ pension fund

Union Untu has laid charges with regards to the matter, but Prasa says it is doing all it can to rectify the situation

SAA liquidation put on hold, says government

The parties agreed to work towards a “national asset which is internationally competitive, viable, sustainable and profitable”

Workers must have say in reopening business as lockdown eases, Cosatu says

Conditions pertaining to health and safety must be fulfilled and a risk assessment of the workplace conducted before a business can reopen, Cosatu says

Court to hear Amcu’s opposition to mining lockdown relaxation

The union has secured an urgent labour court hearing into the government regulating mine safety measures under the lockdown

Inspections show 45% of employers flout lockdown rules, MPs told

Employers accused of failing to provide protective equipment and ignoring social distancing

Amcu changes tack on lockdown mining exemptions

Union takes the heat out of one court challenge, but launches another on mine safety regulations

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Unions and state to meet for conciliation talks over wage hikes

The meeting comes about two weeks after the government reneged on a multiyear wage deal signed in the council in 2018

SAA unions to meet government over future of airline

Namsa and Saaca refuse to participate in consultation with business rescue practitioners and other unions

Call for construction industry to be deemed an essential service

The Master Builders Associations urges public works minister Patricia de Lille to let the industry get back to work

Amcu’s legal battle for mineworkers’ Covid-19 protection to start on Monday

Union to serve papers on Gwede Mantashe in bid for binding regulations on screening, testing and social distancing

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Public servants still in limbo over wage increase saga

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