Government gets public sector wage agreement over the line

Nehawu declines to sign wage deal, but other parties make up a majority

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Steel industry wage offer falls short of what workers seek

Employers say the demands are unaffordable given the blow suffered from the Covid-19 pandemic and declining steel prices

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Gig workers in SA struggling, exploited and often underpaid

UCT-Oxford report notes that digital platforms allow employers to avoid the costs and duties arising from employees’ rights

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WATCH: Cash sweetener for public servants to cost R18bn

Econometrix chief economist Azar Jammine talks to Business Day TV about the public worker cash gratuity

Cash sweetener for public servants to cost R18bn

Extra funds will have to be sliced from departmental budgets, says Treasury

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Study finds booze bans, not curfews, linked to drop in deaths

Finding challenges recent research funded by the alcohol industry that concluded curfews played a much bigger role than restrictions in reducing the trauma ...

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Lowest-paid public servants get offer of effective 11.7% pay rise

Unions including Sadtu and Popcru to take the government’s revised wage offer to their members

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Business and labour want income support for workers and enterprises during lockdown

Business Unity SA wants measures such as the Ters benefits and special relief by financial institutions to be reconsidered

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WATCH: Why Neasa has slammed proposed amendment bill to promote equality

Rona Bekker, senior policy adviser at the National Employers Association of SA, talks to Business Day TV

NUM to consider interdicting Eskom’s 1.5% wage offer

Eskom has decided to implement the wage increase to workers from July 1 before conclusion of arbitration proceedings

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Eskom to increase salaries by 1.5%, ignoring union demands

The power utility says it will implement the increase from July 1 and adjust some employee benefits

WATCH: Why the UDM plans to challenge the SAA deal in court

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa talks to Business Day TV about challenging government’s decision to sell 51% of SAA

Cosatu unhappy about unbundling of Transnet

Trade union federation says it was not consulted and questions the lack of a mandate for such a drastic move

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Union threatens protest over Clover cheese factory’s relocation to KwaZulu-Natal

Union fears job losses as Clover plans to move its Lichtenburg factory from the North West due to poor service delivery

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Strike risk rises as local government unions vote on wage proposal

Samwu says its members are poised to reject a wage proposal by an independent facilitator

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Unions furious as facilitator backs real cuts to local government wages

Strike vote planned after proposal by independent facilitator that could help the government cap wage bill growth

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