Woolworths ordered to reinstate workers

Woolworths says the positions no longer exist; the Constitutional Court says they do — whether on a full-time or flexi-time basis

National minimum wage bill signing imminent, says presidency

After various delays, the agreement to introduce a R20-per-hour minimum wage looks set to be ratified

Numsa faces R1m fine for violence during strike in plastics sector

Union members are accused of using petrol bombs, damaging property and assaulting an employee

Satawu hits out at Tito Mboweni over SAA comments

The union slams Tito Mboweni's 'irresponsible' comments that SAA should be closed down

ANC calls on SABC to reconsider extensive retrenchments

The SABC wants to retrench 981 permanent employees and 1,200 freelancers in a bid to cut costs

Pressure on West Rand municipality to pay salaries has paid off, Samwu says

We will push hard to ensure that the West Rand district municipality pays all third parties that are in arrears, says Samwu's Siseko Siyothula 

Staff told to vacate unsafe health department head office in Pretoria

The sprinkler system, ventilation system and activators in the Civitas building are not working, and structural repairs related to waterproofing ‘have safety ...

Government to set up pay strategy to cope with recent wage increases

Provinces and national departments will get advice on how to absorb the R30bn increase in the government wage bill

Solidarity takes to the streets over Sasol empowerment scheme

The trade federation says the exclusion of white members from Sasol's Khanyisa scheme goes against the core values of SA's constitution

Public service labour relations threatened by medium-term budget, says PSA

The Public Service Association also accused the government of negotiating wage settlements in bad faith, seeing as the Treasury had not budgeted for the ...

Cosatu: Tito Mboweni’s ‘mild’ medium-term budget lacks details

The union federation also rejected what it described as provocation by the finance minister, as it defends the public-wage bill

Denel workers protest over news they may not be paid in November

Solidarity members fearful after weapons manufacturer says salaries for November are not guaranteed

Shiva Uranium workers left in a lurch, threaten to sue

Shiva Uranium is one of nine entities linked to the Gupta family which were placed under business rescue in February this year

Mildred Oliphant pits labour against Treasury over job cuts

The minister  chastises public sector unions for allowing retrenchments to be put on the table

Sassa workers strike across SA

Nehawu says there are serious problems with new biometric systems and management has not addressed workers’ complaints

Numsa's Toyota strike to go on indefinitely

The union has accused Toyota of being untransformed, saying it "routinely" failed broad based BEE compliance targets

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