Administrators of Tshwane bow to union pressure in 6.25% wage deal

The agreement is expected to raise the cash-strapped Tshwane metro’s wage bill by an additional R45m per month

MPs back unions in call for a halt to SABC layoffs

Portfolio committee agrees that a skills audit is needed before the government decides on retrenchments

Unions head to court to force Denel to pay salaries

The beleaguered state-owned arms manufacturer hasn't paid its employees in full in two months

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Trade unions challenge 100% pay hike for Comair business rescue practitioners

Numsa and Solidarity come out strongly against the proposal, which will be voted on on Tuesday

Just as Covid surges, Tshwane ambulances are grounded

More than 70 ambulances are out of action in the midst of the pandemic

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UIF to test June application system with a few employers

The Covid-19 relief scheme has paid out R26bn but technical glitches mean April and May applications are still being processed

Unions warn of messy talks after Tito Mboweni doubles down on public sector cuts

Cabinet reiterates support for the proposed reductions in the public service salary bill

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Judgment allows union leaders to decide on behalf of members if they should strike

The labour appeal court found that unions don’t need to hold a secret ballot before downing tools until the labour registrar first complies with relevant ...

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Unions are adamant their fight for wage hikes is not unpatriotic

Despite the wider economy taking a battering, Cosatu and Fedusa are determined to see their agreement with the state come to fruition

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Public sector not complying with Covid-19 regulations, says labour department

Most transgressors are public and private health-care institutions, where more than 1,000 workers have tested positive for Covid-19

Workplaces must comply with Covid-19 safety protocols, says labour minister

Thulas Nxesi says employers will be compelled to quarantine employees if necessary, and workplaces will be closed if they do not comply

UIF delaying Ters benefits will cause hardship, says DA

The DA says processing Ters applications for May should have started in the middle of the month, as the UIF apologises for a ‘freak break’ in its system

Cosatu wants workers to access retirement fund savings to fight Covid-19 hardship

Finance mister urged to allow workers to access their savings to augment what they are getting from Ters

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CCMA faces a deluge of retrenchment applications

It is likely to be just the tip of the iceberg, says labour minister Thulas Nxesi

Government and unions talk about new offer

The parties are in dispute and are undergoing conciliation in the public-sector co-ordinating bargaining council

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Labour department to impose quotas for foreign nationals in some sectors

Employment & labour minister Thulas Nxesi has highlighted the dominance of foreign nationals in some economic sectors which he believes must be rectified

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