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

Sacca and Numsa to embark on ‘mother of all strikes’ at SAA

The unions are furious at proposed job cuts at the embattled national carrier, saying they ‘will not allow workers’ livelihoods to be auctioned off’

Amcu to sign wage deals on Wednesday

The union has sealed wage agreements with Anglo American Platinum, Impala Platinum  and Sibanye-Stillwater

Platinum deal hinges on ‘minor’ issues, Amcu says

Settling the wage dispute without too much disruption could pave the way for Sibanye and Implats to resume paying dividends

Public-sector bosses are scared of unions and retribution

The Public Service Commission says managers cannot do their work due to interference from labour — and corruption

PODCAST | Labour and the 4IR butt heads

Increased automation is likely to replace workers — but the fourth industrial revolution is also an opportunity to create more jobs

Insolvent Samwu demands nearly R30m from City of Joburg

The SA Municipal Workers’ Union has accused the city of halting deposits of subscription funds — equating to R29m — from members to the union

The CCMA is kept busy by ‘large-scale retrenchments’

The CCMA dealt with 38,588 retrenchment notices in just one year and things are going to get even worse, says director Cameron Morajane

Amcu wants to recover R28bn from Samancor

The largest trade union in SA’s platinum sector has gone to court to recover money it says the government lost in Samancor's alleged trade misinvoicing

Labour court grounds Numsa’s planned strike at Air Chefs

SAA catering subsidiary wins interim court order against union

Numsa to start strike at UJ on Friday

Salary discrepancies at university alleged

PODCAST | The SA banking industry is balanced on a knife edge

The banking strike is in focus in this edition of Business Day Spotlight

Amcu has ‘appetite’ for platinum-sector strike, Mathunjwa says

Threats follow Sibanye-Stillwater’s announcement in September that it will retrench 5,270 workers at Lonmin mine

Eskom unions still in the dark

Talks with the government on the restructuring of the power utility have yet to take place

Strike threat grows as Sibanye cuts jobs

In the middle of platinum-sector wage talks, Sibanye has announced the closure of three shafts in a move that will infuriate major union Amcu


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