Strikes cost workers R266m in 2018, says labour department

It was a ‘horrific year’, says one analyst, and the country, including the manufacturing sector, is still feeling the fallout

Toyota ‘reinstates’ nearly 3,000 fired members, Numsa says

The deal with the union comes five days after Toyota SA announced an investment of more than R4bn in local vehicle assembly and parts supply

Artisanal miners in SA could unlock jobs and taxes

Formalising illegal mining by developing policies and regulations to create an artisanal mining sector could unlock benefits for thousands

Numsa ‘infighting’ is costing Toyota 500 vehicles a day

The week-long, illegal strike has brought a Durban assembly plant to a standstill, but Toyota SA’s CEO hopes not to have to  retrench anyone

Aspen joins long list of firms cutting jobs

Drugmaker to shed up to 219 posts as it aims to reduce costs by R400m

Court dismisses Amcu move against layoffs

Constitutional Court rules out appeal against 2015 retrenchment ruling

Union CWU to take fight against Telkom retrenchments to the ANC’s door

The Communication Workers Union wants Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko and the board to resign over 'up to 6,000 retrenchments'

Union asks Ramaphosa to intervene as violence escalates at Richards Bay mine

Two more employees have been shot and wounded since operations resumed two weeks ago

WATCH: How SA is losing jobs

Labour consultant Tony Healy talks to Business Day TV about the state of the labour market

Union says 3,000 jobs on the line in Telkom retrenchment plans

The proposed job cuts will affect nearly a fifth of its workforce

Cosatu welcomes plan to bring film workers under labour law umbrella

Sector notorious for exploitation through short-work to be included under National Minimum Wage Act

Eskom power cuts are not manageable, says Cosatu

Labour federation has no faith in assurances from public enterprises department

Solidarity takes credit for SAA’s business rescue decision

SAA says this will allow for ‘a better return for the company’s creditors and shareholders, than would result from any other available solution’

Cosatu calls for higher taxes to get SA out of the hole

Trade union federation wants the wealthy and companies to pay more tax

Unfunded SAA to pay 50% of salaries

Employees at troubled airline SA will receive half of their November salaries as well as 13th cheques on Wednesday

Strategic privatisation of state assets is possible, Cosatu says

Cosatu will consider a strategic equity partner for SAA, ‘but our conditions are that the state should remain a majority shareholder,’ says spokesperson Sizwe ...

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