Hurdles lie ahead for single-body metals industry wage deal

Employers and labour leaders have to reach an agreement on the existing settlement before the labour minister can intervene

SABC workers ready to strike, again, after talks break down

Bemawu has told its members that it has given the broadcaster notice of its intention to strike, the union is demanding a 10% increase‚ while management ...

State rejects most public sector labour unions’ demands

The public sector caucus questions the use of inflation rate to guide increases

Unions to go to CCMA to lodge pay dispute against Wits

Workers affiliated to four unions at the university have rejected a proposed 6.8% salary increase, and are demanding 8%

Law on salary deductions invalid

Employers of public servants may no longer unilaterally make salary deductions

More than 500 employees have left SARS this year

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba did not provide figures for previous years, so it is not possible to determine whether this represents an ‘exodus’ ...

Union aims to take action over Denel bonuses

Members were left fuming in November when Denel failed to pay them the 13th cheque, says trade union Uasa

State capture inquiry tackles Molefe's Eskom contract and R30m pension payout

Evidence leader Ntuthuzelo Vanara says Eskom's Anton Minnaar seems alone in his view that Molefe was a permanent employee

Union turns up heat on Malusi Gigaba over PIC

The finance minister has replied to the trade union’s request to explain board appointments

Unions slam Zuma pay hikes

Unions will demand salary increases similar to those approved for public office bearers, including Zuma's Cabinet

Cosatu: wage offer delay a recipe for strike

The Department of Public Service and Administration has again failed to present a wage offer to public sector unions

National Minimum Wage Bill sets up annual reviews of basic pay

The National Minimum Wage Bill gives effect to the national minimum wage thrashed out in talks, and will be updated annually

National minimum wage is on its way, as draft bills go before Parliament

If the bills are passed, the minimum wage will be adjusted every year by a commission made up of business, labour, community groups and the minister’s ...

Union agrees deal with coal producers

The deal averts a sector-wide strike that could have affected power supply

NUM to strike at Kangra Coal, but strikes averted at six other producers

Big producers including Anglo American, Exxaro and Glencore have reached wage agreements but a strike will start at Kangra on Friday

Tough demands from public service unions as talks start

Unions demand an end to jobs freeze and abolishment of lower salary levels

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