Unions unhappy with new proposal in public-sector wage talks

Government’s wage offers for public-sector workers cause dismay

Saftu on the edge as Nedlac prepares rejection

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi cries foul over National Economic Development and Labour Council’s application rules

Minimum wage law will miss May 1 deadline

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says the high volume of public submissions makes implementation date impossible

Saftu owes us papers, says Nedlac

Unions say delay in admitting the federation to the council is due to administrative issues and is not an attempt to block membership

No national minimum wage on May 1, but delay ‘necessary’

The labour committee will return a week early from their Easter recess to deal with the legislation

Unions line up to block deal with Independent Power Producers

The potential loss of up to 30,000 jobs and no clear plan to absorb these workers into the green energy sector alarms unions

Amcu to protest job losses in the mining industry

The Association of Mining and Construction Union will march on the Union Buildings on March 20 to protest job losses and other socio-economic issues in the ...

Absa executive, who claimed to be victim of racism, loses unfair dismissal case

Labour Court judge Anton Steenkamp says the bank fired Shirley Simmadari for gross misconduct after she harassed and bullied subordinates

Numsa wins 11th-hour bid to stop Eskom's IPP deal

The union joined Transform RSA's action to prevent a deal with independent power producers that it fears will lead to job losses

Pension administrators suspend proposed strike to serve notice on employer

The strike next week will disrupt pension payments and could affect 400,000 pensioners and beneficiaries who rely on monthly pensions

NEWS ANALYSIS: Ailing Cosatu warns president: better conditions or face rebellion

The state of the economy has the federation on the back foot and has hit its industrial unions hard

CCMA says Eskom must re-hire Suzanne Daniels and give her five months’ pay

Eskom suspending its head of legal compliance — who blew the whistle on state capture at the utility — is described as an ‘unfair labour ...

Nehawu to start Department of Water and Sanitation indefinite strike

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union acknowledges the strike comes in the midst of a drought, but says ‘it is necessary’

Labour Court rules that regional manager fired ‘for upsetting Guptas’ be reinstated

Judge Lagrange finds 'very clear unlawfulness' in Aubrey Tshivhandekano’s dismissal

Labour brokers say their role protects employees

The workers’ right to choice and protections guaranteed by the Labour Relations Act would be jeopardised, Constitutional Court hears

Jozi@Work protestors trash parts of Joburg and attack union shop stewards

Pikitup has started cleaning up the damage caused by protestors; the Joburg mayor has replaced the Jozi@Work initiative with the Expanded Public Works Programme

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