Inside Labour

Inside Labour: Discontent and the coming minimum wage

Oct 13 2017 06:00

It is easy to see why many in the labour movement see the introduction of a R3 500 minimum wage as only helping to fuel the fires of discontent, says Terry Bell.

Inside Labour

Labour Wrap: Fuel for the fires of discontent?

Oct 12 2017 06:00

Against the background of disproportionate wealth and widespread corruption, it should be clear why labour’s fight for decent work and a living wage deserves support, says Terry Bell.


SAA averts strike

Oct 06 2017 15:33

The SA Transport and Allied Workers Union has formally withdrawn a notice of strike served on SAA's maintenance subsidiary, SAA Technical.


SAA tables improved wage offer

Oct 04 2017 15:55

SAA says it has made good progress with the current wage negotiations dispute with labour unions represented at its maintenance subsidiary SAA Technical.


SAA receives notice of possible strike action

Oct 03 2017 16:34

South African Airways has been served with a notice of intention to start industrial action by a labour union.


PIC boss in firing line yet again

Sep 29 2017 11:08

After fending off earlier attempts to remove him, Public Investment Corporation boss Dan Matjila will again have to explain allegations that he flouted procedures to help a special friend.

Inside Labour

Inside Labour: The union power in state pensions

Sep 30 2017 06:00

Pension fund GEPF's powerful voice sounds a warning to politicians and the managers of ailing SOEs, who most certainly eye Africa’s biggest pension fund pot, says Terry Bell..


SA sheds 34 000 jobs in second quarter

Sep 28 2017 16:41

The job losses were driven mainly by cuts in the manufacturing industry (13 000), the construction industry (11 000) and community services (10 000).

Inside Labour

Labour Wrap: Complex issues in pension fund fears

Sep 28 2017 15:32

Two vital elements seem to have been ignored in the debate about state pension funds and the government: PIC clients, and how junk status may affect negotiations, says Terry Bell.


Only effective anti-corruption protest will be 2019 election - expert

Sep 28 2017 12:45

Any real protest against corruption can only be made at the national election in 2019, Sable International director Andrew Rissik said on Thursday.

Inside Fin24.com


Strike season falters as labour force faces harsh economy

Sep 23 2017 13:00

The tough economic climate in SA seems to have made the labour force more realistic in its demands and speeded up its willingness to settle, says a labour expert.

Inside Labour

Inside Labour: Will it be man vs machine in a frightening future?

Sep 22 2017 06:00

The self-service future into which we are all being dragged will have dire consequences If we do not take steps to make governments regulate what faces us, says Terry Bell.

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