• Busting Uber myths

    The ehailing firm is constantly trying, succeeding - and sometimes failing, says Ian Mann.

  • Trapped in a democracy

    The very people elected to bring benefits to all are undermining SA, says Solly Moeng.

  • Marikana spectre

    Five years after the bloody massacre calls for justice are growing louder, says Terry Bell.


Mathunjwa slams mines, Zwane over 'jobs bloodbath'

Aug 10 2017 15:12

AMCU President Joseph Mathunjwa has slammed mining companies and the Department of Mineral Resources over the current jobs bloodbath in the sector.


Sibanye Gold job losses could total 10 200 - union

Aug 06 2017 15:58

Trade union Solidarity has joined the chorus of those expressing shock and disappointed at the jobs bloodbath expected in the mining industry.

Inside Labour

Inside Labour: Same, same in SA - only much messier

Aug 04 2017 06:00

Relations between the ANC-led alliance and the labour movement provide an apparent parallel to those of 30 years ago, says Terry Bell.


NUM lashes out at jobs 'blackmail' of mining firms

Aug 03 2017 20:12

The National Union of Mineworkers is deeply worried about the possible retrenchments of thousands of workers at Sibanye Gold's operations in South Africa.

Inside Labour

Labour Wrap: Back to a messier Square One

Aug 03 2017 06:00

The current relationship between the ANC and its alliance partners seems to parallel the situation that existed 30 and more years ago, says Terry Bell.


NUM to march against AngloGold’s retrenchment plans

Jul 31 2017 09:04

The National Union of Mineworkers will embark on a protest march against AngloGold Ashanti, after the miner announced it will retrench 8 500 workers at two of its operations.

Inside Labour

Inside Labour: Statistics, labour and the Zuma no-confidence vote

Jul 28 2017 06:00

A labour survey, to be released on the same day as the vote of no confidence in Jacob Zuma, will give a far more accurate reflection of most South Africans' reality, says Terry Bell.


NUM urges Zwane to withdraw moratorium notice

Jul 26 2017 15:41

Union NUM has joined criticism levelled against Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane’s proposal to place a moratorium on mining deals, rights and prospecting licences.

Inside Labour

Inside Labour: The bigger picture of patronage and corruption

Jul 20 2017 16:06

As unions fight to stop SA slipping deeper into the mire, they should bear in mind that political will is needed to tackle corruption and patronage-fuelled incompetence, says Terry Bell.

Inside Labour

Labour Wrap: Gigaba's 14-point recipe for conflict

Jul 20 2017 06:01

The plan announced by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba to “take the country out of recession” will instead exacerbate tensions between government and the unions, says Terry Bell.

Inside Fin24.com


Breakthrough for Midrand workers - report

Jul 18 2017 16:43

A draft “integrity report” drawn up by a Johannesburg City Council official has found that 280 Midrand workers sacked more than 22 years ago “seem to have a valid claim” about details of their dismissal.


Labour brokers take fight to court

Jul 16 2017 06:00

Labour brokers will have at least another year’s grace before the contentious “deeming” provision potentially shuts down a large part of their industry.

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