South African Economy | Labour news

NUM misses deadline to end four-week Goldfields strike

Nov 30 2018 18:36

The National Union of Mineworkers has missed the 17:00 deadline on Friday to accept a revised offer by Goldfields and end a four-week wage strike, against retrenchments at the South Deep mine.


Grassroots mobilisation: Saftu considers organising in cannabis sector, following ConCourt ruling

Nov 27 2018 20:15

The South African Federation of Trade Unions says it is considering organising workers in the cannabis sector, following the Constitutional Court judgment decriminalising the private use of marijuana.


Trade unions welcome 'imminent' signing of National Minimum Wage into law

Nov 23 2018 12:03

Trade unions have welcomed the 'imminent signing' by President Cyril Ramaphosa of four bills into law which will give effect to a R3 500 monthly National Minimum Wage.


Dis-Chem plans for festive season amid warning of 'intensifying' strike

Nov 19 2018 20:45

Dis-Chem has made provisions to ensure stores and its distribution centres continue to operate ahead of the busy festive season amid warnings of intensifying strike action.


Numsa to challenge court order barring violence in plastics strike

Nov 15 2018 17:28

Numsa vowed on Thursday to challenge a recent decision by the Labour Court to grant a temporary contempt of court order to prevent violence in the strike in the plastics sector.


CCMA to rule on lower wages for guards of tracks north of Pretoria

Nov 14 2018 21:54

The Public Servants Association has condemned the reduction of wages for security officers employed by Isidingo Security Services to guard Transnet's rail network north of Pretoria.



Gordhan to appear before Public Protector over Pillay pension approval

Nov 14 2018 06:25

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan is due to appear before the Public Protector on Wednesday to answer questions about his approval of early retirement for former SARS commissioner Ivan Pillay in 2010.

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