ROUNDUP: Where to next for public sector wage deal?

May 22 2018 17:56

After seven months of negotiations, public sector unions and government have yet to sign a wage deal. Fin24 takes a look at where the deal stands for the main parties.


Debates rage on public sector pay

May 22 2018 14:10

Furious debates about whether to sign or dispute the latest public sector pay deal are now underway at all levels within Cosatu-affiliated public sector unions.


Dlodlo a no show at wage briefing, govt still getting union signatures

May 21 2018 12:57

While the department of public service and administration has said that unions have “in principle” agreed to the public sector wage agreement, at least one union says it is not backing the offer.

Inside Labour

Inside Labour: Still none so blind as those who will not see

May 18 2018 06:00

Despite the mantra that more economic growth would mean more for everyone, wealth always tends to rise to the top of an exploitative human pyramid, says Terry Bell.


Saftu threatens to take minimum wage war to court

May 18 2018 08:08

The South African Federation of Trade Unions says it will challenge the National Minimum Wage Bill in court if it is passed without input from a wide range of workers.


SA unemployment rate steady at 26.7%

May 15 2018 11:56

South Africa's unemployment rate has stood still at 26.7% over the first quarter of 2018 compared to the last quarter of 2017, but the informal sector and private households did stand out as job creators.


Government faces strike action over protracted wage talks

May 15 2018 10:57

The Public Servants Association will start balloting its members for a strike as the union grows increasingly frustrated with the protracted government wage negotiations.


Bus drivers waste no time in resuming services as strike ends

May 14 2018 19:12

Bus companies have announced that services will resume immediately after drivers ended a three-week strike, with MyCiTi and Rea Vaya buses running as from Tuesday morning.


Bus strike finally ends, compromise wage deal brokered

May 14 2018 17:35

Unions representing bus drivers have officially ended a protracted strike, after reaching a compromise wage settlement.


Bus services expected to resume tomorrow

May 14 2018 16:38

The national bus strike is seemingly settled - via another compromise, with employers agreeing to a back pay date.

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Workers need full disclosure of all facts

May 13 2018 06:00

It is not in the interest of either employers nor employees to have profitable enterprises collapse.


Bus strike takes hefty chunk from economy

May 13 2018 06:00

More than three weeks after thousands of bus drivers downed tools, the economy continues to bleed millions of rands as a result.

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