Government is far too close to the National Union of Mineworkers for a peacekeeping intervention to be nonpartisan, say analysts.
In a step towards assisting the falling rand, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has planned to meet mining unions ahead of bargaining season.
With a massive infrastructure roll-out at stake, the state can't afford to be at odds with workers.
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The public sector increased employment levels throughout the economic recession according to the South African Reserve Bank.
The labour minister's decision to review the earnings threshold -- which decides who enjoys certain employment benefits -- has surprised lawyers.
Africa needs appropriate development policies to create decent work and put an end to poverty, President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday.
Another 49 306 jobs were lost in August, the fourth consecutive monthly decline, while only government created jobs, an employment index has shown.
SA's labour legislation is correct, but the political leadership to implement it is lacking, says Anglo Gold Ashanti chairperson Tito Mboweni.
Some domestic workers from disadvantaged backgrounds are not aware of their legal rights and are vulnerable to bad labour practices, Fedusa says.
Companies are likely to respond to rising costs, such as steep wage demands and above-inflation wage settlements, by reducing their labour force.
Striking coal and gold miners will meet the Chamber of Mines in a bid to end strikes that have cost the country tens of millions of dollars.
Metrorail has said an illegal strike by its train drivers over the lack of security and high rate of abuse and harassment by commuters has ended.
Diversified resources group Exxaro is the next mining company set to face the wrath of organised labour, says Solidarity.
Saccawu has filed an appeal against the Competition Tribunal's decision to allow Walmart to acquire a controlling stake in Massmart.
Young people in South Africa live in terrible socioeconomic conditions, the Congress of South African Trade Unions has said.
Business Unity SA says the commemoration of Youth Day on Thursday should remind South Africa of the challenges faced by the younger generation.
Mining company Exxaro has been granted a temporary interdict prohibiting workers from striking over restructuring plans at the company.