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‘We sacrifice our families for Clover all year’

The strike at the dairy company continues, with exhausted workers demanding an end to compulsory weekend and public holiday work as well as overtime being forced on them

Bring ‘empathy’ back to Nedlac

Lisa Seftel started out in the labour movement before she took up positions in government. Now, as the head of Nedlac, she has to create a space where both sides can meet to discuss and debate important policy issues

The time to care for older people

One man is pushing for a change to labour legislation that will allow workers to take paid time off to look after their parents

Bad workplaces, longer strikes

Strikes over poor working conditions have intensified over the past four years, the recently-released Industrial Action Report for 2018 reveals. From 2014 to 2018, the...

CCMA case increases from national minimum wage

Cases referred to the organisation increased by 4% since last year

Pinky’s promise: Domestic workers will rise up

The co-founder of a union has championed the rights of those in an often ignored sector

Lawyers lick chops at labour rules

The jury has been out on whether the new set of labour-broker laws will benefit thousands of temporary workers, but litigation will soar.

‘Rushed’ labour Bills under fire

Business has claimed that "irrational" labour Bills were passed before a final Nedlac report and were not properly assessed by stakeholders.

Busa disapproves of amendments to employment Bills

Business Unity South Africa says the amendments made to the Labour Relations and Basic Conditions of Employment Bills could be damaging to business.

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​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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