Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA)

 
CCMA cases pile up with new law
CCMA cases pile up with new law
The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), has received 1 073 minimum wage referrals for the first half of this year...
Domestic workers: overworked, underpaid and unprotected
Domestic workers: overworked, underpaid and unprotected
Domestic workers wearing colourful coveralls, aprons and head wraps, some carrying mops and brooms, recently gathered at Church Square in Pretoria...
Minimum wage: Over 360 employers want out
Minimum wage: Over 360 employers want out
Over 360 employers, employing over 42 000 workers, have applied to be exempt from the R20 an hour national minimum wage.
‘Tiso Blackstar is just the beginning’
‘Tiso Blackstar is just the beginning’
In an imperilled newspaper industry, one trade union is positioning itself as a defender of the rights of journalists in the workplace.
Pan-Africanist parties hope for revival
Pan-Africanist parties hope for revival
Pan-African and black consciousness parties are hoping to make a comeback on the parliamentary scene after the May 8 elections.
Job losses threaten the CSIR’s reputation
Job losses threaten the CSIR’s reputation
Close to 100 jobs at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) are on the line as the continent’s leading research centre...
​Fixed-term contracts – there must be a justifiable reason to use them
​Fixed-term contracts – there must be a justifiable reason to use them
The use of fixed-term contracts of employment appeals to employers for a number of reasons, some of which are legitimate; others are frowned upon...
Former PIC executive denies wrongdoing in VBS looting
Former PIC executive denies wrongdoing in VBS looting
Paul Magula, a former risk and compliance executive who was sacked by the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) for failing to protect its...
Headaches on wage front
Headaches on wage front
The new national minimum wage has been a subject of contention from both business and labour and, although it is too soon to tell the effect of the...
Comair strike by Numsa-affiliated ground staff averted, for now
Comair strike by Numsa-affiliated ground staff averted, for now
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will no longer be embarking on a planned national strike against Comair after the...
Deadly twist to university dispute
Deadly twist to university dispute
In January 2017, the University of Zululand’s arts faculty dean, Gregory Kamwendo, received a threat that he would go back to Malawi in a coffin....
Cape school accused of coercing black teacher to resign
Cape school accused of coercing black teacher to resign
A grade five pupil at a school in the pristine southern suburbs of Cape Town asked a flabbergasted parent “Are black teachers real teachers?”...

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