Commission For Conciliation Mediation And Arbitration

Covid-19: ‘Unemployment benefits will not be extended to the informal sector’

Almost three million workers are not covered by measures implemented by the department of employment and labour to lessen the economic effects of the coronavirus

CCMA closes doors to Covid-19

The statutory body mandated to deal with workplace disputes released an urgent directive postponing all matters set down to be heard between March 18 and April 14

Fawu members fight back in court

Infighting intensifies as factionalism and purges rock the union ahead of its national congress

Ferrero workers challenge zero hours contracts

Chocolate factory workers say employment contracts without guaranteed working hours have had devastating consequences for their lives. Now, they’re fighting back

CCMA head quits following suspect lease agreement

Nerine Kahn has stepped down as director of the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration following allegations of maladministration.

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.

Minister supports CCMA intervention at Implats

Parties involved in the labour dispute at Impala Platinum's Rustenburg operation should let the CCMA help, said Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant.

Leadership lacking in labour relations, says Mboweni

SA's labour legislation is correct, but the political leadership to implement it is lacking, says Anglo Gold Ashanti chairperson Tito Mboweni.

CCMA meet to prevent fuel strike

Mediation efforts will start on Monday to try to prevent a national strike on Tuesday that could see petrol stations run dry.

Dismissals soar as downturn bites

The CCMA has seen a dramatic increase in the number of referrals since September and this could be a result of the "downturn" in the economy.

Unfairly dismissing the CCMA

In almost a third of all cases in South Africa's labour tribunal system, the employer does not pitch up.

One for the workers…

Earlier this month the Constitutional Court ruled in a case with tremendous consequences for ordinary South Africans and our system of labour relations. The appeal involved the dismissal, more than seven years ago, of Zingisile Sidumo by Rustenburg Platinum Mines. Sidumo was employed to patrol the mine's high-security facility, where precious metals are separated from lower-grade concentrate.


The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories