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Luxor Paints loses CCMA case, must pay workers R40m in back pay

Some of the 181 workers were dismissed for carrying sticks during a strike, others were dismissed even though they weren’t at the picket, but were deemed guilty by association

Chatbot advice for lockdown-hit workers

Luma, a new legal advice chatbot, will help people navigate daunting workplace disputes

What CCMA budget cuts mean for workers

The statutory body mandated to resolve workplace disputes and save jobs will have its budget cut by R600-million over the next three years

Ruling deals crushing blow to zero-hours contracts

Ferrero factory workers have won the first battle in what might become one of South Africa’s next wars on casual and precarious work

Domestic workers face a lonely battle against abuse

Behind closed doors, domestic workers are vulnerable to workplace violence and abuse, with little recourse against their employers

Women’s workplace gains slow as Covid-19 crisis strikes

Women workers are more likely to lose their jobs in the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic, slowing gains made over recent years

Sticking it to the boss is not so simple, according to an expert

Experts disagree on the meaning behind carrying sticks during strike action, a debate that will be aired at the CCMA on Wednesday

Carrying ‘weapons’ while striking is still a sticking point

An upcoming CCMA case will consider whether workers carrying sticks at a strike is an act of intimidation or a call for unity

Political interference mounts over SABC retrenchments

The SABC says it needs to cut R700-million to survive. But senior politicians have allegedly interfered to stop retrenchments from proceeding

SABC staff ready to join picket line

The national broadcaster has rejected claims that it did not follow correct retrenchment and audit processes

Unemployment fund, CCMA face jobs bloodbath

State bodies shielding workers have been weakened by budget cuts and high demands

Workers rights rolled back as Covid-19 strikes

The economic crisis triggered by the pandemic has laid bare longstanding deficiencies in labour rights around the world

CCMA cases stunted by lockdown

Data shows that during the lockdown the statutory body has dealt with 75% fewer cases than during the same period last year

SAA rescuers give affected parties two options: Wind down or liquidate

As SAA subsidiaries declare hardship to staff, business-rescue practitioners urge them to sign agreements to save severance payouts

Not a sweet deal, Mister

Mister Sweet workers say they will not risk their health, and the lives of others, to continue producing and packaging confectionaries

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