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Construction sites are a ‘death trap’

Four children died at Pretoria sites in just two weeks, but companies deny they’re to blame

Rise in forced labour expected amid the Covid-19 economic crisis

Criminals prey on desperate people by offering them false promises of a better life. In fact, they are coercing them into lives of exploitation and misery

Lockdown relief scheme payouts to employees tops R14-billion

Now employers and employees can apply to the Unemployment Insurance Fund for relief scheme payments

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

Compensation Fund capacity grilled

Despite fears that backdated claims by domestic workers may cripple the beleaguered Compensation Fund, the labour department said it will honour its legal obligations

‘Broken’ claims system will fix Compensation Fund corruption

Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi addressed concerns about the beleaguered fund, which compensates workers injured on the job

One strike and you’re out – registrar tells unions

A municipal workers’ union is the first to be sanctioned for not following the new rule when deciding whether to go on strike

The ugly face of Beautiful City

The factory owners took advantage of their foreign workers’ precarious status

Vavi asks Amcu for unity

The Saftu general secretary addressed thousands of delegates at Amcu's national elective congress on Thursday

‘Creating jobs is no threat to labour’

Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi rebuffs fears that his department will become too entangled with the private sector to rein it in

Ministry to labour for job creation

It is set to move from compliance checking to help create an environment that will drive employment

Amcu to meet labour registrar over cancellation threat

Amcu head says his union is under attack by capital and other "yellow unions"

Ambassador spreads fear in Geneva

She locked officials in a boardroom for five hours when some employees didn’t attend a meeting

Labour department accused of undermining ‘meaningful national minimum wage package’

The minimum wage and the amendments were set to be implemented on Workers’ Day, May 1, but this was postponed

South Africa’s strike rate isn’t as bad as it’s made out to be

The labour department has justified changes to strike legislation by arguing that they are increasingly violent. But data reveals a different picture

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