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Pick n Pay workers lose their jobs for ‘striking’ during the lockdown

A group of workers have been dismissed, but they insist they never embarked on industrial action in the first place

Bye, brokers: Hello, service providers

Labour brokers were reined in by the Concourt, but they are already trying to exploit loopholes

Court shows employers who’s boss

A Constitutional Court ruling on labour-broking ends uncertainty over dual employment

Chips are down at Simba as workers prepare to strike

The company has allegedly colluded with labour-broking company Adcorp Blu to evade the requirements of section 198 of the Labour Relations Act

A make-or-break case for the labour-broking sector reaches top court

Labour brokers are fighting a law that advances calls to ban the practice

Zuma adds humorous touch to Sona debate response

The president was in top form, from "commending" Julius Malema and calling Mangosuthu Buthelezi the "voice of reason", to giving a history lesson.

Employment Services Bill on labour brokers gets go-ahead

The Employment Services Bill, intended to regulate labour brokers, has been given the green light in the National Assembly.

Truant MPs leave controversial labour Bill hanging

The contentious Labour Relations Amendment Bill - which deals with labour brokers, among other things - has not been passed for lack of quorum.

Labour action: A breakdown in collective bargaining

Wildcat strikes in the mining sector have set a new trend that could result in the unravelling of the formal system of collective bargaining.

Companies use brokers to avoid labour laws, says judge

Many companies in South Africa use labour brokers to circumvent labour laws, says Labour Appeal Court Judge President Dunstan Mlambo.

Cosatu admits ANC won labour brokers battle

Cosatu has conceded it lost its long-running battle with the ruling party for an outright ban on labour brokers.

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.

Zuma: Cosatu was part of labour brokerage decision

The Congress of South Africa Trade Unions was involved in adopting the decision to regulate labour brokers, says President Jacob Zuma.

Cosatu shows glimmer of broader support

Hopes that non-unionists would join Cosatu's march fell a little flat on Wednesday, but the protest nevertheless did show hints of wider appeal.

Juju: ‘Today, Comrade Vavi is my leader!’

Julius Malema has told thousands of Cosatu marchers that the ANC must be reminded of the needs of the masses who voted the party into power.

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The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

Health workers afraid of passing Covid to family

While nurses bear the brunt of the most psychologically affected of health workers, most are concerned about access to protective supplies

Treasury presents Covid-19 corruption action plan

Reports of corruption, over-pricing and the delivery of sub-standard PPE have become the norm over the past five months as the country grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic

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Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

Accounting technician beats the odds to obtain a professional qualification

'Being an AT(SA) offers lifelong learning and professional development opportunities because you never get to stop learning'

Associate general accountant reveals why she chose to work in the public sector ­– and stayed

Rakshika Danilala is part of the team tasked with auditing the R500-billion fiscal package allocated by government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

The accountancy profession has been recognised and seen its models replicated as successful models for projects that contribute towards the SDGs

Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

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