Labour Dispute

Word ‘boer’ not racist or racially offensive — ConCourt

This was the unanimous judgment of the Constitutional Court on Thursday following a labour dispute

Fired drivers say Unitrans’s settlement offer is a slap in the face

The union says it will settle for nothing short of the court ruling, which is that all the workers must be re-employed and given back pay.

Minister asked to revoke language board’s dismissals

Split SA Language Board pleads with Parliament to act on the dismissal of 49 employees

Editorial: Trust is key to a new labour deal

Nobody wants a repeat of Marikana's bloody August 16 2012. But what measures are being put in place to prevent that?

Amplats management unsure of striking miners’ demands

Underground protest action at Amplats's Tumela mine in Limpopo is continuing, but management says it still does not know what miners' demands are.

Labour: Bargaining council barneys

Three cases have challenged the ability of centralised bargaining to apply decisions to non-parties. Teigue Payne reports.

Give credit where credit’s due

The farm worker protests in recent weeks in some areas of the wine-producing region of the Western Cape are troubling and, in some cases, misdirected.

Zuma: Zille must work with ministers on farm protests

Western Cape premier Helen Zille must approach national ministers to assist in provincial farmworker labour unrest, President Jacob Zuma has said.

Rubber bullets, teargas fired after Amplats blaze

Police used rubber bullets and teargas to disperse around 1 000 people at Amplats' Rustenburg operation after a power sub-station was set alight.

Blurring of boundaries exists in US unions too

There can't be many other outsiders as qualified to hold forth on the labour movement in SA than Andy Stern, who was here on a flying visit this week.

Wits set for another one-day strike

The Academic Staff Association says a second one-day strike by academic and support staff is to hit Wits University next week.

Baby Kruger’s nanny fired

The nanny of baby Marzanne Kruger was going to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) after being fired by her employer.


R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences