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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.

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Scores die in Western Cape’s deadly taxi tit-for-tat

Forty-three people were shot dead in the first six months of this year in the Western Cape’s intractable taxi violence, while close to 100 have been arrested and 40 are on court rolls in connection with the conflict

Ingonyama Trust Board moves to retrench staff

More than 50 workers at the Ingonyama Trust Board have been issued section 189 notices

Solar stuck where sun don’t shine: State spends R289m to store solar water heaters

The national solar water heater programme is set to take off once again this year, but meanwhile the government is spending millions on storing heaters that have yet to be installed

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The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

A common misconception is that you need a lot of money to start saving, but this is simply not true – you can start with R50

Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

How to tell if you have a hidden contact centre in your business

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Accessing health and justice in a time of Covid-19

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