labour issues

 
​Labour department struggles to finds jobs for five million
​Labour department struggles to finds jobs for five million
By Statistics South Africa’s latest estimates, there are many more job seekers entering the employment market than there are applicants finding...
Varsities must meet labour needs
Varsities must meet labour needs
The current focus of the university sector is on the student protests of the #FeesMustFall campaign. While the agenda of ­university reform is in...
Earth to Vavi: There are worse labour issues than Generations
Earth to Vavi: There are worse labour issues than Generations
Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi wants you to stop watching SABC 1 right now and pledge support for the laid-off soapie actors of...
Private sector ignores Zuma's pay freeze request
Private sector ignores Zuma's pay freeze request
In October 2012, President Zuma urged...
Textile union Sactwu pledges R1m for farm workers union
Textile union Sactwu pledges R1m for farm workers union
"This is an act of concrete solidarity in our quest for a living wage and decent work for vulnerable workers, in true Cosatu tradition, "...
Unions, GDE at odds over deductions
Unions, GDE at odds over deductions
The Suid Afrikaanse Onderwyser-Unie (Saou) has served the Gauteng department of education (GDE) with notice to appear before the Labour Court next...
CCMA under pressure
CCMA under pressure
The recession has heightened labour conflict in South Africa, with the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) bargaining...
'You can love but be critical'
'You can love but be critical'
Cosatu is turning up the heat with threats of strike action despite its unwavering support for the ANC in the run-up to the elections. Mandy...
GM reaches cost-cutting deal with union
GM reaches cost-cutting deal with union
The Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) union reached agreement on Monday with General Motors to reduce labour costs, paving the way for authorities to...
Going for broke
Going for broke
Luthuli House is headed for fireworks over statements made by Labour Minister Membathisi Mdladlana in the build up to the election about the...
Chinese labour laws buckle as economy darkens
Chinese labour laws buckle as economy darkens
As China's economic storm clouds darken and more firms face bankruptcy, factory workers such as Xiang Yongheng have seen their confidence badly...
Save your SMSes
Save your SMSes
In the case of Jafta v Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife emailed an offer of employment as HR manager to Jafta. While trying to send an...

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