It is time to scrap minimum wage and other labour laws that make it difficult to create employment
A scaled-down labour inspectorate will leave vulnerable workers at the mercy of ‘unscrupulous employers’
Better laws can stop companies such as Uber from riding roughshod over people who do work for them but are denied employment benefits
The convention is critical in terms of promoting and protecting the rights of working women
A dismissal is when an employee reasonably expected the employer to renew a contract of employment, but the employer did not renew it
The protest was called by unions and opposition parties outraged at reforms that hike the annual overtime hours that employers can demand
The definition includes adoptive parents and commissioning parents in surrogacy cases
Oliphant said she briefed President Ramaphosa to say that government would be unable to implement the national minimum wage by the first of May
"We are failing to put the blame squarely where it belongs: on our political leaders, our business leaders and ourselves".
Two problems loom large in the implementation of the national minimum wage. One is compliance, the other redress.
A Twitter feed is exposing how millions of Brazilian domestic workers are treated as an underclass. But new laws are in the offing to protect them.
SA farmers are "mechanising" to avoid labour legislation, such as higher minimum wages for farmworkers, and land claims, say reports.
The mayor of the Bangladesh municipality where a factory building collapsed and killed more than 400 people has been suspended, says a minister.
Labour experts warn that the introduction of two new laws will tighten the noose on employers. Chantelle Benjamin reports.
Many companies in South Africa use labour brokers to circumvent labour laws, says Labour Appeal Court Judge President Dunstan Mlambo.
Half of young South Africans support the idea that labour laws are slowing job growth, a study released on Monday has found.
There are important connections between Workers’ Day and the proposed amendments to key labour laws, as well as unemployment and climate change.
Cosatu in the Western Cape says re-introducing a labour law that requires unions to conduct ballots before strikes would not solve violent acts.
SA’s labour legislation is correct, but the political leadership to implement it is lacking, says Anglo Gold Ashanti chairperson Tito Mboweni.
Private Free State security companies will be inspected for compliance with all labour laws relevant to them next week, says the labour department.
The DA has welcomed the acknowledgement of the "unintended negative consequences" that South Africa’s strict labour laws have had on unemployment.
The department of labour’s own consultants warn of job losses and undermining of workers’ rights.
Membathisi Mdladlana, the Labour Minister, wants the ANC’s national general council in September to discuss radical changes to the labour laws.