Labour Relations Act

 
SAA strike is a lose-lose situation
SAA strike is a lose-lose situation
The standoff between management and labour at Airways Park, the headquarters of SAA, has reached crisis level after the airline announced it was...
SAA to shed 944 jobs but pilots get pay rise totalling R100m
SAA to shed 944 jobs but pilots get pay rise totalling R100m
Disgruntled unions at SAA say backdated increases to pilots’ salaries have added about R100-million to the ailing national carrier’s R6.1-billion wage bill, while their demands were rejected and would have added just under R60-million. ...
Labour court rules banking strike unlawful
Labour court rules banking strike unlawful
The labour court on Thursday ruled that the banking strike, which was due to take place on Friday, is unlawful.
Mathunjwa retains Amcu presidency
Mathunjwa retains Amcu presidency
Joseph Mathunjwa has been elected to serve another term as the president of Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu). ...
Vavi asks Amcu for unity
Vavi asks Amcu for unity
South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi called for worker unity at the Association of Mineworkers and...
‘Amcu congress will show that union is democratic’ — general secretary
‘Amcu congress will show that union is democratic’ — general secretary
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union’s long-awaited national elective congress kicked off this week in an effort that its...
Pinky’s promise: Domestic workers will rise up
Pinky’s promise: Domestic workers will rise up
Pinky Mashiane is wearing all black. With her lips painted deep red, she looks glamorous but tired. She’s been fasting for three days, a show of...
Still on temporary contracts after 12 years
Still on temporary contracts after 12 years
For the past 12 years, about 150 people have swept the streets and cleared blocked drains in Uitenhage and Motherwell. They work in a government-funded programme administered by the Eastern Cape Department of Transport. But despite their long service, they are still casual workers on...
Amcu in the clear as labour registrar decides not to strip it of union status
Amcu in the clear as labour registrar decides not to strip it of union status
The registration of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) is no longer in jeopardy....
Media workers’ union gets the boot
Media workers’ union gets the boot
Once a powerful force in the media industry, the Media Workers’ Association of South Africa (Mwasa) has now been stripped of its status as a...
Sugar barons’ greed costs workers
Sugar barons’ greed costs workers
Sugar and property giant Tongaat Hulett is considering laying criminal charges against its former chief executive, Peter Staude, over the accounting scandal that has sent its share price into free fall and that may result in up to 5 000 workers losing their jobs....
Registrar gets tough on unions
Registrar gets tough on unions
For decades the office of the labour registrar had been largely overlooked. But in recent years the registrar, who is tasked with ensuring that...

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