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Hanekom latest MP to resign

The former tourism minister failed to make the cut when President Cyril Ramaphosa announced his Cabinet two weeks ago

Registrar gets tough on unions

The newly empowered labour registrar has warned more than half of all unions that they are in danger of being deregistered

New hope for domestic workers’ rights with landmark court ruling

Last week, the high court declared the exclusion of domestic workers from legislation aimed at protecting workers is unconstitutional

R20/hour a step closer for workers

The new green-lit labour laws include a provision for unions to decide on strikes by secret ballot

SA heads to the International Labour Conference

More than 4 000 worker and government delegates from the organisation's 187 member states will attend the conference to tackle a wide range of issues

Oliphant slams national minimum wage detractors

Oliphant condemned criticism of the bill as “nothing but pure electioneering and attempts to score cheap political points”

Bus strike: Unions and bosses back at the bargaining table on Thursday

Five different unions are participating in the strike which started on April 16

Bus strike negotiations breakdown again

Despite interventions from Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant and Transport Minister Blade Nzimande, unions, drivers and bus bosses are deadlocked.

No pedal to the metal as bus strike rolls on

Drivers and unions are fighting for wages, the rights of dual drivers and the foot-to-the-pedal rule, which they call exploitative

Minimum wage deal won’t be reached by Workers’ Day ― Oliphant

Oliphant said she briefed President Ramaphosa to say that government would be unable to implement the national minimum wage by the first of May

The big fat Gupta wedding

The Guptas had a three-day long wedding in Antalya, Turkey, which is now being hailed as the "Indian Wedding of the Year" in local society pages.

DA spurns meeting request by Gupta owned Oakbay Investments

The DA revealed that Oakbay Investments chief executive wrote to the party leader requesting a meeting, but the DA “firmly rejected” the proposal.

Labour officials told to cough up for defying minister

Refusing to bow to political pressure and put Ceppwawu under administration is costing officials in the labour department thousands in legal fees.

UIF benefits to increase

The extension of maternity benefits to domestic workers is among several increases which have been added to the Unemployment Insurance Fund.

Time to talk about a minimum wage, says Oliphant

A minimum wage is set to be discussed at a labour relations indaba, convened by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, on November 4.

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