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Domestic workers are one step closer to workplace rights
Domestic workers are one step closer to workplace rights
‘Anything can happen,” says domestic worker Florence Sosiba. “I am sitting here in the house. A criminal can come. I am the victim. My boss...
CCMA case increases from national minimum wage
CCMA case increases from national minimum wage
“We are really battling to cope,” says executive director of the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), Cameron...
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...
Bare minimum is just not enough
Bare minimum is just not enough
Sarah Rabotapi once viewed the logo of the Community Work Programme (CWP) on the right shoulder of her orange overalls as a promise of a better...
CCMA cases pile up with new law
CCMA cases pile up with new law
The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), has received 1 073 minimum wage referrals for the first half of this year...
Your guide to surviving 2019
Your guide to surviving 2019
Chances are 2019 will be better than 2018, during which the economy contracted for at least two quarters. It is projected to grow, although not...
Ramaphosa: 'Historic' minimum wage to come into effect on January 1 2019
Ramaphosa: 'Historic' minimum wage to come into effect on January 1 2019
The national minimum wage of R20 per hour will be effective from January 1 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced at a ceremony on Friday in...
Nigeria's new minimum wage: Too much to ask?
Nigeria's new minimum wage: Too much to ask?
On the campaign trail for re-election in February, Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari may have spoken too soon when he backed an initiative to...
National Assembly's approval of Minimum Wage Bill a milestone — Oliphant
National Assembly's approval of Minimum Wage Bill a milestone — Oliphant
The National Minimum Wage Bill submitted before the National Assembly on Tuesday is a historic achievement — a direct response to the call...
Maximum wages are the next step in SA’s social dialogue
Maximum wages are the next step in SA’s social dialogue
The minimum wage has received considerable attention over the past months in South Africa. And rightly so.
Domestic workers carry the country
Domestic workers carry the country
South Africa has progressed over the years and there have been moves to reverse the injustices of the apartheid government. But domestic workers,...
SA heads to the International Labour Conference
SA heads to the International Labour Conference
The 107th session of the International Labour Conference kicked off on Monday in Geneva, Switzerland. The conference will run until June 8.

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