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CCMA closes doors to Covid-19

The statutory body mandated to deal with workplace disputes released an urgent directive postponing all matters set down to be heard between March 18 and April 14

One strike and you’re out – registrar tells unions

A municipal workers’ union is the first to be sanctioned for not following the new rule when deciding whether to go on strike

Unions up the ante in talks

The platinum sector wage negotiations are seeing a mixed bag of demands and counter-offers

It’s mayday for unions as May Day turnout disappoints

At best the rally was a sad reminder of just how badly the battle for control of the governing party have decimated the ANC’s alliance partner.

Mboweni to deliver budget in the face of massive debt and blackouts

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is under pressure to bail out the state power utility Eskom — along with its $30-billion mountain of debt

Freedom fighter and trade unionist Eric Mtshali dies

This remarkable veteran helped to build the trade union movement even while in exile

Cosatu must introspect and fix itself, fast

The labour federation is a victim of the impasse in the grand post-apartheid South African project

Thuma mina: Unions unmoved by president’s challenge

'All the problems of unemployment and inequality are all getting worse since President Ramaphosa took over'

Samwu’s term of office extension faces opposition from members

Members of the trade union intend to challenge the amendment of the union's constitution to extend the term of office for leaders

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Pharmacists, denied frontline status, get PPE late

Pharmacists at one of the major public hospitals in Gauteng say they only received sufficient protective gear after several of their colleagues contracted Covid-19.

ConCourt settles the law on the public protector and interim interdicts

The Constitutional Court said it welcomed robust debate but criticised the populist rhetoric in the battle between Busisiwe Mkhwebane and Minister Pravin Gordhan

Gauteng nurses say they did not take an oath to die

With more resources than other provinces, health workers in Gauteng still say they do not have enough protective equipment to ensure safety when working with Covid-19 patients

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Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

What is an AGA(SA) and AT(SA) and why do they matter?

If your company has these qualified professionals it will help improve efficiencies and accelerate progress by assisting your organisation to perform better

Mining company uses rich seam of technology to gear up for Covid-19

Itec Direct technology provides instant temperature screening of staff returniing to the workplace with no human contact

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

Holistic Financial Planning for Professionals Webinar

Our lives are constantly in flux, so it makes sense that your financial planning must be reviewed frequently — preferably on an annual basis

Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

It is clear that building a community with a shared future for all mankind has become a more pressing task than ever before

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