Wage Disputes

Gautrain security guards face retrenchment after a fare hike, unless they waive bonuses

But more than half the guards are standing firm, refusing to sign the waiver.

Civil service wage deal under threat

The state's bid to claw back 0.6% under a previous agreement has thrown a spanner in the works.

Amcu rejects latest platinum settlement offer

Amcu has come out strongly against the latest offer to end the three-month-long strike in the platinum sector demanding an "honourable settlement".

NUM: Even animals are treated better than us

NUM members from Northam Platinum have marched to their employer's offices demanding better wages and the resignation of CEO Glyn Lewis.

Amcu may settle for less than R12.5k wage demand

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union has lowered its demand of R12 500 a month for workers at Impala Platinum, says the union.

NUM consults with Northam mine on revised wage offer

Following strikes over the weekend, the National Union of Mineworkers says it will meet to discuss a revised wage offer tabled by Northam mine.

Petrol attendant strike: Numsa rejects wage offer

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA has rejected an increased wage offer as the petrol and motor retail sector enters its fourth strike day.

Coal trading soars as wage negotiations spook buyers

SA's coal trading has hit a six-week high as buyers stocked up on the mineral ahead of their winters after unions declared a wage dispute.

Unions scoff at gold miners’ 5.5% wage offer

The NUM and Solidarity have laughed off the wage and living allowance increase put forward, adding to fears over strike action in the sector.

Unions, gold sector declare wage dispute

Bruising wage negotiations between goldminers and workers look to have stalled after unions declared an official wage dispute.

Farmers take stock of wage hikes

Agricultural unions are urging their members to apply to the labour department for exemptions.

Many facets to proposed youth wage subsidy

The debate over youth wage subsidies has heated up since the ANC decided to support it.


Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs