Wage Increases

Public sector workers set to strike wage agreement

Unions are likely to accept the state's latest public sector wage offer and bring to an end seven months of negotiations and the threat of a strike.

Solar boom boosts South African salaries

Renewables projects have provided new jobs with higher salaries and brought new economic activity into the Northern Cape.

Amcu postpones decision on possible strike

Amcu, the biggest union at Amplats, will ask members to decide on a possible strike in January after a two-week break.

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.

Private firms strike out over salaries

Higher wage trends have ensured that parastatals largely avoided work stoppages this season.

De Beers agrees to NUM wage increase

De Beers and the National Union of Mineworkers have reached an agreement of a nine percent wage increase.

Double miners’ pay, demands Amcu

Amcu is insisting that gold mines more than double the wages of entry-level workers, raising the stakes for pay talks set for early next month.

Pay agreement on the cards to end Satawu bus strike

A pay deal is in sight to end a nationwide strike by bus drivers, the South African Transport and Allied Workers' Union has said.
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Satawu calls for bus driver wage increase

Satawu union members marched through the streets of Jo’burg to demand a wage increase for bus drivers.

Farmers take stock of wage hikes

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

Pay hikes must relate to value

Agreeing to increases without assessing their effect on the market poses risks for investors

Cosatu makes job situation ‘worse’

The Cape Chamber of Commerce says Cosatu actually makes the unemployment situation worse with its unreasonable demands for wage increases.

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