Wage Negotiations

Numsa signs Eskom wage deal after months of talks

After months of negotiations, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has signed a wage agreement with power utility Eskom

Sadtu accuses PSA of being ‘all bark and no bite’

Calling the PSA a puppy, the teachers' union has accused the organisation of having no political clarity.

Unions rise against national minimum wage and new strike action draft laws

Saftu was the first to submit an objection to the national minimum wage, which was meant to be implemented on May 1, but has since been postponed

Anglo Gold Ashanti announces big losses

The bottom end of the commodities cycle continues to inflict pain on mining companies and Anglo Gold Ashanti announced even greater losses on Monday.

Lessons in wages from Marikana

Mining says its offer is about sustaining the gold industry but unions urge caution.

Government urges calm amid public sector strike fears

Labour unions in wage negotiations have left the bargaining table, insisting that the state violated a recent increase agreement.

Nehawu: ANC has shown ‘arrogance and disdain’ in wage offer

Nehawu says the ANC is taking workers for a ride after the government revised ts initial wage offer from 5.8% to 5% at the bargaining council.

Amplats’s Griffith apologises for fair pay comments

Chris Griffith says the timing of comments he made about being paid fairly while a strike at the mine continues was "seemingly insensitive".

Wage talks in industrial chemicals sector set to start

Ahead of wage talks, trade union Solidarity says it wants an increase of 9.5% while employers in the industrial chemicals sector are offering 5%.

Amplats ‘delighted’ over Numsa’s acceptance of wage offer

Amplats says a wage offer accepted by Numsa and the Uasa will be applied to all employees in the Numsa bargaining unit.

Chamber of Mines has jeopardised wage talks, says CCMA

The CCMA has objected to the Chamber of Mines's chief negotiator saying the commission was making it "incredibly frustrating" to reach a settlement.

Platinum output slashed as Amcu begins strike

An Amcu strike on the platinum mines has kicked off and is set to disrupt operations accounting for about 70% of global output of the precious metal.


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