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Sanco calls on government to break bus strike deadlock

The bus strike, which started on Wednesday, has left thousands stranded and minibus taxis strained as they try to cater for the increased travel load

Lack of trust hobbles gold mine wage talks

Troubled mining companies want workers to buy into a social compact to "share the pain as well as the gain".

Amcu wage talks: Mantashe repeats thoughts on foreigners

ANC's Gwede Mantashe seems to have hardened his stance on the statements he made about foreigners' influence on the mining strike negotiations.

Rand reacts to mining wage dispute

The rand, which has remained largely unaffected by the mining wage saga, retreated slightly as mineworkers dismissed an increase offer.

All eyes on the gold sector labour talks

Minister of Mining Susan Shabangu says she is confident that an agreement can be reached, but analysts have said unions are under pressure to deliver.

Facts belie the hype about labour costs

Unless reliable, quantifiable data is publicly available, reports cannot be taken seriously, writes Brian Ashley and Dick Forslund.

Targeting inflation is not the path to growth

The Reserve Bank's monetary policy is out of line with the ANC alliance's focus on employment creation, wrties Numsa's Irvin Jim.

Sadtu wants KZN prelims ‘scrapped’

KwaZulu-Natal matric preliminary exams should be cancelled and the time used to prepare for the final examinations, Sadtu said on Tuesday.

Transnet granted interdict as strike intensifies

Transnet was on Tuesday granted a Labour Court interdict prohibiting its protesting workers from intimidating non-strikers and damaging property.

Municipal strike drags on as talks continue

Striking municipal workers were expected to take to the streets again on Thursday as talks between the union and employers continue.

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Mboweni says no more Zondo funding as court extends commission’s lifespan

The finance minister suggests money should be found from the cash-strapped justice department

SABC retrenchment process set to be finalised on Friday

At a portfolio committee meeting on Tuesday, developing a sustainable funding model for the SABC was top of the agenda

Slain top cop blamed for not cooperating with police

The widow of Charl Kinnear submitted a petition to parliament to find out why protection services were withdrawn before her husband’s assassination

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