Public sector wages contribute to deteriorating fiscus
The dispute between the Treasury and public servants over a salary increase agreement is ongoing, with Treasury branding it ‘unaffordable’, particularly during the time of Covid-19. And, writes Legalbrief, the public servant’s argument has not been helped by the recently ...
A 20.7% decline in monthly pay in June
A measure of take-home pay has shown that there were double-digit declines in the number of monthly payments made in June – a bad omen for SA’s stretched households that are under the cosh of the coronavirus crisis. Business Day ...
Ooccupational health and safety committees directive
In a bid to ensure continuous engagement with all stakeholders critical to the fight against Covid-19, Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has given a directive for occupational health and safety committees to be created at a provincial, district and local ...
De Beers looking at job cuts as jewellery demand plunges
Diamond mining giant De Beers is likely to cut jobs, as it outlined plans for an overhaul of its business after the coronavirus hit jewellery demand. Mining Weekly reports that De Beers, a unit of Anglo American, earlier reported plunging ...
ArcelorMittal SA announces large scale reorganisation
Denel plays for time in salary dispute
Cell C’s section 189 consultations back on track
Ingonyama Trust pushing ahead with retrenchments
Municipality told to halt wage hikes already paid
Workers march for a basic income grant and permanent jobs
CCMA institutes stringent measures ahead of Covid-19 peak
Priority B-BBEE scorecard elements miss the mark
UIF to continue processing new claims for April/May/June
Compliance rules killing motor industry – RMI
NPA staffers embroiled in race-based legal battle
JSE commended for revamping family leave policy
Criminal to pay women less in SA – advocacy group
Pick n Pay workers take voluntary severance packages
Equity Bill ‘incorporates both carrot and the stick’
The latest draft of the Employment Equity Amendment Bill was published on 20 July, several years after the initial draft appeared for comment. And, Neil Coetzer and Rod Harper, partners with Cowan-Harper-Madikizela Attorneys say the latest version, which will be ...
AI tool to manage workplace health and safety
An AI employee health data management tool has been developed to help employers predict, monitor and test the health and safety of their workforce, reports HR News. Created by Delfin Health and DocHQ, Klarity combines AI-driven health and Covid-19 risk ...
US workers filing Covid-19 negligence lawsuits
Major employers across the US are facing a wave of lawsuits filed by workers claiming they contracted the coronavirus as a result of their employer's negligence – a trend that's sparking debate over whether Congress should grant businesses ...
Women on boards boosting performance during pandemic
Shares in companies with more women have performed better than their competitors during the coronavirus. Personnel Today reports that this is according to an analysis of FTSE250 companies by New Street Group, which found that shares in the top 25 ...
Baby boomers suffer largest drop in earnings
Baby boomers have suffered a larger drop in earnings because of coronavirus pay cuts than younger workers, and are just as likely to have been furloughed. People Management reports that research by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK’s financial ...
Friends help improve engagement and happiness
Covid-19 changing way of work in the future
Survey shows evolution of empathy perceptions
Hostile environment on DeGeneres show to be changed