Tough wage negotiations lie ahead
Wage negotiations in an economy exacerbated by the Covid-19 health crisis are expected in a variety of sectors in the coming weeks. And the going is expected to be treacherous, writes Legalbrief. A perfect storm may engulf Eskom and labour ...
Ramaphosa announces job stimulus statistics
The employment stimulus, launched in October 2020, in response to the impact of Covid-19 on the country's economy, has created 8 000 jobs since it was first introduced by the President, Skills Portal reports. In his weekly newsletter, President ...
Retrenchment plans at SABS
The embattled South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) plans to retrench 170 employees in a R150m cost-saving endeavour, says a Mail & Guardian report. The SABS was placed under administration by the Department of Trade, Industry & Competition in ...
Pilots reject final settlement offer
The business rescue practitioners (BRPs) of SAA have made a final settlement offer to pilots who are both on strike and locked out, warning them that once the business rescue process ends the offer expires. However, pilots belonging to the ...
Workers stage sit-in at KZN coal mine
Mpumalanga game reserve workers on strike
NUM urges government intervention in Blyvoor mine unrest
Limpopo health workers win fight over new rosters
Fund struggles to find miners eligible for compensation
Attempts to organise SAAT salary payments ongoing
Strike guidelines set aside
New employment rules for DBE teachers
Covid-19 employee fired for continued working
Ramifications of legalising dagga use explored
SIU authorised to investigate Ters fund misuse
Implats hands over SLP projects to communities
GEPF members 'cannot access fund while still working'
CCMA allegedly 'outsourcing' walk-in cases
Municipal employee ordered to pay back R280 000
DA flags department managers' lack of qualifications
Uproar over plans to use prisoners to clean streets
Over half of South Africans favour a hybrid workplace
Mine specific health, safety guidelines issued
Mixed views at Equity Act amendment hearings
Labour Court rules NLC employee unfairly dismissed
Appeal court rejects judge's about-turn
The pros and cons of work surveillance
Research has found that almost half of remote workers reported that they stayed logged onto work devices later than necessary in response to their employer installing surveillance software on their devices. People Management reports that a poll of 2 000 ...
Late night snacks may hurt work performance
A recent study has found that unhealthy eating behaviours at night can make people less helpful and more withdrawn the next day at work, reports Legalbrief. ‘For the first time, we have shown that healthy eating immediately affects our workplace ...
Impact of remote work on mental health
A study has highlighted the impact remote rotational work can have on mental health, with a significant proportion of staff experiencing a decline in mood and suicidal thoughts, reports Personnel Today. Some 40% of people in remote rotational work, whether ...
US work safety rules still not in place
Hundreds of thousands of Americans are returning to work but without the federal Covid-19 workplace safety rules the Biden administration wanted released by mid-March, reports The Wall Street Journal. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has yet to act on ...
Judicial workers strike shuts down Nigeria Supreme Court
Nigerian judicial workers have shut down the Supreme Court in Abuja, in line with their threat to embark on an indefinite nationwide strike to press for financial autonomy for the judiciary. The move is in defiance of the last minute ...
Virtual hearings here to stay for employment tribunals
Virtual hearings will become a constant feature of the UK's employment tribunals even once coronavirus restrictions are lifted, leading judges have predicted. According to a Law Gazette report, in a roadmap jointly published last week, Judge Barry Clarke and ...
Irish employers told not to pressure staff to return
Global banks moving to hybrid workplaces
Employees more willing to relocate for work
Demand increases for ethical listening
Normality could mean loss of tech changes
Shift in mindset on parental leave benefits