Unions baulk over ‘secret ballot’ warning
Most of SA’s unions and labour federations have reacted negatively to the statement by the office of the Registrar of Labour Relations, Advocate Lehlohonolo Daniel Molefe, that it was now illegal to embark on strike action before conducting a secret ...
Minister, unions square up over public sector staff
Public Service and Administration Minister Senzo Mchunu is looking to reach a much-needed agreement with labour this week over the future of staff, as part of processes involved in the macro reconfiguration of the state. City Press reports that the ...
Nxesi blames 'shady' employers for xenophobic attacks
Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi has apportioned some of the blame for the sporadic xenophobic attacks in the country to unscrupulous employers and despotic leaders. According to a Cape Times report, Nxesi said these employers pitted the local working ...
Car sector wage deal hailed
Car sector employers have hailed the multiyear wage agreement reached with the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa), saying it creates stability and policy certainty in the embattled sector. Business Day reports that the parties signed a wage agreement ...
Another audit disclaimer for Compensation Fund
Transpharm losing R11m a day due to industrial action
Sacked DG back at work on President's order
Solidarity challenges Employment Equity Act
Manager's alleged use of K-word sparks store closures
SABC dealing with delayed disciplinary actions
Unconstitutional to fire drivers for being 'foreign'
SCA finds against BMW in expatriate employees case
UCT warns on disruptions by job seekers
Lawyer cautions EWN not to 'overreact'
Fawu finally fires its general secretary
Sacked SABC executive wants job back
Amcu accuses Sibanye of planning its demise
Employers not affected by Rica judgment – lawyers
Exxaro wins award for workforce learning platform
Employers can help change cycle of gender violence
SANParks one-day strike closes some parks
Metrobus stand-off heads to CCMA
Protecting the informal sector to create jobs
The publication of SA’s latest unemployment figures was accompanied by the usual wringing of hands and promises of job creation. But Mike Rogan, associate professor at Rhodes University, and Caroline Skinner, senior researcher at the African Centre for Cities, UCT ...
Better to manage root causes of workplace stress
Stress and mental health at work are significant issues in most industries; the latest statistics in the UK suggest work-related stress is on the increase. HR Magazine reports that in the past year 595 000 workers across Britain reported experiencing ...
50 000 GM workers strike in the US
General Motors and the United Auto Workers Union have restarted negotiations earlier after nearly 50 000 members went on strike against the US automaker. According to an International Business Times report, this is the first time in 12 years that ...
Blanket shortening of UK working week ‘unrealistic’
A blanket shortening of the working week would be unrealistic in the UK as it would not meet the needs of different sectors, Personnel Today reports a study by UK peer Lord Skidelsky has found. He found that shortening the ...
Company liable for employee's business trip sex death
A French company has been found liable for the death of an employee who had a cardiac arrest while having sex with a stranger on a business trip. BBC News reports that a Paris court ruled that his death was ...
Google to affirm speech rights of employees
Women less inclined to ask for a pay rise
Paris workers strike over state pension reform plans
Younger workers prefer ‘woke’ businesses
Optimism over tech changes but workers want support
UK workers fret over a likely longer working life