Unions object to 'suffocating' repo rate hike
Trade unions have voiced their unhappiness over the SA Reserve Bank raising the repo rate in its bid to curtail inflation, writes Legalbrief. They say this, added to high fuel prices, Covid-19, devastating rolling blackouts, job losses and salary cuts ...
Eskom lifestyle audits flag high-risk cases
Eskom CEO André de Ruyter said the lifestyle audit on 383 executives and senior managers and their partners highlighted 34 high-risk cases that were referred to the Special Investigating Unit (SIU). IoL reports that briefing the Standing Committee on Public ...
Unions reject Sibanye’s increased wage offer
Mineworkers have rejected a wage proposal by Sibanye-Stillwater that would have increased the gold miner’s wage bill at its gold operations by R1.4bn in 2023 and are contemplating embarking on a wage strike should the parties fail to reach ...
Saccawu calls for consumer boycott of Massmart
The SA Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union (Saccawu) is set to ramp up its indefinite strike at struggling retail giant Massmart by calling for a consumer boycott of the company’s 413 stores across the country from Monday. BusinessLIVE quotes ...
Prasa CEO on precautionary suspension over UK citizenship
Mango ‘mothballing’ will result in job losses
Minister denies role in unionist’s dismissal
E-hailing drivers target regulations on commissions
Amcu accuses Sibanye of 'cutting corners' on safety
Strike adds to Tiger Brands' woes
No salary increases for SABC staff for three years
SA-India MOU boosts artisanal skills training
130 stakeholders warn Minister over COIDA
Court challenges loom over mandatory jabs – lawyers
Crackdown on Tutuka power station corruption
Director sues SAPS for reputational damage
GEPF in no rush over new PIC investment mandate
Deloitte’s first female CEO calls for radical reforms
Great global CEO reshuffle gains pace
UK to invest in upskilling SA
Satawu asks Ramaphosa to halt SOE privatisation
Showdown looms between bank and axed COO
Eastern Cape municipality has no money to pay bonuses
Retirement fund's deductions over study loan 'unlawful'
EE Amendment Bill now with NCOP
Busa launches labour-related guidance app
Implats’ Uasa members sign settlement over leave
Alleged fraudster must have had UIF help – lawyer
Covid-19 should not impact on granting of annual leave
SA workers not guaranteed 'right to disconnect'
Portuguese lawmakers recently approved measures to support employees’ right to disconnect from work as more people perform their jobs remotely. But, Business Tech reports that, looking at what the law says in SA, Gillian Lumb and Taryn York, employment law ...
Workplace romances can be 'contractually' regulated
Romantic relationships at the workplace, although intrinsically private, can unfortunately often be associated with workplace disharmony, favouritism and sexual harassment, exposing the employer to increased risk. Legalbrief reports that Gael Barrable and Tanya Mulligan, partners in the employment, benefit, industrial ...
Skills for board chair role now more complex
The role of board chair has been undergoing a steady evolution over the past few decades, write Parmi Natesan, CEO and Professor Prieur du Plessis, facilitator at the Institute of Directors SA, in a Business Day analysis. They write that ...
Macho culture exacerbates men's health problems
Research has found that 39% of men will wait until a health problem becomes more severe before talking to a line manager or HR, reports Cover Magazine. Furthermore, 37% of employers said that one of the main issues when trying ...
UK and SA lag in board gender diversity
Women make up less than a tenth of CEOs at listed companies in the UK, which is lagging behind other major global economies, reports Personnel Today. According to executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles, which analysed the profiles of 1 ...
Supreme Court likely to decide US vaccine mandates
Legal challenges to the Biden administration’s vaccine-or-test mandate are likely to end up in front of the Supreme Court, where a conservative majority seems ripe to limit the federal government’s ability to police workplaces in emergencies more broadly, reports Politico ...
Bookstore's battle may upend Australian workplace
An independent bookstore in a Sydney suburb is the unlikely battleground for a union battle that could upend workplace relations in Australia, says a Sydney Morning Herald report. Better Read than Dead, a Sydney literary institution and a small business with ...
New York gives guidance on cannabis laws
ILO wants clarity on Qatar’s World Cup worker injuries
Ripple effect to cost of labour in the US
Ageism causes older work applicants to lie
Widening pay gap points to reporting failures