Master plan to rescue 200 000-worker steel industry
There is good news for the steel manufacturing sector, which employs 200 000 people, with an agreement on a new master plan aimed at rescuing this strategic industry, writes Legalbrief. The Department of Trade, Industry & Competition has announced that ...
Ramaphosa to announce new focus on jobs for youth
Government will launch a range of additional measures on Youth Day to address youth unemployment, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced in his weekly newsletter on Monday. According to Ramaphosa, youth unemployment is his government's biggest concern, reports News24. Two weeks ...
Facilitator's wage proposals anger unions
An independent facilitator last week proposed real cuts for local government workers, potentially giving the government’s vow to cap growth in its wage bill a shot in the arm, reports Business Day. Having initially agreed to the process, unions reacted ...
‘Fed up’ Ingonyama employees poised to strike
Employees at the Ingonyama Trust Board (ITB) staged a series of lunchtime pickets this week and are preparing to go on strike over alleged unfair labour practices at the ITB and its refusal to recognise the National Education, Health and ...
Unions want transparency over SAA equity deal
Tshwane probes R80m paid to workers for ‘nothing’
Popcru wants danger insurance for all public servants
Principal fired for raft drowning wins job back
Eskom power cuts will cost jobs – Sacci
Transnet unions plan to strike
More effort needed to curb CF mismanagement – Minister
SA leads the world in fatalities
EFF stopped from besmirching cleaning company
ANC hunts for 'ghost workers' among employees
Gold Fields mine strikes wage deal with mining unions
NW job losses fear over Clover move to KZN
Limpopo 'whistle-blowers' being targeted, says Nehawu
No medical certificate needed for vaccine side effects
Gauteng not ready for third wave - nurses' union
Cape Town City loses again over official’s promotion
Teacher reinstated after 'conspiracy' against her
Court reserves judgment in Untu dispute with Prasa
Employee vaccination obligations gazetted
Human skills in the 4IR space
The fourth industrial revolution (4IR) will continue to make some jobs redundant while triggering new jobs that haven’t yet been imagined. In an HR Pulse analysis, Insaaf Daniels, at RedPanda Software, says, however, when it comes to the types of ...
Sick days quadrupled in UK in 2020
The average employee in the UK called in sick four times in 2020 – almost double the number of sick days taken in 2019 (2.6), Personnel Today reports a survey has found. Although 2020 saw employees working through the ...
Hospital employees may not refuse vaccine – judge
A US federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by 117 employees at Houston Methodist Hospital who were suing the hospital system over its Covid-19 vaccine requirement. According to a report on the NPR site, in a five-page ruling issued ...
Drivers with shift work sleep disorder more likely to crash
People who work non-traditional work hours, such as 11pm to 7am, or the ‘graveyard’ shift, are more likely than people with traditional daytime work schedules to develop a chronic medical condition, shift work sleep disorder, Science Daily reports. According to ...
Ikea France fined €1m for snooping on staff
A French court has ordered Ikea to pay a fine of €1m (£860 000) after the Swedish furniture chain was found guilty of spying on staff in France, reports the BBC. Ikea France was accused of using private detectives and ...
UK lags rest of Europe in important business skills
The UK is lagging behind in important business skills compared with other European countries, reports Personnel Today. According to US online skills company Coursera, the UK is the lowest performing country in Europe for business skills, at 29% overall proficiency ...
New UK watchdog to tackle modern slavery
The UK Government has set up a new body to tackle modern slavery, enforce minimum wage legislation and protect agency workers. HR Magazine reports that the new watchdog will protect the rights of UK workers and aims to dismantle corrupt ...
Four-day week will reduce carbon footprint
Goldman Sachs staff must disclose vaccination status
UK Treasury agrees to pay court staff more
Driver sacked for drinking while sick wins case
Amazon partners with NGO on musculoskeletal pain
Apple workers fight return to office order