Dark days ahead for employment in SA
The recent move to stage six load shedding and then back to stage four and three, with gloomy power cut predictions going forward, is a reminder that SA’s economy remains on a knife edge, increasing the risk of job losses ...
Resistance to Nxesi’s UIF jobs project
The Department of Employment & Labour and its Minister, Thulas Nxesi, are in a determined rush to spend more than R15bn on efforts to meet an ambitious target of creating 2m ‘work opportunities’ by the end of financial year 2024 ...
CEO accused of squandering funds on employee disputes
An SOE has allegedly spent R10m in a futile exercise to get rid of employees perceived as rebels, reports City Press. Cross-Border Road Transport Agency (C-BRTA) CEO Lwazi Mboyi has taken five cases that the agency lost in the CCMA ...
PetroSA’s leading CEO candidate accused of misconduct
The leading candidate to become the CEO of PetroSA has accumulated a string of misconduct findings and charges during his public service career from spying on staff, bullying and victimisation of whistle-blowers, abuse of power, manipulation of tenders and fabricating ...
Miners launch class action lawsuit against Exxaro
Investigation into deadly incident at Implats
Zimbabwe truckers with valid permits cannot be fired
Dismissal of lecturer with two full-time jobs was fair
Unisa must reinstate suspended employees – CCMA
SARS to review salary payment ruling
Workers should receive more than national minimum
Woolworths CEO’s pay ‘in line with industry standards’
New attempt to liquidate 3Sixty Life
Damelin and CTC staff face bleak Christmas
High volumes crash Tshwane’s EPWP registration system
BRPs propose major Post Office staff cuts
Solidarity urges prosecution of Koko and co-accused
Wine association to probe Cape winelands farm eviction
New CEO appointment a ‘missed opportunity’
Tshwane employees’ 4-month strike is over
The legal implications of juggling jobs
The Labour Court recently held that an employee violated her fiduciary duty and her employer’s policies by not disclosing her concurrent full-time employment. Shortly after joining Wits Business School full-time, the employee also took up full-time employment with Kantar SA ...
Cost of living could drive up workplace activism
In terms of workforce activism, which is employees advocating or speaking up about workplace issues, law firm Herbert Smith Freehills' ‘Future of Work’ shows that 81% of employers believe that the economic downturn has reduced the possibility of workplace activism ...
Men benefit more from being attractive
A pair of sociologists, one with the University of Oslo, the other with the Polish Academy of Sciences, has found that men benefit more in the workplace from being attractive than women do. Anecdotal evidence has suggested that women benefit ...
Increase in UK workers with work-limiting conditions
There has been a 58% increase over the past decade in the number of people employed in the UK with a work-limiting health condition, People Management reports a Health Foundation analysis has revealed. The number of people currently working with ...
Crucial to tackle work-related stress
Stress, depression and anxiety made up half of all work-related ill health in the past year, according to the UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The HSE has created an interactive guidance tool to help employers meet their legal duties ...
Global experts get together on workplace safety
The largest international event focusing on the prevention of workplace harms is taking place in Sydney as Australia plays host to 3 000 people from 127 countries for the 23rd World Congress on Safety and Health at Work. The theme ...
Staff reductions included in Volkswagen’s cost-cutting
Volkswagen's global €10bn savings programme will include staff reductions, managers have told staff as brand chief Thomas Schaefer warned high costs and low productivity were making its cars uncompetitive. TimesLIVE reports the German carmaker is in the midst of ...
Barclays and Big Four accountants to slash jobs
UK bank Barclays is working on plans to save as much as £1bn, which could involve cutting as many as 2 000 jobs, mainly in the British bank’s back office. Managers at Barclays, led by CEO Coimbatore Venkatakrishnan, who is ...
Deliveroo riders not employees – UK Supreme Court
The UK Supreme Court has ruled that Deliveroo riders should not be considered employees. The decision means Deliveroo cannot legally be made to engage with trade unions looking to represent drivers. People Management reports that in an unanimous judgment, the ...
Musk calls Tesla strike in Sweden 'insane'
Uganda on track with child labour initiative
Women go underground in Ukraine coal mine
Cruise company accused of ‘fire and rehire’ tactics
Malawi nurses scoff at 'cushioning measures'
Australian train driver union calls off strike
Jaguar Land Rover must pay out dismissed employee