LABOUR

Striking steel workers to return to duty by Monday

Unions agree to three-year increases and will be back paid from 1 July 2021

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22 October 2021

Labour Minister promises “mobile office” to rural Limpopo villages

People are sleeping outside offices to avoid long queues

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20 October 2021

Steel federation says 6% wage increase offer is final

CEO says sector has lost over 50,000 jobs this year alone

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15 October 2021

Steel strike continues as NUMSA members reject SEIFSA offer

Investigation ongoing into security guards accused of using live ammunition on striking workers

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14 October 2021

Employee dismissed for racist rant on Facebook loses court bid

Irrelevant that the statement was made after hours or that employee was unaware of company’s social media policy

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11 October 2021

Vavi calls for general strike to support metal workers

Employers say NUMSA’s demands will force companies to close

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8 October 2021

Hundreds of workers march for end to pay freeze

COSATU members and affiliated unions held demonstrations across the country

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7 October 2021

Post Office workers face uncertain future

SAPO can no longer pay retirement fund or medical aid contributions

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21 September 2021

Unemployed and desperate: Over 100 people sleep outside labour office

Makhado labour office only has two staff members

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21 September 2021

Banking glitch triggers health workers’ strike in Eastern Cape

Department of Health promises employees will get salary within hours

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17 September 2021

Immigrants arrested in labour inspection sweep in Eastern Cape

Rights organisation says Home Affairs has done nothing to help people get their documents in order during lockdown

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14 September 2021

Public service workers protest over wages outside Western Cape legislature

Unions hope Constitutional Court will force government to stick to 2018 wage agreement

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24 August 2021

No water means no service: Hundreds turned away at Gqeberha labour office

The department advised people to visit the Kariega branch or use their online services

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6 August 2021

CCMA upholds dismissal of Spar workers in Gqeberha for violating picket rules

Commissioner finds workers guilty of “gross misconduct” and violating a court interdict

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5 August 2021

Workers dismissed for refusing polygraph test head to Labour Court

The workers will argue that polygraph tests are unscientific and will ask for their dismissals to be rescinded

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9 July 2021