LABOUR

Covid-19: Long tightly packed queues outside labour department

People battling with online applications have flocked to local centres, causing overcrowding

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14 January 2021

Minimum wage should go up 4.5%, says Commission

Domestic workers should earn the same by 2022, say majority of commissioners

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7 December 2020

Horse grooms can claim UIF, rules CCMA

Department of Labour’s system showed that they had absconded from work

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30 November 2020

Transport employees face retrenchment three months after court victory

In August, the Constitutional Court ordered that 66 workers be insourced by the Road Traffic Management Corporation

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25 November 2020

Constitutional Court victory for domestic workers

They are now covered for claims for work-related injuries, illnesses and death retrospectively to 27 April 1994

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19 November 2020

Fish “no longer welcome” at I&J

After 100 workers go on strike company bans union’s general secretary Dale Fish

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19 November 2020

Decomposing bodies piling up since 2010 at Pietermaritzburg mortuary

Staff say conditions have only got worse since they protested in 2018

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19 November 2020

Eight hospital staff suspended after protest

This follows the forced removal of the Northdale Hospital CEO by his staff

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19 November 2020

Doctor accused of ramming car into protesting healthcare workers outside clinic

The protesters supported by NEHAWU and TAC are calling for higher wages

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12 November 2020

Truda Foods asks court for permanent interdict against suspended workers

The company refuses to recognise a union and a community group as worker representatives

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6 November 2020

Municipal workers threaten to intensify protests

Expanded Public Works Programme workers want permanent jobs

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3 November 2020

Hard life for Fairview’s horse grooms

They want the government to provide services to their informal settlement but it’s on private land. Nevertheless there is hope that a pending land transfer will change things

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3 November 2020

Can you smoke dagga before work?

A CCMA ruling suggests you can so long as it doesn’t impair your performance

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2 November 2020

“We can’t get any jobs or grants” say former municipality workers

Protesters claim that records still reflect that they work for the municipality despite being unemployed since 2016

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30 October 2020

Labour department to visit farm after owners close only crèche nearby

Farm workers’ say they have nowhere to leave their children while they work

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30 October 2020