WAGES

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Health Department accused of failing to pay security guards at Motherwell clinics

Security guards were only paid 50% of their salaries in February

By Joseph Chirume - 3 March 2020
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Talks deadlock as PE bus strike enters fourth week

Workers want to be employed directly by the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality

By Joseph Chirume - 16 January 2020
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Uitenhage public works employees want permanent jobs

Payslips printed on the back of lotto tickets

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 19 June 2019
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Post Office strike halts payment to grant beneficiaries

The workers say they have not received a wage hike in three years. They are demanding a 12% wage increase

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 9 July 2018
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“We are paid peanuts” says SASSA employee

Workers affiliated to the Public Servants’ Association have rejected SASSA’s 7% pay hike

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 3 July 2018
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SASSA warns workers not to strike

NEHAWU has vowed to down tools on Wednesday

By Barbara Maregele - 20 March 2017
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Buffalo City workers march for higher wages

Municipal employees demand R2,000 a month raise

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 25 February 2016
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Minimum wages: too high will hurt poor people

At Cosatu's demand of R4,500 per month, we risk increasing unemployment

By Jeremy Seekings - 15 February 2016
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Zuma's national minimum wage "own goal"

President is placating business and wavering on policy

By Gilad Isaacs - 15 February 2016