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Census: nearly 30% of SA’s labour force unemployed

The recent census relating to employment had some more disconcerting results. Amazingly in a country where work seems to be in shortage strikes are still promoted as the best way to ... Continue Reading →

Amplats to reinstate dismissed workers

I guess it comes as no surprise that Amplats will be reinstating all the dismissed workers. Once again promises of dismissal stays just that. Here is a snipped from a Business Day live. “ACCORDING ... Continue Reading →
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Labour brokers close shop

There has been allot of closures of labour broking companies since government started clamping down. Almost 550 agencies have been closed, according to research done by Adcorp. Here ... Continue Reading →
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Labour unions urged to support ongoing mine strikes

The National Striking Committee, a body which claims to have been elected by striking mineworkers around the country, has called on labour movements to support the ongoing mine ... Continue Reading →
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Labour crisis is a failure of the state, not the market

by Leon Louw, October 17 2012, 05:43 … Organised labour is in the government through the tripartite alliance, which means the government has been constrained from policing ... Continue Reading →
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Mine labour strife continues

After many months of strikes the unrest at the mines seems to have no end. Iafrica reports on some of the details and demands of the strikers. Mine labour strife continues Several wildcat ... Continue Reading →
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Half of Cosatu workers say violence ‘helps’ strikes

According to a worker survey of Cosato members almost half of them believe that violence is necessary during a strike to achieve the results they require. here is a article by Carol ... Continue Reading →
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Labour protest further blow to Medupi build schedule

by Siseko Njobeni, 07 September 2012, 08:44 WORKERS at Eskom’s Medupi power station site in Lephalale, Limpopo, were sent home yesterday after vehicles and equipment were damaged ... Continue Reading →

Labour minister hails Woolworths employment equity drive

LABOUR Minister Mildred Oliphant on Friday commended Woolworths, for its “unwavering effort to genuinely address transformation in the workplace through the implementation of ... Continue Reading →

Samsung to investigate labour violations

By Reuters Samsung Electronics said yesterday it would inspect 250 Chinese companies which make products for the South Korean firm to ensure no labour laws are broken after a US-based ... Continue Reading →