Fedusa unions compliant with Labour Act

This post is about the unions’s competency to the Labour relations Act. According to the Act unions are required to submit audited financials, membership figures and details of ... Continue Reading →
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Solidarity’s labour case back in court

The case against the department of correctional services’ implementation of affirmative action in the Western Cape will be back in the Labour Court in Cape Town on Tuesday. On ... Continue Reading →

Construction sector to sign historic accord relating to health and Safety

Here is some shocking figures about the amount spend annually on labour related injuries in the construction sector. Understandable one of the more dangerous sectors in the economy, ... Continue Reading →

Labour productivity at 46-year low

Looking at labour productivity this seems to be the worst to date. IOL news have some staggering and very interesting figures. Read more here. “Since 1967, labour productivity has ... Continue Reading →

Walmart to do away with the middle man

Unlike originally feared with the takeover of Wallmart, it seems they are going to try to manage their own employees. Here is the report from SABC news… Massmart /Wal-Mart plans ... Continue Reading →
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SA labour relations changed

  The emergence of a rival union in the platinum space must be the most worrying event in the 30-year history of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM). The union is one of the ... Continue Reading →
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Labour law changes ‘keep employers flexible’

In an amendment to the labour relations act aims at regulating the rules by which people can be replaced by temporary employment services. Read more. The proposed amendments to the ... Continue Reading →
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Poor productivity holding back business

A issue that is not consistently addressed when it comes to laying off workers and business going bottoms up is productivity. Here is some interesting statistics about the actual relative ... Continue Reading →
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Govt won’t get involved in labour issues

In a very important statement on SABC news the minister in the presidency, Collins Chabane, said that government does not directly want to get involved in labour issues.This comes after ... Continue Reading →
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RBPlat to cut labour

The following post comes from It relates to RBPlats intentions to cut their labour and start mechanizing in its Stydrift project.   Have a read … JOHANNESBURG ... Continue Reading →