Oliphant blames delayed labour laws for Marikana

Oliphant blames delayed labour laws for Marikana by Alistair Anderson, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant. Picture: SUNDAY WORLD   LABOUR Minister Mildred Oliphant said on Friday ... Continue Reading →

Labour market takes the shine off SA’s competitiveness

I appears that South Africa’s labour markets are not flexible enough. we cannot shift workers from one economic activity to another rapidly and at a low cost. Article by : Wiseman ... Continue Reading →
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Stupidity of labour laws is behind the recent unrest

The laws pertaining to empowerment remains in place, yet it is clearly a form of reverse discrimination. The inability to review these laws is going to cost the economy dearly over ... Continue Reading →

Labour fund fraud case continues

Johannesburg – The trial of two people accused of defrauding the department of labour’s compensation fund is set to continue on Monday in the Pretoria Magistrate’s ... Continue Reading →

S.Africa’s rand steady but labour unrest could weigh

 South Africa’s rand held steady against the dollar on Wednesday in anticipation of further stimulus for the U.S. economy, but the prospect of a nationwide strike in the country’s ... Continue Reading →

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 →
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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 →