Industrial Relations

South Africa has seen a surge of fraud related crimes happening within white-collar business sectors of the country. Fraud constitutes a serious economic crime and should not be t

Unemployment, particularly among young people, will come under the spotlight when Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi engages social partners in Limpopo.

Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi has announced amendments in the wholesale and retail sector wages for employees earning above the National Minimum Wage (NMW) Act rates.

Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi has pledged to work with relevant social partners in an effort to address factors contributing to job losses.

Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi says indications are that there is a high compliance rate by employers in implementing the recently introduced National Minimum Wage.

Paid employment is generally considered the predominant and most sustainable way of pulling people out of <a href="https://www.ilo.org/jobspact/news/WCMS_140634/lang--en/index.htm">poverty</a>.

As part of Workers’ Month, Labour Inspectors are on a blitz in which they are conducting workplace walkabouts in the Free State.

Government remains committed to accelerating its interventions aimed at unlocking investment opportunities, growing the economy and creating much-needed jobs.

Government has expressed its appreciation to all workers for their contribution to the South African economy and the role of labour unions.

Legal director of Strata-g Labour Solutions, Advocate Tertius Wessels has cautioned that despite the Constitutional Court ruling on Temporary Employment Services 

 

 

South Africa has a jobs crisis. In the fourth quarter of 2018, 6.14 million people were out of work, an unemployment <a href="http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/P0211/P02114thQuarter2018.pdf">rate of 27.1%</a>, which is one of the highest rates in the world

In his first State of the Nation Address, President Cyril Ramaphosa <a href="https://www.gov.za/speeches/president-cyril-ramaphosa-2019-state-nation-...">posed the key question</a>: has South Africa built a society where the injustices of the past no longer define the lives of the present? 

South Africa’s unemployment rate decreased by 0.4 of a percentage point to 27.1% for the fourth quarter of 2018, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) announced on Tuesday.

Black industrialism in the textile sector has been taken to another level since the opening of an R81 million firm in Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal.

Parliament has welcomed the announcement of the implementation date of the National Minimum Wage saying it is a step in the right direction to closing the country’s inequality gap.

 

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has met with Gold Fields executives as part of efforts to resolve the current impasse, where the company wants to retrench over a thousand workers at its South Deep mine.

Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has expressed concern at the potential loss of 300 jobs at Afro World View News Channel after MultiChoice SA did not renew its contract on Monday.

The Gautrain extension project has the capacity to create more than 211 000 direct jobs, says Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport Ismail Vadi.

Recent strikes and protests regarding South Africa’s new national minimum wage have brought to the fore the challenge faced by those who were tasked with setting it.

More than six million workers are expected to benefit from the National Minimum Wage when it is introduced, says Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant.

The South African Police Service management has asked all striking 10111 workers to return to work no later than Friday, 29 September, or face disciplinary steps.

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New national minimum wage gets closer to implementation with release of Nedlac report.

South Africa’s Domestic Worker Sector will receive a new upwardly adjusted minimum wage with effect from 1 December 2016.

With security in the mining sector in South Africa running into the multi million bracket each month, industry experts say tensions between business and local stakeholders need to be better managed to foster sustainable business and economic growth.

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