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Will journalists be allowed to go back to work? SABC won't say

The SABC will not say whether the four journalists who won their case in the Labour Court on Tuesday, 26 July 2016, will be allowed to return to work...

By Genevieve Quintal and Franny Rabkin 17 hours ago

Companies face myriad labour laws on moving into Africa

Growing economic integration between SA and its continental peers may ultimately see local companies obligated to retain employees even when they move parts of their operations offshore...

1 day ago

#UnemploymentMustFall at Annual Labour Law Conference

#UnemploymentMustFall: Meeting the Challenges of a Labour Market in Crisis is the subject of the 29th Annual Labour Law Conference (ALLC), taking place at Emperors Palace, Gauteng, from 24 - 25 August 2016...

21 Jul 2016

SA, Zambia sign MoU to safeguard migrant workers' rights

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will help South Africa and Zambia to ensure that migrant workers' rights are protected in the two countries...

20 Jul 2016

When strikes turn political, who is accountable?

Where a political party intervenes in a strike, any concerns that the employer has must be raised with the political party and not with the trade unions or employees...

By Aadil Patel and Stephanie Goncalves 13 Jul 2016

SABC brings more charges against suspended journalists, says union

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has brought more charges against three of its eight suspended journalists, the trade union Solidarity said on Monday...

By Genevieve Quintal 12 Jul 2016

Sibanye issues second Section 189 notice at Cooke 4

Sibanye says it'll be implementing a second Section 189 consultation process at its Cooke 4 operations to prevent the closure of the ailing mine...

11 Jul 2016

AMCU demands R12,500 wage for most junior platinum miners

The unions have unleashed the first volley in the annual wage negotiation skirmish between themselves and mining sector employers...

8 Jul 2016

To command and obey - employer vs employee rights at the SABC

The current situation at the SABC brings into question the rights of employers to issue commands and the duty of employees to obey and carry out such instructions...

By Johan Botes 7 Jul 2016

Enterprise supplier development provides win-win in MAC Codes

Partnering with small business while still maintaining service delivery standards need not be an insurmountable challenge...

By Dharmesh Nagar 5 Jul 2016

Ex-Saint Laurent designer wins USD13m payout in contract dispute

PARIS, FRANCE: Hedi Slimane, the former creative director of French fashion house Saint Laurent, is to receive $13 million in a contractual dispute over his departure from the company, his lawyer said on Wednesday, 29 June 2016...

1 Jul 2016

Refusal to work does not always constitute a strike

In G4S Cash Solutions SA v Motor Transport Workers Union and Others, the employer required its employees to work on Sundays and on public holidays. The employees refused to do so because they were not given an increase in the remuneration for work on those days...

By Sipelelo Lityi and Stephanie Gonclaves 23 Jun 2016

Tribunal go-ahead for brewers' deal expected in July

The Competition Tribunal is expected to give the go-ahead to the Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller merger in the first week of July, with some tweaking of the conditions imposed by the Competition Commission...

By Ann Crotty 9 Jun 2016

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