NEHAWU accepts multi-term increase for workers in legislative sector

SABC News reports that national Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU) says the decision to enter into a three year multi-term wage agreement is meant to create among other things, harmonization at the workplace in the legislative sector. This follows the conclusion of wage talks. The union has signed and  accepted a 7.5% wage increase […]

COSATU demands immediate action by the UIF and Hawks on serious allegations of theft of workers’ monies by CNA

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) demands immediate action by the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF), the South African Police Service (SAPS) and the Hawks on serious allegations of the theft of workers’ monies by CNA as reported in the Sunday Times.  It is beyond shocking that workers at CNA are said to have […]

Heavy duty workers continue with strike

Capricorn News reports that heavy-duty operators at Sekhukhune district municipality have vowed to continue with their unprotected strike until their demands are met. The workers downed tools over a week ago, demanding that their salaries be moved from level 13 and 14 to level 7 and that they be compensated for Covid-19 danger allowances. This is despite […]

SAMWU SET TO PROTEST OVER WAGE INCREASE

EWN reports that workers from the Tshwane municipality are set to hold a march on Wednesday demanding salary increments. In April, the Tshwane council passed the 2023/24 budget with no salary increases for all municipal employees in the current fiscal. The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in Tshwane is demanding salary increases of between […]

Labour unions cite job loss fears over Durban harbour private partner deal

The Mercury reports that labour unions have raised concerns over possible job losses after Transnet announced a Philippines-based independent terminal operator as a private-sector partner for the upgrade of a key Durban container terminal. On Tuesday, Transnet announced International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) as the preferred bidder for the 25-year joint venture with Transnet […]

Nehawu explains why members refused to move to other Easetern Cape health facilities

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SABC News reports that the National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu), has sought to explain why its members refused to move to other Eastern Cape health facilities after the Health Department closed the Orsmond Tuberculosis Hospital for almost two-years to patients. In response to a recent Democratic Alliance (DA) parliamentary question, the Department acknowledged […]

Victory in sight for SA’s women in sport as equal pay nears finalisation

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City Press reports that Banyana Banyana and other women’s national teams’ long battle for equal pay, is headed for victory. According to Sumayya Khan, deputy director-general in the department of sport, arts and culture, a draft policy that will ensure that every woman representing SA in sport will receive equal pay, benefits and sponsorship, is expected […]