More than a thousand jobs saved through consultation process at Sibanye’s Kloof 4 shaft

BusinessLive reports that Sibanye-Stillwater indicated on Friday it had concluded the retrenchment consultation process at its Kloof 4 gold shaft in Gauteng. Fewer jobs than initially planned were cut following consultations with organised labour. The gold and platinum miner said 1,057 workers had accepted transfers to fill vacant positions at its SA gold operation while 550 […]

Two-pot retirement system: Treasury, MPs agree on new implementation date

Fin24 reports that Treasury and Parliament’s Standing Committee on Finance have reached a compromise on the implementation of the so-called two-pot retirement system, with a new proposed starting date of 1 September 2024. The two-pot system would allow people to access a third of their pension savings before retirement. While a date of March 2024 […]

SAMWU and municipality at loggerheads

DFA reports that the South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) members recently marched to the Namakwa District Municipality (NDM) to protest against corruption, exploitation, nepotism, a lack of transformation and sexual harassment. The union members called for the resignations of the HR director and the municipal manager (MM). The members have accused the HR director […]

How employers can end gender-based violence in the workplace

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Business Report writes that the country’s latest crime figures show that on average, three children and 12 women were murdered each day over the three months from October to December last year. Unfortunately, this violence happens in the workplace as well. Since it is entrenched, it’s often difficult to know how to act to protect […]

Strike action averted at Prasa after one-year wage agreement

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SABC News reports that strike action has been averted at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa, (Prasa), following a one-year wage agreement reached with labour unions. The South African Transport and Allied Workers’ Union (Satawu)South African Transport and Allied Workers’ Union (Satawu) and the United National Transport Union (Untu) have been engaged in wage […]

Sibanye concludes consultations with labour over Kloof 4 restructuring

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Multinational mining and metals processing group Sibanye-Stillwater says it had constructive consultations with stakeholders affected by the planned closure of its Kloof 4 shaft in Gauteng. The company in September announced that it was planning to restructure the operation amid ongoing losses over an extended period and operational constraints at the Kloof 4 shaft. At the time, it […]