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Labour Minister foreshadows minimum wages, deadlock intervention, and EE Regulations

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by Clinton Thomas on Friday. 2 Replies

Minimum wageLabour Minister Mildred Oliphant says her department will launch a major investigation into the modalities for the introduction of a national minimum wage in a bid to close pay inequalities. Minister Oliphant was talking to journalists…Continue

Tags: structures, inequality, platinum, gold, rock

National Treasury explains encouragement to preserve retirement funds

Started by sylvia hammond Jul 10. 0 Replies

Retirement reforms proposed by government are aimed at ensuring that pension fund members are better protected and can retire comfortably, National Treasury says.“We have noted public concerns that are fuelled by rumours that government will take…Continue

Department of Labour increase Earnings Threshold effective 1 July 2014

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by sylvia hammond Jul 4. 6 Replies

The Minister of Labour has issued a revised determination setting a new Earnings Threshold.The increase is effective 1 July 2014 and excludes employees earning over this amount from various sections of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act(BCEA).…Continue

Tags: overtime, breaks, lunch, night, work

AMCU sign wage settlement with platinum employers

Started by sylvia hammond Jun 24. 0 Replies

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has welcomed the announcement that the five-month-long strike in the platinum sector has ended, with workers due to resume their duties on Wednesday 25 June 2014. The president of the Association of Mineworkers…Continue

Tags: Amplats, Lonmin, Implats, CPI, miners

Platinum producers announce "in principle" agreement - AMCU feeding back to miners

Started by sylvia hammond Jun 12. 0 Replies

Platinum producers have announced that an 'in principle' agreement has been reached in the five-month strike over wages.Mining companies Amplats, Implats and Lonmin said on Thursday that undertakings had been reached with the leadership of the…Continue

Tags: construction, mineworkers, union, Amplats, Lonmin

State task team withdraw from platinum strike negotiations - promise social housing for miners

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by sylvia hammond Jun 12. 7 Replies

Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi says he has pulled his inter-governmental task team out of mining negotiations to exert pressure on platinum producers and unions to move towards a common ground.The Minister also revealed that…Continue

Tags: allowance, out, living, negotiations, task

Labour Department to hold public hearings on Contract Cleaning Sector minimum wage conditions

Started by sylvia hammond May 4. 0 Replies

This week the Department of Labour will hold nationwide public hearings on the contract cleaning sector, which will review the minimum wage for the sector.The hearings will begin simultaneously on Thursday in Mpumalanga, Northern Cape and Gauteng.In…Continue

Tags: basic, contract, conditions, employment, act

Farm Workers Sectoral Determination - increase effective 1 March 2014

Started by sylvia hammond Feb 3. 0 Replies

Vulnerable workers in the farms sector will get an upward wage adjustment effective from 1 March 2014, the Department of Labour has announced. “In terms of sectoral determination for farm workers, the minimum wages will be adjusted upwards to an…Continue

Tags: department, labour, vulnerable, increase, wage

Deputy President Motlanthe's speaking notes @ NEDLAC Annual Organised Labour Conference

Started by sylvia hammond Jan 22. 0 Replies

Programme Director;Leadership of Trade Union Federations;Thank you very much for inviting me to share with you, views and experiences in dealing with issues in the mining sector and to really give an economic outlook which focuses on the mining…Continue

Tags: LRA, relations, business, Framework, Agreement

Minister of Labour Address @ Annual Nedlac Organised Labour Conference

Started by sylvia hammond Jan 22. 0 Replies

Programme Director, Leaders of Organised Labour, Colleagues.Thank you for inviting me again to address the National Economic, Development and Labour Council (NEDLAC) Organised Labour Conference. It is always a pleasure to meet the leaders of…Continue

Tags: prolonged, strikes, market, employment, equity

 
 
 

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