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INDUSTRIAL ACTION:  The Pelindaba nuclear reactor plant near Pretoria. Necsa employees are poised to go on strike. Picture: THE TIMES

Action over salaries to heat up at Necsa

Unions down tools as the Nuclear Energy Corporation of SA battles increased financial stress with a range of unresolved management problems

Companies face myriad labour laws on moving into Africa

Picture: ISTOCK

The lack of a single labour regulatory framework for Africa means companies must comply with a multiplicity of laws, says expert

Fawu to leave Cosatu when congress gives green light

Union members during a protest in Johannesburg. Fawu is poised to split with Cosatu, sources say. Picture:  REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKO

Food and Allied Workers Union will be the first affiliate to march out of the labour federation after bitter factional fight

Trollip farm workers’ feud reignited

Athol Trollip addresses supporters during a rally outside mayor Danny Jordaan’s office in Port Elizabeth in April. Picture: AFP PHOTO/MICHAEL SHEEHAN

DA mayoral candidate Athol Trollip has dismissed their claims as ‘desperate lies’, saying some of the ‘workers’ had never been employed on the family’s farm

Mines minister still hopes to have benefits laws streamlined this fiscal year

Godfrey  Oliphant. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON

Mineral Resources Minister Godfrey Oliphant says talks are under way with the Chamber of Mines on a database of mineworkers owed billions in compensation

Opinion

Weight of research demolishes the arguments against a minimum wage

Rather than resulting in unemployment, some studies find that US states that raised their minimum wage had greater job growth. Picture: REUTERS

A minimum wage is a solid and effective tool that has direct and indirect benefits


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