wage negotiations

Public sector unions withdraw from special council meeting

Public sector unions have withdrawn their participation from a special council meeting scheduled by government to take place on Friday, to discuss the next round of wage negotiations. Unions say they will not allow their negotiators to engage in any wage talks before the dispute over last year’s wage increase is[…]

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Eskom awaits the signing of a newly proposed deal

Two unions representing Eskom employees have in principle agreed to the power company’s revised pay hike offer. But the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) have yet to sign the deal. Stop-start wage talks have been dragging on for months now. The[…]

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Public Sector wage negotiations deadlocked

Public sector wage negotiations have stalled, as not all stakeholders could come to an agreement. The signing of the latest three-year wage agreement between the government and public sector unions, which was supposed to take place on Monday, has been postponed indefinitely, at the last minute. Although the parties remain[…]

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Bus strike called off, but Numsa vows to continue

Cape Town – Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant announced on Friday afternoon that the bus strike is now over as the majority of unions reached an agreement. She said she is pleased that three unions have signed agreement, including the SA Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) and two others. She[…]

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