Today's Labour News

newsThis news aggregator site highlights South African labour news from a wide range of internet and print sources. Each posting has a synopsis of the source article, together with a link or reference to the original. Postings cover the range of labour related matters from industrial relations to generalist human resources.

solplaatjieuniversitySABC News reports that members of the National Health Education & Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) have downed tools at Sol Plaatje University in Kimberley.  

They are demanding a 10% salary hike and an annual 100% bonus.  The union has accused the university of taking unilateral decisions about bonuses and salaries.  Nehawu’s Mandla Mthembu said:  “The university left us with no choice but to demonstrate through the strike - we received the certificate to strike from the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) last year, which for us, that was not the route we wanted to take.  But the university left us with no choice by implementing the so called discretionary bonus and the discretionary increment for this academic year.”

  • This report by Refilwe Gaeswe is at SABC News


Get other news reports at the SA Labour News home page