NUMSA succeeds in reversing the unfair dismissal of 82 workers

Tebogo Msimanga | The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) in the JC Bez region in Johannesburg welcomed the decision which was handed down through private arbitration, ordering Busmark 2000 to reinstate 82 workers who were unfairly dismissed in 2013. Busmark is a company which manufactures, maintains and services buses, and it has […]

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Minister Ndabeni Abrahams welcomes the reopening of Post Offices branches

Tebogo Msimanga | Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has welcomed the reopening of most branches across all provinces that were temporarily closed following extensive negotiations with landlords. The Ministry of Communications and Digital Technologies said a total of 27 branches have been reopened in all nine provinces.“ Negotiations continue with landlords of […]

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Eskom senior manager placed on suspension following corruption involving millions

Tebogo Msimanga | Power Utility Eskom confirmed that it has placed a senior manager in its coal procurement division on preliminary suspension following evidence of corruption. This follows a whistle-blower tip-off to Eskom. “After a preliminary investigation into the said employee, Eskom approached the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) for further investigations.” Eskom added that the […]

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“Eskom is trying to use wage talks as a scapegoat for implementing more load-shedding”

Tebogo Msimanga | The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) will be presenting its wage demands to Eskom and Rotek management this week in the first round of wage talks, taking place from the 4th-7th of May at the Central Bargaining Forum. The current wage agreement is lapsing on the 30th of June. […]

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NUMSA joins AYO Technologies in Court in its urgent Application against FNB

Tebogo Msimanga | The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) on Thursday will be joining Ayo Technologies in its urgent application at the South Gauteng High court, to apply for an urgent interdict restraining First National Bank (FNB) from closing its banking facilities. FNB has given Ayo until the 3rd of May to […]

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Tender Scammers pretending to be City Power

Tebogo Msimanga | City Power is warning people of a tender scam by criminals pretending to be representing the company. The scammers target unsuspecting companies and business people with Requests for Quotations (RFQ) using City Power name and logo. City Power came to know about the recent scam after receiving several queries and complaints from […]

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Solidarity: it is unjustified to import foreign workers amid the unemployment crisis in SA

Tebogo Msimanga | Solidarity says it sent a list of more than 120 competent and willing engineers to the Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Lindiwe Sisulu on Friday, 23 April 2021. This follows after the Minister welcomed the arrival of 24 Cuban engineers earlier this week, to address the water crisis within South […]

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Lesotho banned poultry products from Gauteng

Tebogo Msimanga | The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development on Thursday announced that on 19 April 2021,  two commercial chicken properties tested positive for H5 avian influenza. One is a commercial chicken-layer farm in City of Tshwane, Gauteng.  The other is a commercial chicken parent breeder farm in J.B Marks Local Municipality […]

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Stakeholders in the footwear sector commit to skills transfer

Just News | The Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Nomalungelo Gina on Wednesday visited Planets Events Shoes and Neptun Boot in KwaZulu-Natal. Stakeholders committed and agreed to promote localisation, sourcing and buying local materials, transferring skills and working towards removing red tape that will hinder the future of the sector. Deputy Minister Gina […]

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NEHAWU wins unfair dismissal case of the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure workers

Tebogo Msimanga | The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU) has won a case of unfair dismissal of its members at the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI). NEHAWU members were employed by the department for many years on contracts that were renewed yearly by the department. NEHAWU Secretary Zola Saphetha said […]

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