As MTN and union lock horns over arbitration, sympathy strike threatened
Thursday, 28 May 2015 08:34
Business Report writes that the strike at cellphone operator MTN SA is set to drag into a second week as the company and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) are fighting over an arbitrator to resolve the industrial action and the union is also threatening a “sympathy strike”.
SA teetering on a knife-edge, says Vavi after release of unemployment data
Thursday, 28 May 2015 07:05
News24 reports that the former general secretary of labour federation Cosatu, Zwelinzima Vavi, said on Wednesday that the unemployment figures released by Statistics SA revealed a horror story of unbelievably bad news for workers and the South African economy.