Labour

Govt, unions in stalemate over salaries

4 days ago - 01 December 2021 | Labour

ESTER KAMATI WINDHOEKCivil servants will have to face another year without a salary increase as discussions, which took place on Monday, between the negotiating unions failed to reach a consensus.Deliberations between the...

Freelance journalists feel neglected

4 days ago - 01 December 2021 | Labour

NAMPAWINDHOEKThe state of freelance journalists in Namibia is deeply worrisome in the absence of fixed remuneration rates, proper working conditions and job security, journalist Tileni Mongudhi says.For Mongudhi, freelancers are virtually on their own and...

Tough time for African journalist unions

6 days ago - 29 November 2021 | Labour

STAFF REPORTERThe director of the Namibia Media Trust (NMT), Zoe Titus, says journalist unions in Africa are experiencing a very challenging time since declining membership has resulted in reduced bargaining power and scope.Titus was the...

Utoni wants better labour relations

1 week ago - 24 November 2021 | Labour

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKLabour minister Utoni Nujoma this week said Labour Commissioner Henri Kassen needs to do much more to ensure that ordinary workers...

Utoni wants better labour relations

1 week ago - 23 November 2021 | Labour

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKLabour minister Utoni Nujoma yesterday said Labour Commissioner Henri Kassen needs to do much more to ensure that ordinary workers understand what will take place at conciliation, and what...

Ohorongo Cement workers want more houses

2 weeks ago - 17 November 2021 | Labour

ENZO AMUELEWINDHOEKOhorongo Cement employees staged a protest on Monday and handed over a petition to the management.The company had promised in 2016 to build 200...

Retrenchments on the rise – Labour

1 month - 02 November 2021 | Labour

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe ministry of labour received notice of 881 employees being retrenched, marking a 58% quarter-on-quarter increase of the number of persons retrenched.“The industry is...

NUNW takes on Namcor over forced vaccinations

1 month - 26 October 2021 | Labour

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKEmployees of the National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor), through the National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW), are challenging a...

Retrenchments eminent at Walvis salt refiners

1 month - 26 October 2021 | Labour

Leandrea Mouers WALVIS BAY Employees of Walvis Bay Salt Holdings recently held a demonstration and handed over a petition to management concerning planned retrenchments...

Northern Spar employees bemoan mistreatment

1 month - 11 October 2021 | Labour

TUYEIMO HAIDULA OSHAKATI Employees of Spar Oshakati, Ongwediva and Ondangwa in the Oshana Region are seeking the intervention of the labour...

PSUN eager to address NBC workers’ plight

2 months ago - 05 October 2021 | Labour

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEK The Public Service Union of Namibia (PSUN) is eager to...

CCS employees now shareholders

2 months ago - 24 September 2021 | Labour

LEANDREA MOUERSWALVIS BAY Permanent employees of Commercial Cold Storage (CCS) Namibia now own shares in the company.This was made possible through an empowerment agreement between...

Labour

Strauss opposes proposed N$20 minimum...

2 months ago - 14 September 2021 | Labour

NAMPAWINDHOEKNamibian Employers Federation secretary-general Daan Strauss says a N$20 per hour minimum wage, as proposed by some unions, may force some businesses to shut down.Strauss...

NSFAF to pay two CEOs

3 months ago - 01 September 2021 | Labour

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKThe Namibia Student Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) is set to start...

Namibia Revolutionary Transport Union launched

3 months ago - 18 August 2021 | Labour

MONIQUE ADAMSThe Namibia Revolutionary Transport Union (Naretu) was launched on Monday in a bid to fight for the rights of workers and better working conditions.Naretu’s...

NSFAF not keen on reinstating...

4 months ago - 06 August 2021 | Labour

TUYEIMO HAIDULA OSHAKATI The Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) is looking into fighting an order made by the Office of...

Napwu ‘not consulted’ about NWR...

4 months ago - 12 July 2021 | Labour

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe Namibia Public Workers Union (Napwu) says it was not consulted regarding Namibia Wildlife Resorts’ decision to cut the basic salary and working hours...

Samherji JV made to pay...

4 months ago - 07 July 2021 | Labour

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKThe unfair dismissal of the Samherji-owned vessel the Heinaste’s crew in 2018...

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