Labour

Union, MMI cement relationship

3 hours ago | Labour

MMI Holdings Limited (MMI) yesterday formally recognised the Namibian Bank Workers Union (NBWU) through the signing of a recognition agreement. MMI Holdings Namibia interim group CEO Grant Marais said the agreement reflects the company's collective...

Furnmart,Home Corp strike continues

1 week ago - 13 June 2019 | Labour

The countrywide strike by Furnmart and Home Corp employees is set to continue until the workers' demands are met.This is according to Metal and Allied Namibian Workers' Union (Manwu) general secretary Justina Jonas.The strike is...

Jobs for foreigners

1 week ago - 11 June 2019 | Labour

A total of 114 foreigners were employed in Namibia in 2017/18, including as science and language teachers, while an application to appoint a foreigner as chief constable at the City of Windhoek was turned down....

NIP is lying, Katiti claims

1 week ago - 10 June 2019 | Labour

Former Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) CEO Augustinus Katiti has accused the company of “spreading falsehoods” to mislead the public and defame him.This followed a response by the NIP to an article in The Patriot...

Racial prejudice remains – minister

1 week ago - 10 June 2019 | Labour

White employees' dominance of management positions and disproportional favour for white employees despite 29 years of independence is a serious concern, labour minister Erkki Nghimtina said last week.He said this when he delivered the executive...

No joy for workers

1 month - 30 April 2019 | Labour

Labour commentators have decried massive job losses across most sectors of the Namibian economy, adding that the state of affairs was a putting a damper...

Union density up in tough economy

1 month - 30 April 2019 | Labour

Jo-Maré Duddy – More than one out of every five working people in 2018 belonged to a union, according to the latest Namibia Labour Force...

More woes for NIP

1 month - 29 April 2019 | Labour

Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) workers staged a protest march on Friday to express their disappointment with the leadership of acting CEO Mekondja Nghipandulwa.They accused...

Ex-Bipa boss claims unfair dismissal

1 month - 26 April 2019 | Labour

The former CEO of the Business and Intellectual Property Authority (Bipa), Tileinge Andima, claims that the non-renewal of his five-year contract in March was unfair....

Chained worker 'joke' backfires

2 months ago - 18 April 2019 | Labour

Nic Kruger, the owner of Kruger Trading Enterprises (KTE) Custom Body Work in Windhoek, yesterday vehemently defended the honour of his foreman who had chained...

Tucna slams spending cuts

2 months ago - 05 April 2019 | Labour

Trade unions are planning mass meetings across the country to decide on a response to what they describe as the government's continued “humiliation” of public...

Ompumbwe yiilonga moshilongo

2 months ago - 01 April 2019 | Labour

Konyala aantu ya thika po 364 000 moNamibia okwa lopotwa kaye na iilonga omvula ya piti, na unene oyoomvula dhi li pokati ko 20 no...

Labour

Tucna a limbililwa konkalo yeliko

2 months ago - 22 March 2019 | Labour

Sho kwa tegelelwa omutengenekwathaneko gwelongitho lyiiyemo yepangelo gu tseyithwe moshiwike twa taalela, oTrade Union Congress of Namibia (Tucna) oya pititha omukanda ngoka tagu kondema...

Kahimise turns to Supreme Court

3 months ago - 14 March 2019 | Labour

Embattled City of Windhoek CEO Robert Kahimise has endorsed the reinstatement and dropping of all charges against suspended City Police chief Abraham Kanime, but his...

Procurement board denies 'tribal purge'

3 months ago - 12 March 2019 | Labour

The deputy chairperson of the Central Procurement Board of Namibia (CPBN), Lischen Ramakhutla, has denied there is an ongoing tribal purge that favours Oshiwambo-speaking employees....

Skorpion Zinc faces losses of...

3 months ago - 12 March 2019 | Labour

The general manager of the Skorpion Zinc mine, Irvinne Simataa, says a recent strike by workers of Basil Read placed the future of the mine...

Ina mu gandja po iilonga...

3 months ago - 07 March 2019 | Labour

Ewawa lyAanyasha yoSwapo, ndyoka lya li li na okukala oshitopolwa shehololomadhilaadhilo olyiikutha mo mehololomadhilaadhilo ndyoka.Aaniilonga yomatungo omathele oya kutha ombinga mehololomadhilaadhilo ndyoka itaya popile egandjo...

Workers turn up the heat

3 months ago - 06 March 2019 | Labour

Swapo-affiliated unions and the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) have thrown down the gauntlet over billion-dollar tenders being awarded to foreign companies while...

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