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Fishermen lodge complaint with ILO

2 weeks ago - 06 June 2017 | Labour

Striking fishermen have lodged a complaint with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) accusing the Namibian government and fishing companies of forced labour and other human rights violations. The workers, who have organised themselves as the...

NUNW warns against state capture

2 weeks ago - 05 June 2017 | Labour

The National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) said it will reject any attempt to privatise TransNamib, which is a state-owned enterprise. It also threatened with a three-day general strike by its members across the country...

Nafau wants Shoprite workers

2 weeks ago - 05 June 2017 | Labour

The struggle to represent Shoprite workers continues as the Namibia Food and Allied Workers Union (Nafau) yet again this month called on the workers to join the union.Last month Nafau made a similar call for...

Disabled training dismal

3 weeks ago - 31 May 2017 | Labour

Fewer than 1% of people living with disabilities out of a total of 72 865 employees were trained across all industrial sectors, an annual report by the Employment Equity Commission for the 2015/16 financial year...

Shoprite discontent grows

1 month - 24 May 2017 | Labour

The Trade Union Congress of Namibia has added its voice to the list of organisations expressing their discontent with a decision by retailer Shoprite to proceed with disciplinary hearings against 142 workers who have been...

Rukoro fights suspension

1 month - 23 May 2017 | Labour

A dispute has been declared at the Office of the Labour Commissioner over the suspension of Vekuii Rukoro as the CEO of Meatco.This was confirmed...

Shoprite a pulwa a kuthemo iipotha mbyoka a...

1 month - 22 May 2017 | Labour

Ehangano lyoEconomic and Social Justice Trust (ESJT) olya pula opo Shoprite a kuthemo iipotha mbyoka a tulilemo aaniilonga, tali popi kutya itali pitika we aaniilonga...

Shoprite told to drop charges

1 month - 19 May 2017 | Labour

The Economic and Social Justice Trust (ESJT) has called on retail giant Shoprite to drop disciplinary charges against its workers, saying they cannot allow the...

Nabta launches control sheet

1 month - 16 May 2017 | Labour

The Namibia Bus and Taxi Association (Nabta) recently launched a control sheet which it will use to monitor passenger movement between travel destinations.The control sheet...

Geingob says no to get-rich-quick schemes

1 month - 02 May 2017 | Labour

President Hage Geingob says he does not support business people who become rich instantly by means of exploiting the working class.Geingob made the remark yesterday...

Walvis Bay vessel ghosted by owners

2 months ago - 21 April 2017 | Labour

JANA-MARI SMITHAt least 22 crew aboard the fishing vessel Sheriff, anchored off Walvis Bay, have reportedly been without pay since mid-February after the Namibian company...

Unemployment soars amid budget cuts

2 months ago - 18 April 2017 | Labour

Namibia will this year commemorate Workers' Day in the shadow of skyrocketing unemployment brought about by almost weekly retrenchments which have affected close to 41...

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Protracted Skorpion negotiations concluded

2 months ago - 03 April 2017 | Labour

The protracted labour negotiations between Skorpion Zinc and the Mineworkers Union of Namibia (MUN) were successfully concluded on Friday.The parties agreed on a two-year wage...

Skorpion, MUN reach settlement

2 months ago - 31 March 2017 | Labour

The prolonged labour battle between the Mineworkers Union (MUN) and Skorpion Zinc was finally concluded, paving the way for mining contractor Basil Read to continue...

Ya hala okushunwa miilonga

2 months ago - 27 March 2017 | Labour

Aaniilonga mboka oya tidhwa miilonga sha landula ekanka ndyoka ya li ya ningi kali li paveta na oya ningi omunyanyo sigo opoombelewa dhUuministeli wAaniilonga ...

Determined fishermen fight on

3 months ago - 24 March 2017 | Labour

OTIS FINCK More than 300 fishermen staged another peaceful protest in Walvis Bay yesterday.The fishermen, who had been dismissed after an illegal strike, marched to...

Aahingi yootaxi oya hala egameno...

3 months ago - 24 March 2017 | Labour

Aahingi yootaxi moVenduka oya ningi ehololomadhilaadhilo esiku Etiyali poombelewa dhUuministeli wAaniilonga moonkambadhala opo omakemo gawo ga talike.Ehangano lyoNamibia Transport and Taxi Union (NTTU) olya...

Ekanitho lyiilonga momina yaSkorpion Zinc

3 months ago - 24 March 2017 | Labour

Uuyelel mboka owa hololwa momuknda ngoka gwa pitithwa komupopiliko gwomina ndjoka, Nora Ndopu.“Ekateko lyetamekitho lyiilonga otali yi moshipala opoloyeka ndjoka na otashi ka thiminika omina...

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