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Govt concerned about trade union members

1 month - 14 March 2018 | Labour

President Hage Geingob said he would like the National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) to know that his administration is concerned about trade union members.In a meeting with high ranking trade union officials at State...

Union warns private schools

1 month - 23 February 2018 | Labour

JEMIMA BEUKES The Teachers Union of Namibia (TUN) intends to clamp down on fly-by-night private schools that allegedly exploit foreign teachers for cheap labour.According to TUN secretary-general Mahongora Kavihuha,...

Rosh Pinah, MUN ink agreement

2 months ago - 05 February 2018 | Labour

Rosh Pinah Zinc Corporation of Namibia has entered into a labour agreement with the Mineworkers' Union of Namibia (MUN) for the next three years.The agreement will serve for 2018, 2019 and 2020 and stipulates a...

SOS housemothers fed up

2 months ago - 02 February 2018 | Labour

Unhappy housemothers at SOS Children's Villages Namibia in Windhoek, Tsumeb and Ondangwa handed over a petition to their respective offices yesterday morning, detailing a litany of complaints, which they say have been ignored by management.In...

Union to act against security companies

2 months ago - 02 February 2018 | Labour

The Trade Union Congress of Namibia (Tucna) has threatened to report, name and shame and possibly sue security companies who are still not compliant with the new minimum wage gazetted last year. Tucna president...

Boss unapologetic about swearing at workers

2 months ago - 30 January 2018 | Labour

Workers at a local signage shop have accused their boss of verbally abusing them and using racial slurs to insult them. The workers at...

MUN reflects on 2017 challenges

3 months ago - 10 January 2018 | Labour

The Mineworkers Union of Namibia (MUN) was mainly challenged by retrenchments and several cases of labour unrest throughout last 2017, Paul Situmba, MUN's assistant secretary-general,...

Engineers want ministry to implement ruling

3 months ago - 28 December 2017 | Labour

The Namibian Society of Engineers (NASE) has written to the works PS, Willem Goeieman, to advise him to take note of a recent court ruling...

Rukoro gets N$3m severance

4 months ago - 15 December 2017 | Labour

Meatco is on the hunt for a new CEO after officially dropping all disciplinary charges against Vekuii Rukoro, who was suspended from the position earlier...

Engineers doubt council president's qualifications

4 months ago - 27 November 2017 | Labour

The Namibian Society of Engineers (NASE) has announced its intention to investigate Engineering Council of Namibia (ECN) president Markus von Jeney's qualifications and eligibility to...

Striking fishermen to petition Esau

4 months ago - 20 November 2017 | Labour

It is now more than two years that more than 1 000 Namibian fishermen at Walvis Bay and L├╝deritz are on strike and continue to...

Pay hike for farmworkers

5 months ago - 15 November 2017 | Labour

A 25% wage hike agreement for agricultural workers was signed by a number of stakeholders yesterday at the labour ministry, increasing the hourly wage from...

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Tit-for-tat as unionist demands exit...

5 months ago - 06 November 2017 | Labour

A former a unionist who was retrenched in May by the Namibia Wholesale and Retail Workers Union (NWRWU) says he wants his severance package in...

Kasuto to appeal court order

5 months ago - 31 October 2017 | Labour

The deposed president of the National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW), Ismael Kasuto, is appealing a ruling by High Court judge Boas Usiku to bar...

WVTC staff up in arms

5 months ago - 30 October 2017 | Labour

Workers at the Windhoek Vocational Training Centre took to the streets on Friday to protest against the way the institution is run. The workers...

Education ministry has until mid-November

5 months ago - 19 October 2017 | Labour

Student teachers and teachers have vowed to take drastic action against the education ministry if the vacancy bulletin is not released by mid-November.This is despite...

Teachers' demo on for today

6 months ago - 17 October 2017 | Labour

Teachers are determined to stage protests today to express their frustration with the ministry's delay in publishing the vacancy bulletin for next year.This protest action...

New minimum wage for farmworkers

6 months ago - 17 October 2017 | Labour

The minimum wage for farmworkers has been increased by 25% and will come into force on 1 November this year. This follows successful negotiations...

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