Labour

Napwu ‘not consulted’ about NWR pay cuts

3 weeks 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 of all its employees.Napwu secretary-general Peter Nevonga said negotiations should...

Samherji JV made to pay over dismissals

3 weeks ago - 07 July 2021 | Labour

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKThe unfair dismissal of the Samherji-owned vessel the Heinaste’s crew in 2018 has come back to haunt local subsidiary Arctic Nam, who...

Napwu enlists Namandje over NBC jobs

1 month - 02 July 2021 | Labour

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKThe Namibia Public Workers Union (Napwu), through prominent lawyer Sisa Namandje, is threatening to drag NBC to court if the national broadcaster continues to delay employing its contract workers on...

Napwu accuses NBC of ‘underhand agenda’

1 month - 29 June 2021 | Labour

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKThe Namibia Public Workers Union (Napwu) has accused NBC director general Stanley Similo of instigating the broadcaster’s employees to resign from the union.Similo recently informed the union that it lost...

109 NBC workers dump Napwu

1 month - 28 June 2021 | Labour

KENYA KAMBOWE/OGONE TLHAGERUNDU/WINDHOEKMore than 100 Namibia Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) earlier this month defected from Namibia Public Workers Union(Napwu) to join a rival union, in a move described as a “vote of no confidence” in...

Ex-striking NBC employees fight for unpaid salaries

1 month - 24 June 2021 | Labour

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKDespite agreeing to the principle of ‘no work, no pay’ for their strike nearly two months ago, NBC employees who...

NBC employees dump Napwu

1 month - 24 June 2021 | Labour

WINDHOEKOGONE TLHAGEThe Namibia Public Workers Union (Napwu) has lost its bargaining power to negotiate on behalf of the Namibia Broadcasting Corporation’s (NBC) employees.NBC director general...

Board compels Namdia CEO to refund company

1 month - 23 June 2021 | Labour

MATHIAS HAUFIKUWINDHOEKThe Namibia Desert Diamonds’ (Namdia) board of directors has issued the company’s CEO Kennedy Hamutenya with a final written warning and directed him to...

NBC employees dump Napwu

1 month - 23 June 2021 | Labour

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe Namibia Public Workers Union (Napwu) has lost its bargaining power to negotiate on behalf of the Namibia Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) employees.NBC director-general Stanley...

2.6% wage increase for construction workers

1 month - 21 June 2021 | Labour

Kenya Kambowe RUNDUDespite the Covid-19 pandemic’s negative impact on the economy, construction industry...

Remaining striking fishermen re-employed

1 month - 15 June 2021 | Labour

LEANDREA LOUWWALVIS BAYThe 290 fishermen who were fired after a strike more than five years ago are to be employed by Hangana Seafood.An agreement to...

Forced leave to cut guards’ salaries

1 month - 11 June 2021 | Labour

Kenya Kambowe Rundu Rundu security companies have been accused of forcing employees to go on leave for up to 10 days a month to cut...

Labour

NBC contract workers want permanent...

2 months ago - 28 May 2021 | Labour

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKNBC’s working committee says it would like to see contract workers employed by the corporation receive their permanent contracts by...

NBC, Napwu iron out pay...

2 months ago - 27 May 2021 | Labour

OGONE TLHAGE and TUYEIMO HAIDULAWINDHOEK/OSHAKATIThe Namibia Public Workers Union and the NBC are working on modalities to ensure that striking employees will be paid their...

NUNW extends begging bowl to...

2 months ago - 24 May 2021 | Labour

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe National Union of Namibian Workers is asking for money from its affiliates to pay a deposit of 75% on an overdue City of...

More than 11 000 laid...

2 months ago - 24 May 2021 | Labour

NAMPAWINDHOEKThe ministry of labour, industrial relations and employment creation recorded 11 210 retrenchments between April 2020 and March 2021, its quarterly report has indicated.The report...

Remaining striking fishermen to be...

2 months ago - 21 May 2021 | Labour

LEANDREA LOUWWALVIS BAYThe remaining 290 unemployed fishermen who went on an illegal strike five years ago will be re-employed by a local fishing company.An estimated...

PM sparks hope for NBC...

2 months ago - 20 May 2021 | Labour

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKGovernment is pulling all stops to find additional funding for NBC, Prime...

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