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Infighting plagues NUNW

12 hours ago | Labour

The National Union of Namibian Workers this weekend removed its president, Ismael Kasuto, in what it says was a properly constituted meeting. The removal has, however, been met with disdain by Kasuto who said...

Namibian professionals demand fair treatment

3 days ago - 18 August 2017 | Labour

Young Namibian architects, engineers and quantity surveyors yesterday hand-delivered no fewer than 300 curricula vitae to the Ministry of Works and Transport as proof that the country has enough skilled people.The professionals demanded that jobs...

No deadline for gazetting minimum wage

3 days ago - 18 August 2017 | Labour

Only two written objections were received in response to a call for objections to the extension of the new minimum wages for security guards to the entire sector.“The ministry is considering all the responses to...

Boot Nghimtina, says union

3 days ago - 18 August 2017 | Labour

The Namibia Wholesale and Retail Workers' Union has called on President Hage Geingob to remove the minister of labour, industrial relations and employment creation, Erkki Nghimtina, from office.The union stated that Nghimtina does not consider...

Security guards still poorly paid

4 days ago - 17 August 2017 | Labour

Eight months after the Security Association of Namibia (SAN) and security guards agreed on a 25% wage increase, as few as 25 security companies have implemented the increase, leaving most of Namibia's 17 000 security...

Job losses are silently rising

4 days ago - 17 August 2017 | Labour

The Namibia Employers Federation (NEF) predicts that more Namibians will become unemployed in the next few months.This is despite the president's claims that the economy...

MVA Fund workers demonstrate

4 days ago - 17 August 2017 | Labour

A group of employees at the Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund yesterday held a peaceful demonstration and handed over a petition to management in which...

Local architects threaten legal action

1 week ago - 11 August 2017 | Labour

A group of Namibian architects and quantity surveyors are challenging a decision taken by works and transport minister Alpheus !Naruseb to seek exemption for 29...

Zimbabwe architects' exemption questioned

1 week ago - 08 August 2017 | Labour

The exemption of 29 architects and quantity surveyors from from professional competence examinations is being questioned by the Namibia Institute of Architects, which says there...

NEA ta popile Shoprite

3 weeks ago - 31 July 2017 | Labour

KENYA KAMBOWEEhangano lyoNamibian Employers Association (NEA) olya nyana nomuthindo omapopyo ngoka gwa ningwa kOminista yAaniilonga kombinga yehangano lyoShoprite/Checkers. Pahapu dhomupresidende gwehangano ndyoka, Cor Beuke,...

Engineers want jobs for locals

3 weeks ago - 25 July 2017 | Labour

Catherine Sasman The Namibian Society of Engineers (NASE) has made an appeal to the Ministry of Works and Transport not...

Charge SME Bank directors - Nafinu

1 month - 12 July 2017 | Labour

The Namibia Financial Institutions Union (Nafinu) has demanded that the chairman of the SME Bank board, and members of the executive committee who were responsible...

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Unam staff want their 7%

1 month - 04 July 2017 | Labour

Disgruntled University of Namibia employees, who were represented by the Namibia National Teachers Union and the Namibia Public Workers Union, held a peaceful demonstration on...

Shoprite must drop charges

1 month - 03 July 2017 | Labour

The Economic and Social Justice Trust (ESJT) has called on retail giant Shoprite to drop disciplinary charges against its workers for a 2015 strike they...

Demo in solidarity with Shoprite...

1 month - 30 June 2017 | Labour

A planned demonstration by various stakeholders is expected to take place this afternoon in front of the Shoprite Katutura outlet in Windhoek.This is according to...

Domestic workers and employers should...

1 month - 28 June 2017 | Labour

The Namibia Domestic and Allied Workers’ Union (Ndawu) has urged domestic workers and their employers to work together for a conducive work environment, where the...

Fishermen lodge complaint with ILO

2 months 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...

NUNW warns against state capture

2 months 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...

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