Labour

Teachers' demo on for today

20 hours ago | 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 comes at a time when grade 10 and 12 learners...

New minimum wage for farmworkers

20 hours ago | 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 that took place last week between the Agricultural Employers Association...

NYS cooks unhappy over zero overtime

20 hours ago | Labour

As part of saving costs, the National Youth Service (NYS) in December last year discontinued overtime for kitchen staff at the Rietfontein campus. However, this has not been well received by the cooks on the...

Union protests 'peanut wages'

5 days ago - 12 October 2017 | Labour

The union battling for a 13% pay raise for construction workers has slammed arguments from the other side of the table, saying the economic woes facing the construction industry should not be used to undercut...

New minimum wage for domestic workers

1 week ago - 10 October 2017 | Labour

The labour ministry has confirmed that an 11% increase in the minimum wage for domestic workers has been gazetted and is mandatory since the beginning of October. The new minimum wages for domestic workers...

Farmers frustrated by labour disputes

2 weeks ago - 03 October 2017 | Labour

Commercial farmers say they are frustrated by workers lodging costly and drawn-out labour disputes when they are dismissed fairly and legally.However, this may soon be...

TCL pensioners to march to OPM

2 weeks ago - 02 October 2017 | Labour

Disgruntled former Tsumeb Corporation Limited mineworkers want a meeting with prime minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila in a last-ditch attempt to recover N$116 million from their former...

Unions welcome guards' pay

2 weeks ago - 27 September 2017 | Labour

Three unions that had been involved in tense minimum wage negotiations for security guards have welcomed the gazetting of the December agreement this month and...

Guards' pay gazetted

3 weeks ago - 20 September 2017 | Labour

The long-awaited Government Gazette instructing all Namibian security companies to start paying the new minimum wage for security officers was published last week. The...

'Teachers are overworked'

3 weeks ago - 20 September 2017 | Labour

The Teachers' Union of Namibia (TUN) has accused the government of deliberately overburdening teachers in order to save money while high-ranking officials are living in...

Chinese labour on cement project to be phased out

4 weeks ago - 19 September 2017 | Labour

Whale Rock Cement, currently building the second cement factory outside Otjiwarongo, says it will retain 150 out of 400 Chinese workers when the construction phase...

Pay rise for domestics

1 month - 08 September 2017 | Labour

A new mandatory minimum wage for domestic workers will come into effect on 1 October 2017.Also, employers of domestic workers are urged to register with...

Labour

Shoprite defies court order

1 month - 05 September 2017 | Labour

South African retail giant, Shoprite Checkers, has gone against the decision of the Oshakati High Court to reinstate two employees who were dismissed for tasting...

Striking fishermen did not listen...

1 month - 01 September 2017 | Labour

Fisheries minister Bernard Esau has castigated fishermen who embarked on an illegal strike two years ago, saying they did not listen to the authorities. ...

Kasuto ta kondjele oshipundi she

1 month - 25 August 2017 | Labour

Omupresidende gwoNational Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW)Ismael Kasuto ngoka a kuthwa miilonga omasiku ga piti kelelo lyehangano ndyoka, okwa popi kutya ye otaka...

Govt must protect RCC jobs

1 month - 24 August 2017 | Labour

National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) secretary-general Job Muniaro says any planned winding up of the Roads Contractor Company is warranted, as long as the...

Kasuto unfazed by legal threat

1 month - 24 August 2017 | Labour

Under-fire unionist Ismael Kasuto is defending his position as National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) president and has reiterated that he will not abdicate despite...

Infighting plagues NUNW

1 month - 21 August 2017 | 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...

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