Labour

NUNW takes on Namcor over forced vaccinations

15 hours ago | Labour

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKEmployees of the National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor), through the National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW), are challenging a directive that they be vaccinated against Covid-19 by 19 November.The...

Retrenchments eminent at Walvis salt refiners

15 hours ago | Labour

Leandrea Mouers WALVIS BAY Employees of Walvis Bay Salt Holdings recently held a demonstration and handed over a petition to management concerning planned retrenchments at the company. Petrus Petrus, the regional secretary of...

Northern Spar employees bemoan mistreatment

2 weeks ago - 11 October 2021 | Labour

TUYEIMO HAIDULA OSHAKATI Employees of Spar Oshakati, Ongwediva and Ondangwa in the Oshana Region are seeking the intervention of the labour commissioner to look into unfair working conditions and insults they...

PSUN eager to address NBC workers’ plight

3 weeks ago - 05 October 2021 | Labour

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEK The Public Service Union of Namibia (PSUN) is eager to address the plight of NBC employees with unfavourable working conditions,...

CCS employees now shareholders

1 month - 24 September 2021 | Labour

LEANDREA MOUERSWALVIS BAY Permanent employees of Commercial Cold Storage (CCS) Namibia now own shares in the company.This was made possible through an empowerment agreement between CCS and the Erongo Harambee Workers Trust, established in 2017.The...

Long working hours can kill you: ILO

1 month - 22 September 2021 | Labour

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKWork-related diseases and injuries were responsible for the deaths of 1.9 million people in 2016, according to the first joint estimates from the World...

Strauss opposes proposed N$20 minimum wage

1 month - 14 September 2021 | Labour

NAMPAWINDHOEKNamibian Employers Federation secretary-general Daan Strauss says a N$20 per hour minimum wage, as proposed by some unions, may force some businesses to shut down.Strauss...

NSFAF to pay two CEOs

1 month - 01 September 2021 | Labour

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKThe Namibia Student Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) is set to start...

Namibia Revolutionary Transport Union launched

2 months ago - 18 August 2021 | Labour

MONIQUE ADAMSThe Namibia Revolutionary Transport Union (Naretu) was launched on Monday in a bid to fight for the rights of workers and better working conditions.Naretu’s...

NSFAF not keen on reinstating Nghiwete

2 months ago - 06 August 2021 | Labour

TUYEIMO HAIDULA OSHAKATI The Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) is looking into fighting an order made by the Office of...

Napwu ‘not consulted’ about NWR pay cuts

3 months 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...

Samherji JV made to pay over dismissals

3 months ago - 07 July 2021 | Labour

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKThe unfair dismissal of the Samherji-owned vessel the Heinaste’s crew in 2018...

Labour

Napwu accuses NBC of ‘underhand...

3 months ago - 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...

109 NBC workers dump Napwu

3 months ago - 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...

Ex-striking NBC employees fight for...

4 months ago - 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

4 months ago - 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...

4 months ago - 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

4 months ago - 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...

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