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Jobless teachers protest over ­recruitment process

20 hours ago | Labour

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKUnemployed teachers will embark on a national demonstration on Thursday to protest against the education ministry's recruitment procedures.The United Unemployment Teachers Movement (UUTM) will be joined by the Teachers Union of Namibia (TUN) and...

Shoprite workers threatened, union claims

1 day - 19 January 2021 | Labour

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKStriking workers of retail group Shoprite Holdings are allegedly being threatened by their employer to drop the ongoing demonstrations or risk losing their jobs.During Namibia Media Holdings’ [email protected] daily news...

NYS fails to pay guards, union on time

2 days ago - 18 January 2021 | Labour

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKThe National Youth Service (NYS) has failed to pay security guards their salaries for November, December and January on time, Namibian Sun...

Nampol unapologetic over Shoprite shootings

2 days ago - 18 January 2021 | Labour

TUYEIMO HAIDULA OSHAKATI Namibian police deputy commissioner Kauna Shikwambi said rubber bullets were used on Friday to “restore order” amongst a crowd of...

GIPF pulled into Shoprite-AR brawl

6 days ago - 14 January 2021 | Labour

MATHIAS HAUFIKU WINDHOEKThe Government Institutions Pensions Fund (GIPF) could suffer collateral damage from the shutdown of Shoprite stores, planned by the Affirmative Repositioning (AR)...

Swapo enters Cheetah Cement fray

1 week ago - 13 January 2021 | Labour

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKSwapo’s Otjiwarongo branch has entered a labour dispute involving Cheetah Cement and its employees after calling for a meeting to...

Strikers score court victory against Shoprite

1 week ago - 11 January 2021 | Labour

ADOLF KAURASWAKOPMUND Shoprite employees cheered after the High Court in Windhoek ruled in favour of their trade union, Nafau, in its application against the...

Nafau files urgent application against Shoprite

1 week ago - 07 January 2021 | Labour

NAMPA WINDHOEKThe Namibia Food and Allied Workers Union (Nafau) has filed an urgent application...

Employee salaries are market-related, says Shoprite

2 weeks ago - 06 January 2021 | Labour

NAMPA WINDHOEKShoprite Holdings Namibia and its subsidiaries offer market-related salaries and working conditions that are in compliance with prevailing labour legislation....

Show solidarity with Shoprite workers: Jauch

3 weeks ago - 24 December 2020 | Labour

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEK The chairperson of the Economic and Social Justice Trust (ESJT) Herbert Jauch says Namibians should show solidarity and support the fight against starvation...

Close to 9 000 lose their jobs

2 months ago - 06 November 2020 | Labour

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKAbout 8 881 workers were fired by 607 companies between April and September this year, nine times more than...

Marble workers petition against legal officer

2 months ago - 27 October 2020 | Labour

Leandrea Louw WALVIS BAYLast Wednesday, employees of BC Stone Products Namibia handed over a petition to the company’s management, highlighting grievances pertaining...

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NEPC and Mathe smoke peace...

3 months ago - 02 October 2020 | Labour

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKNew Era Publication Corporation (NEPC) and its former chief executive officer, Dr Audrin Mathe, have settled their dispute over a Range Rover vehicle that...

'You slap, I slap you'

4 months ago - 03 September 2020 | Labour

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKNamibia Transport and Taxi Union (NTTU) boss Werner Januarie claims he was targeted by the police because of his previous criticism of President...

Suspension of NHE manager drags...

4 months ago - 01 September 2020 | Labour

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe suspension of National Housing Enterprises senior manager Willem Titus has dragged on for almost a full year with no end in sight.Titus was...

49% of workplaces ‘poorly prepared’...

5 months ago - 11 August 2020 | Labour

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKInspections by the ministry of labour found that only 16% of workplaces complied with occupational safety and health standards, while up to 49% workplaces...

Junior managers face 'boardroom abuse'

5 months ago - 11 August 2020 | Labour

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKVulnerable junior employees are secretly subjected to violence, abuse and harassment by powerful bosses in the country's boardrooms, labour ministry executive director Bro-Matthew Shinguadja...

'Covid-19 used for hidden agendas'

5 months ago - 06 August 2020 | Labour

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK The Trade Union Congress of Namibia (Tucna) yesterday accused government of purposefully using the Covid-19 pandemic to clandestinely and deliberately destroy parastatals,...

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