Labour

MUN worried about Chinese monopoly

1 week ago - 07 February 2019 | Labour

The Mineworkers Union of Namibia (MUN) is worried about the Chinese monopoly that will be created in Namibia's uranium mining industry if the sale of Rio Tinto shares in Rössing Uranium Mine goes ahead. The...

‘Yellow vests’ cost France dearly

1 month - 10 January 2019 | Labour

European media has reported that the anti-government "yellow vest" protests will affect the French job market and risk the income of up to 100 000 workers, while quoting the country’s labour minister Muriel Penicaud’s warning...

Unions don't comply with the law

2 months ago - 20 December 2018 | Labour

The permanent secretary in the ministry of labour, Bro-Matthew Shinguadja, has lashed out at certain unions representing security guards, saying they are not complying with the labour law. This follows a joint complaint by...

TUN threatens 'drastic actions'

2 months ago - 06 December 2018 | Labour

]The Teachers Union of Namibia (TUN) says a recent announcement by Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, that there would be no salary increases for public servants until they improved their performance, was a slap in the...

Women still earn less than men

2 months ago - 05 December 2018 | Labour

Women earn on average 6.5% less per hour than men in Namibia, which is one of the worst pay disparities in upper-middle-income countries. However, on a monthly basis Namibian women earn slightly more than...

Tucna takes aim at Labour Act loopholes

3 months ago - 19 November 2018 | Labour

The president of the Trade Union Congress of Namibia (Tucna), Paulus Hango, says workers are being exploited because of loopholes in the Labour Act.Hango was...

Unam staff back at work

3 months ago - 14 November 2018 | Labour

University of Namibia (Unam) employees returned to work yesterday after an agreement was reached between management and the trade unions representing striking workers.According to the...

Unam strike enters second week

3 months ago - 05 November 2018 | Labour

The countrywide University of Namibia (Unam) strike that includes thousands of workers will enter its second week today. Employees went on strike last Monday after...

Jobless youth desperate

3 months ago - 02 November 2018 | Labour

JANA-MARI SMITH Two Namibian university graduates are scouting for odd jobs selling newspapers or working in tuck shops and...

Wage increase for domestic workers

3 months ago - 02 November 2018 | Labour

The labour ministry has announced a 1% increase in the minimum wage for domestic workers, with effect from 1 October. In total the wage increase...

Unam staff on strike

3 months ago - 30 October 2018 | Labour

Employees of the University of Namibia (Unam) yesterday morning went on strike in front of the university's Windhoek campus.Sixty-one per cent of the university's staff...

Unam staff on strike

3 months ago - 29 October 2018 | Labour

Employees of the University of Namibia (Unam) today embarked on a strike in front of the university’s Windhoek campus. A total of 61% of the...

Labour

Telecom advised to reinstate managers

3 months ago - 23 October 2018 | Labour

Telecom Namibia MD Theo Klein has been advised to reinstate three managers who were recently suspended for an alleged fake contract entered into with local...

Vugs fights removal from NAC...

4 months ago - 15 October 2018 | Labour

JEMIMA BEUKES Former deputy board chairperson of the Namibia Airports Company (NAC) Beverley Gawanas-Vugs is dragging works minister John Mutorwa to court after he sacked...

'I am not a monster'

4 months ago - 11 October 2018 | Labour

Chief Joseph Gomoseb has accused the labour ministry of protecting Abraham Blaauw, an Otjozondjupa farmer who is allegedly maltreating and exploiting San workers.However, Blaauw has...

NBC strike ends

4 months ago - 02 October 2018 | Labour

The Namibia Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) strike that started last Friday ended yesterday afternoon, but not without a fight being put up by disgruntled staff.They had...

TransNamib staff warned about illegal...

4 months ago - 27 September 2018 | Labour

TransNamib has warned its employees that a planned strike is illegal.Management learned that a group of employees were conducting unlawful industrial action at some of...

Katiti drags NIP to labour...

5 months ago - 18 September 2018 | Labour

The recruitment of a new Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) CEO has been delayed after the previous incumbent, Augustinus Katiti, dragged the parastatal to the...

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