Labour

Workers' rights still at risk

2 days ago - 20 June 2018 | Labour

Namibia has been placed in the category of countries with repeated violations of workers' rights. Although workers' rights have improved in Namibia over the past two years, a global report has found the county...

Union protests against guards riding in transit vans

2 weeks ago - 07 June 2018 | Labour

The National Security Guards Protection Union claims that security companies are transporting guards in the back of cash-in-transit (CIT) vans in contravention of transport regulations. This has been denied by a senior police officer, though.According...

Ye li ompinge noosekuriti tadhi humbatwa miihauto yokuhumbata iimaliwa

2 weeks ago - 07 June 2018 | Labour

Ehangano lyoNational Security Guards Protection Union olya popi kutya omukalo gwomahangeno goosekuliti taga enditha aaniilonga muuloli wokuhumbata iimaliwa, otashi yi odje pmpango yomalweendo, ihe shoka osha tindwa komunambelewa omukuluntu mopolisi.Pahapu dhamushanga gwehangano ndyoka, Mekupi Kandorozu,...

Retrenched mineworkers on warpath

2 weeks ago - 06 June 2018 | Labour

Six-hundred of retrenched Langer Heinrich Uranium (LHU) employees are dissatisfied with their proposed retrenchment packages and are set to march today to the miner's Swakopmund head office to hand over a second petition airing their...

60 000 register for jobs

3 weeks ago - 31 May 2018 | Labour

Nearly 60 000 desperate jobseekers were registered on the Namibia Integrated Employment Information System (NIEIS) jobs portal by February last year, while in 2016 alone, 15 023 jobseekers registered and only 1 371 were placed.These...

Aggrieved LHU workers up in arms

3 weeks ago - 30 May 2018 | Labour

Employees of the Langer Heinrich Uranium (LHU) mine have expressed dissatisfaction with how negotiations were handled when the majority of them were laid off recently...

Informal sector exploits workers

4 weeks ago - 24 May 2018 | Labour

Namibia faces key developmental challenges such as a growing informal economy, lack of decent and secure jobs and insufficient social protection for workers.However, employment created...

Unions call on all to celebrate workers

1 month - 27 April 2018 | Labour

Tuesday's May Day celebrations will take place in Khorixas and focus on economic upliftment for Namibian workers and employers.The National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW)...

Over 2 000 labour inspections conducted

1 month - 23 April 2018 | Labour

The labour ministry carried out a total of 2 132 inspections during the 2017/18 financial year. This included 1 116 occupational safety and health inspections,...

Labour to ­fast-track gender in workplace

2 months ago - 20 April 2018 | Labour

Jo-Maré DuddyThe ministry of labour, industrial relations and employment creation, with the assistance of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), has embarked on a three-year programme...

Govt concerned about trade union members

3 months ago - 14 March 2018 | Labour

President Hage Geingob said he would like the National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) to know that his administration is concerned about trade union members.In...

Union warns private schools

3 months ago - 23 February 2018 | Labour

JEMIMA BEUKES The Teachers Union of Namibia (TUN) intends to clamp down on fly-by-night private schools that allegedly exploit...

Labour

SOS housemothers fed up

4 months ago - 02 February 2018 | Labour

Unhappy housemothers at SOS Children's Villages Namibia in Windhoek, Tsumeb and Ondangwa handed over a petition to their respective offices yesterday morning, detailing a litany...

Union to act against security...

4 months ago - 02 February 2018 | Labour

The Trade Union Congress of Namibia (Tucna) has threatened to report, name and shame and possibly sue security companies who are still not compliant with...

Boss unapologetic about swearing at...

4 months ago - 30 January 2018 | Labour

Workers at a local signage shop have accused their boss of verbally abusing them and using racial slurs to insult them. The workers at...

MUN reflects on 2017 challenges

5 months ago - 10 January 2018 | Labour

The Mineworkers Union of Namibia (MUN) was mainly challenged by retrenchments and several cases of labour unrest throughout last 2017, Paul Situmba, MUN's assistant secretary-general,...

Engineers want ministry to implement...

5 months ago - 28 December 2017 | Labour

The Namibian Society of Engineers (NASE) has written to the works PS, Willem Goeieman, to advise him to take note of a recent court ruling...

Rukoro gets N$3m severance

6 months ago - 15 December 2017 | Labour

Meatco is on the hunt for a new CEO after officially dropping all disciplinary charges against Vekuii Rukoro, who was suspended from the position earlier...

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