Labour

TUN threatens 'drastic actions'

1 week 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

1 week 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 weeks 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 speaking at the opening of a workshop on amendments to...

Unam staff back at work

4 weeks 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 agreement a one-off cash payment equivalent to 5% of seven...

Unam strike enters second week

1 month - 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 more than 60% of staff members voted in favour of...

Jobless youth desperate

1 month - 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

1 month - 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

1 month - 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

1 month - 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...

More than 1 600 layoffs in five months

1 month - 29 October 2018 | Labour

Between October 2017 and March 2018, 1 616 employees were retrenched locally, the minister of labour, industrialisation and employment creation, Erkki Nghimtina, has revealed. The...

Telecom advised to reinstate managers

1 month - 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 board

1 month - 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...

Labour

NBC strike ends

2 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...

2 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...

2 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...

Tantalite retrenchments ruffle feathers

3 months ago - 05 September 2018 | Labour

The Mineworkers Union (MUN) has urged government to revoke the mining licence of the Namibia Tantalite Mine for failing to temporarily suspend a retrenchment exercise,...

NIP kicks Katiti out

3 months ago - 03 September 2018 | Labour

The CEO of the Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP), Augustinus Katiti, was fired on Friday.In a hand-delivered letter, the NIP board informed him that they...

Air Namibia suspends union leaders

3 months ago - 31 August 2018 | Labour

Air Namibia has suspended two executive members of the Namibia Cabin Crew Union (NCCU), effective from 29 August, presumably over their public criticism of the...

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