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Guards' pay gazetted

7 hours ago | Labour

The long-awaited Government Gazette instructing all Namibian security companies to start paying the new minimum wage for security officers was published last week. The new minimum wage was agreed in December last year between...

'Teachers are overworked'

7 hours ago | Labour

The Teachers' Union of Namibia (TUN) has accused the government of deliberately overburdening teachers in order to save money while high-ranking officials are living in luxury. Addressing the media yesterday, TUN president Mahongora Kavihuhua...

Chinese labour on cement project to be phased out

1 day - 19 September 2017 | Labour

Whale Rock Cement, currently building the second cement factory outside Otjiwarongo, says it will retain 150 out of 400 Chinese workers when the construction phase ends in early 2018.A spokesperson for Whale Rock Cement, Manfred...

Pay rise for domestics

1 week ago - 08 September 2017 | Labour

A new mandatory minimum wage for domestic workers will come into effect on 1 October 2017.Also, employers of domestic workers are urged to register with the labour ministry by no later than 30 November.These developments...

MUN cracks widen

2 weeks ago - 05 September 2017 | Labour

STAFF REPORTER Three branches representing southern members of the Mineworkers Union of Namibia (MUN) have openly criticised a decision taken by the national executive committee to drag other affiliates of...

Shoprite defies court order

2 weeks ago - 05 September 2017 | Labour

South African retail giant, Shoprite Checkers, has gone against the decision of the Oshakati High Court to reinstate two employees who were dismissed for tasting...

Striking fishermen did not listen - Esau

2 weeks ago - 01 September 2017 | Labour

Fisheries minister Bernard Esau has castigated fishermen who embarked on an illegal strike two years ago, saying they did not listen to the authorities. ...

Kasuto ta kondjele oshipundi she

3 weeks ago - 25 August 2017 | Labour

Omupresidende gwoNational Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW)Ismael Kasuto ngoka a kuthwa miilonga omasiku ga piti kelelo lyehangano ndyoka, okwa popi kutya ye otaka...

Govt must protect RCC jobs

3 weeks ago - 24 August 2017 | Labour

National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) secretary-general Job Muniaro says any planned winding up of the Roads Contractor Company is warranted, as long as the...

Kasuto unfazed by legal threat

3 weeks ago - 24 August 2017 | Labour

Under-fire unionist Ismael Kasuto is defending his position as National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) president and has reiterated that he will not abdicate despite...

Infighting plagues NUNW

4 weeks ago - 21 August 2017 | Labour

The National Union of Namibian Workers this weekend removed its president, Ismael Kasuto, in what it says was a properly constituted meeting. The removal...

Namibian professionals demand fair treatment

1 month - 18 August 2017 | Labour

Young Namibian architects, engineers and quantity surveyors yesterday hand-delivered no fewer than 300 curricula vitae to the Ministry of Works and Transport as proof that...

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Boot Nghimtina, says union

1 month - 18 August 2017 | Labour

The Namibia Wholesale and Retail Workers' Union has called on President Hage Geingob to remove the minister of labour, industrial relations and employment creation, Erkki...

Security guards still poorly paid

1 month - 17 August 2017 | Labour

Eight months after the Security Association of Namibia (SAN) and security guards agreed on a 25% wage increase, as few as 25 security companies have...

Job losses are silently rising

1 month - 17 August 2017 | Labour

The Namibia Employers Federation (NEF) predicts that more Namibians will become unemployed in the next few months.This is despite the president's claims that the economy...

MVA Fund workers demonstrate

1 month - 17 August 2017 | Labour

A group of employees at the Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund yesterday held a peaceful demonstration and handed over a petition to management in which...

Local architects threaten legal action

1 month - 11 August 2017 | Labour

A group of Namibian architects and quantity surveyors are challenging a decision taken by works and transport minister Alpheus !Naruseb to seek exemption for 29...

Zimbabwe architects' exemption questioned

1 month - 08 August 2017 | Labour

The exemption of 29 architects and quantity surveyors from from professional competence examinations is being questioned by the Namibia Institute of Architects, which says there...

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