Labour

Charcoal industry sets minimum wage

1 day - 16 August 2018 | Labour

Namibian charcoal producers have agreed on a minimum wage for their workers, in addition to a basic standard of living conditions and the provision of free protective equipment and clothing.Moreover, national industry standards are being...

Shoprite saga sparks living wage calls

1 week ago - 10 August 2018 | Labour

Shoprite has been urged to allow its workers to freely join trade unions, with the Trade Union Congress of Namibia (Tucna) saying failure to do so would result in the retailer catching more flak over...

Look beyond retrenchments, mines minister says

1 week ago - 09 August 2018 | Labour

The minister of mines, Tom Alweendo, feels that mining companies should not automatically consider retrenchments when they are struggling but should also look at other options such as reduced production times and salaries.He says when...

Husab workers complain about treatment

1 week ago - 08 August 2018 | Labour

CATHERINE SASMAN Swakop Uranium (SU), the Namibian-registered company that owns the Husab Mine in the Erongo Region, has denied claims that its Namibian workforce is being treated differently than their...

Drive to ensure decent work in Namibia

1 week ago - 07 August 2018 | Labour

The director general of the International Labour Organisation, Guy Ryder (second from the left), signed the memorandum of understanding for Namibia’s Second Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) with government and social partners today.DWCPs have been...

Report on NTB's progress expected by September

1 week ago - 07 August 2018 | Labour

In light of recent allegations of unjust labour practices and mismanagement at the Namibia Tourism Board (NTB), a progress report must be submitted to tourism...

Shinguadja lashes Shoprite as retailer bows

1 week ago - 06 August 2018 | Labour

Grocery chain Shoprite on Friday announced the withdrawal of a N$4.5 million lawsuit against 93 of its workers for losses sustained during illegal strikes in...

Shoprite bows to pressure

2 weeks ago - 03 August 2018 | Labour

Shoprite Namibia has withdrawn a N$4.5 million lawsuit against 93 of its workers who were involved in a strike in July 2015, the company has...

Ultimatum delivered

2 weeks ago - 03 August 2018 | Labour

Shoprite has been given three days to withdraw a lawsuit in which it is suing 93 workers for N$4.5 million following a strike in 2015....

Shoprite mess a govt creation – Tucna

2 weeks ago - 01 August 2018 | Labour

The government's indecisiveness in strengthening labour laws has allowed Shoprite to take its workers to the cleaners, according to the Trade Union Congress of Namibia...

Khaibasen Security accused of unfair labour practices

1 month - 25 June 2018 | Labour

Security guards working at the facilities for the health ministry in the Oshikoto Region, are accusing their employer, Khaibasen Security Services, of unfair treatment and...

Ehangano lyoKhaibasen Security tali ningi nayi aaniilonga

1 month - 25 June 2018 | Labour

ILENI NANDJATOAanambelewa aatonateli yomaliko mboka taya longele ehangano lyoKhaibasen Security momandiki guundjolowele moshitopolwa shaShikoto oya nyenyeta kutya otaya ningwa nayi komugandji gwawo gwiilonga na...

Labour

Union protests against guards riding...

2 months 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....

Ye li ompinge noosekuriti tadhi...

2 months 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...

Retrenched mineworkers on warpath

2 months 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...

60 000 register for jobs

2 months 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,...

Aggrieved LHU workers up in...

2 months 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

2 months 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...

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