Labour

Rosh Pinah Zinc workers want specialist fired

21 hours ago | Labour

Workers at the Rosh Pinah Zinc Mine have given management four working days to remove its employee relations specialist, Angeline Barnard-Hagen, or face “unforeseen action”.In a petition, the workers express their disgruntlement about the “unbearable”...

Union wants non-compliant retailers to go

21 hours ago | Labour

The Namibia Wholesale and Retail Workers Union (NWRWU) has demanded that the minister of labour call retailers that exploit workers to order. The union claims that large companies with huge turnovers are employing casual workers...

‘The public is left out’

2 days ago - 22 February 2017 | Labour

JANA-MARI SMITH The Trade Union Congress of Namibia (Tucna) yesterday slammed the way in which public consultations are handled by the government, specifically the cabinet and the National Assembly.“We have...

Police remove protesters from Walvis Bay harbour

4 days ago - 20 February 2017 | Labour

About 40 casual workers of the Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) were removed by the police last week after they had been camping illegally in front of the Namport offices in Walvis Bay.More than 250 workers...

MUN accuses Rosh Pinah of victimisation

1 week ago - 17 February 2017 | Labour

The Mineworkers Union of Namibia (MUN) has accused the Rosh Pinah Zinc Mine of appointing an employer relations (ER) specialist to get rid of workers that went on strike in 2016.In a statement issued Wednesday,...

Farmworker claims ill-treatment

1 week ago - 16 February 2017 | Labour

A woman who worked close to 30 years on a farm claims she was given 24-hours' notice by her employer to vacate the land after...

NTTU blames govt for incompetence

1 week ago - 15 February 2017 | Labour

The Namibia Transport and Taxi Union (NTTU) has blamed the stagnation of the public transport regulations on incompetence or the wilful inaction by some government...

'Geingob must get rid of A-Team'

2 weeks ago - 06 February 2017 | Labour

President Hage Geingob has been urged to do away with his advisory team by trade unionist Mahongora Kavihuha, who made the call in a statement...

NUNW calls for local ownership, local jobs

2 weeks ago - 06 February 2017 | Labour

The National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) has reiterated a call on the government to insist on 50% shareholding in all local mines on behalf...

Skorpion Zinc workers redeployed

3 weeks ago - 31 January 2017 | Labour

Skorpion Zinc Mine and Refinery has confirmed that it has notified 278 of its 1 500 employees that they will be redeployed after the company...

Managers unsettle factory workers

1 month - 20 January 2017 | Labour

Workers from Embwinda Fishing, formerly known as Cadilu Fishing, handed over a petition to their management voicing their grievances against two of the company's employees....

Oosekuriti otadhi mono iihuna

2 months ago - 12 December 2016 | Labour

Ehangano ekeeli lyomaliko lyaNamibia otashi vulika li falwe kompangu mbala sho okambaapila kondjambi yomuniilonga ka ulike kutya ehangano ndyoka natango otali futu aaniilonga ondjambi yopetameko...

Labour

New minimum wage for guards

2 months ago - 05 December 2016 | Labour

A national festive-season strike by security guards was averted at the eleventh hour last week when unions and security companies reached a minimum wage agreement...

Wage talks on hold at...

2 months ago - 01 December 2016 | Labour

Namibia Transport and Allied Workers'' Union (Natau) general secretary John Kwedhi told Namibian Sun that he was pleased that the TransNamib management and workers amicably...

Unrest at Mass Housing site

2 months ago - 30 November 2016 | Labour

Some Mass Housing houses built by the Delta Group in Swakopmund were nearly destroyed by a group of about 50 of the company''s employees last...

Outstanding N$20 million halts work

3 months ago - 14 November 2016 | Labour

Construction on the first phase of the Windhoek to Hosea Kutako International Airport road was suspended on Friday due to non-payment of N$20 million. The...

DTA forging ahead with national...

3 months ago - 10 November 2016 | Labour

DTA secretary-general Manuel Ngaringombe says the party is busy dealing with the issue of the striking fishermen and said that the national strike of unemployed...

Security guards' jobs at stake

3 months ago - 08 November 2016 | Labour

The threat of a December security guard strike will be a gut punch not only to security service customers, but also to security guards and...

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