Labour

Vugs fights removal from NAC board

4 days ago - 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 her from the board on Thursday.Last week, Mutorwa announced changes...

'I am not a monster'

1 week ago - 11 October 2018 | Labour

Chief Joseph Gomoseb has accused the labour ministry of protecting Abraham Blaauw, an Otjozondjupa farmer who is allegedly maltreating and exploiting San workers.However, Blaauw has rejected the allegations.“That is simply nonsense. I am not a...

NBC strike ends

2 weeks 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 initially refused to enter the broadcaster's premises to be informed...

TransNamib staff warned about illegal strike

3 weeks 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 its work premises. CEO Johny Smith on Tuesday informed all...

Katiti drags NIP to labour commissioner

1 month - 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 Office of the Labour Commissioner.This was confirmed by NIP board...

Tantalite retrenchments ruffle feathers

1 month - 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

1 month - 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

1 month - 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...

Security industry still in trouble

1 month - 24 August 2018 | Labour

A threatened protest by members of the Namibian Independent Security Union (NISU) against a government contract with a security company accused of not paying minimum...

Ongwediva focuses on community development

1 month - 24 August 2018 | Labour

Over the last three financial years, the Ongwediva Constituency in the Oshana Region has spent N$4 million on community development projects.The money was used to...

Maternity leave revisited

1 month - 21 August 2018 | Labour

The government is considering extending paid maternity leave from 12 to 14 weeks.Unam economics professor Omu Kakujaha-Matundu says “anything that will strengthen the support to...

Charcoal industry sets minimum wage

2 months ago - 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...

Labour

Look beyond retrenchments, mines minister...

2 months 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...

Husab workers complain about treatment

2 months 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...

Drive to ensure decent work...

2 months 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...

Report on NTB's progress expected...

2 months 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...

2 months 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 months 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...

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