Five Newsworthy Things in SA 17th October 2022:

News in South Africa 17th October: 1. Transnet strike drags on: Workers from the SA Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) have rejected the Commission of Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA)’s recommendations to try and solve its wage dispute with Transnet. The CCMA Commissioner proposed a settlement between the two parties on Thursday. Estimates are […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 30th September 2022:

News in South Africa 30th September: 1. Eskom employee wage increase: Eskom, which is under unprecedented financial strain, received another blow on Thursday when the CCMA awarded employees a further 1.5% wage increase, backdated to July 2021. The company is under unprecedented economic strain as it burns millions of litres of diesel a day to […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 17th May 2022:

News in South Africa 17th May: 1. Retrenchment and vaccination: Long-standing precedents mean someone who refused a Covid-19 vaccine can be fairly retrenched without being paid any severance, the┬áCommission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) has ruled. In fact, it would not be fair to expect retrenchment pay, the CCMA said. The recent ruling came […]

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