Too Much Togetherness? The Downside of Workplace Collaboration

15 November 2017 – The mere mention of keeping up with overflowing email, constant meetings, and time-sucking conference calls makes many of us groan and roll our eyes. How did we all get so busy?  Read more…


South Africa: Cabinet approves minimum wage bill

3 November 2017 – According to this, workers will receive a minimum of R20 per hour which translates into a monthly wage of about R3 500 for a 40-hour week, and about R3 900 for those who work 45 hours a week. Read more…


7 Critical Skills For the Jobs of the Future

6 July 2017 – Combined with the effects of technological automation on the workforce, this leaves us with a crucial question: What are the skills future generations will need? Read more…


Laborie group re-affirms commitment to negotiated settlements

The stakeholders in the Laborie Dialogue Initiative (LDI), comprising VinPro, Hortgro, FAWU and AWETUC, this week re-affirmed their commitment to the principle of constructive workplace engagement, i.e. ongoing honest and transparent negotiations between employers and employees on matters of mutual interest.