The precarious status of domestic workers in Brazil

15th Mar 2018 Equal Times 0

With almost 7.2 million domestic workers, Brazil has ratified the International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention 189, covering decent work for those carrying out domestic tasks in the home.

Workers rights under attack

1st Mar 2018 Mzi Velapi CWAO 0

The Casual Workers Advice Office (CWAO) based in Germiston argues that if the proposed amendments to the LRA and BCEA become law, it will be a big defeat for workers and the working class as a whole.

New Labour Law will be a major setback for workers

12th Dec 2017 Carin Runciman 0

On 17 November 2017 three bills were gazetted that propose major changes to the rights of workers through amendments to the Labour Relations Act and the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, as well as the introduction of the National Minimum Wage bill. Taken together these bills represent the rolling back of hard won rights for workers.

Tsogo Sun Hotel workers on strike!

12th Dec 2017 Bernard Chiguvare 0

About 40 employees of Tsogo Sun Hotel have been on strike for week after the company failed to honour its promise to increase wages in July. The workers are demanding that those who have worked at the hotel for a long time be turned into full-time workers.