Outa to challenge the Aarto Amendment Act

Engineering News writes that the Organization Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) said on Friday it plans to mount a legal challenge against the amendment of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Act. President Cyril Ramaphosa earlier this year assented to and signed the Aarto Amendment Bill, making it law. Implementation now awaits the law being gazetted with a […]

RBPlat faces 25% wage hike

Business Report writes Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat), which posted a hefty R164 million net loss in the six months to June on teething problems at its Styldrift mine, is facing a 25 percent wage hike demand from the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM). RBPlat chief executive Steve Phiri said wage talks had begun last week. “We are […]

Labour federations embark on massive HIV/AIDS drive

SABC News writes that labour unions representing workers in different sectors such as mining, retail and farming have launched an HIV response campaign named Qina Msebenzi Uphile. The campaign was launched in Johannesburg on Tuesday to raise awareness about the disease in the workplace. Close to 8 million South Africans are living with HIV. The […]