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Nedlac: Compulsory Vaccination

16 September 2021 Please see note below regarding an update on the latest and emerging thinking on this topic which was provided by Mr Jonathan Goldberg, BUSA Business Representative on NEDLAC. COMPULSORY VACCINATION Following a discussion at Nedlac this morning we thought we would share some thoughts with you in respect of compulsory vaccinations. It […]

Construction and building material sales positive news for the economy in challenging times, says SEIFSA

16 July 2021 By: Mpho Lukoto To view the original article click here The improvement in the sales of construction and building material is encouraging amid the challenging economic environment, the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) said today. Wholesale trade sales data released by Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) today showed an increase […]

SEIFSA FIRMS-UP ITS THREE YEAR WAGE OFFER, ON MINIMUMS LINKED TO A SPECIAL PHASE-IN DISPENSATION FOR INDUSTRY

6 July 2021 Negotiations on the 5th July held between SEIFSA representing the 19 affiliated Employer Organisations, NUMSA, Solidarity, UASA, MEWUSA and the SAEWA at the MEIBC, facilitated by a Senior CCMA Commissioner, continued with SEIFSA firming-up its offer on a three-year wage deal, on scheduled rates linked to a special phase-in dispensation for employers […]

LATEST EMPLOYMENT NUMBERS REFLECT A TURBULENT PATH TO ECONOMIC RECOVERY, SAYS SEIFSA

29 June 2021 By: Mpho Lukoto To view the original article click here The Quarterly Employment Statistics (QES) data released today by Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) reflect South Africa’s turbulent path to economic recovery amid the deepening negative impact of COVID-19 restrictions on the economy, the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern African (SEIFSA) said […]

MAIN AGREEMENT WAGE NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE ISSUE 4

22 June 2021 SEIFSA TABLES THREE YEAR WAGE OFFER, ON MINIMUMS LINKED TO A SPECIAL PHASE-IN DISPENSATION FOR INDUSTRY Negotiations on the 21st June held between SEIFSA representing the 19 affiliated Employer Organisations, NUMSA, Solidarity, UASA, MEWUSA and the SAEWA at the MEIBC, facilitated by a Senior CCMA Commissioner, ended with SEIFSA tabling a three […]

PRODUCER PRICES CONTINUE TO RISE, INDICATING COST PRESSURES AT INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION LEVEL, SAYS SEIFSA

1 June 2021 By: Mpho Lukoto To view the original article click here JOHANNESBURG, 27 MAY 2021 – The rise in producer price inflation (PPI) is indicative of the cost pressures manufacturers are currently facing as a result of rising input costs, the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) said today. According to […]