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Harassment in the Workplace – Employers to take note of their obligations under the new Code of Good Practice

25 March 2022 Acknowledgements to Bowmans The Minister of Employment and Labour has published the new Code of Good Practice on the Prevention and Elimination of Harassment in the Workplace (the Code) in terms of the Employment Equity Act (EEA). The Code became effective on 18 March 2022 and repealed the Amended Code of Good […]

New SEIFSA COO calls on govt to create a business-friendly environment

25 March 2022 The South African government should focus on implementing a set of policy objectives that make the operating environment in the metals and engineering sector more business-friendly and ensure that the cost of production is lower, industry organisation the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa’s (Seifsa’s) new COO Tafadzwa Chibanguza suggests. […]

LUCIO TRENTINI: Metals and engineering sector needs the state to wake up

8 February 2022 By: Lucio Trentini To view the original article in Business Day please click here SA businesses in the metals and engineering sector have faced enormous challenges over the past few years, with the Covid-19 pandemic compounding an already difficult situation. A shrinking domestic market, declining production, weak production sales, a smaller contribution […]

Wage Negotiations Update – Issue 13

NUMSA CALL FOR CERTIFICATE OF NON-RESOLUTION AND INCHES THE INDUSTRY CLOSER TO POTENTIAL STRIKE ACTION 14 September 2021 At today’s CCMA facilitated MEIBC Dispute Sub-Committee Meeting (held between NUMSA, Solidarity, UASA, MEWUSA, SAEWA, and the SEIFSA Employer Associations, NEASA and SAEFA) NUMSA exercised its right to call for the issuing of a certificate of non-resolution. […]