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Labour Broking in the News - June 2012

30 June 2012   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Zina Girald
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Labour Brokers Communist University | Google Groups
I am very dissapointed by CosatuSACP and others for not raising a matter of labour broking at the right place where all the Branches were present not just ...


Etolling and labour brokers strike General | looklocal Springs
looklocal News is focussed on community and local news about events, entertainment, crime, schools, and municipal issues in the South Africa.

Brokers chided for cheating poor migrants
Bangkok Post
Labour authorities are accusing brokerage firms of under-paying migrant workers and not providing them with sufficient welfare benefits.

CWU march in Pretoria tomorrow against labour broking at Post Office
The Communication Workers' Union in Gauteng will be marching tomorrow to the Union Building and other government buildings in Pretoria to demand a total ...

Daily Maverick The conflict that may define SA's future Labour ...
A court case between one of South Africa's largest labour brokering firms and Cosatu is currently underway in the South Gauteng High Court.

Communication workers are on the march
Independent Online
"We want the labour brokers to go and the Post Office must take over,” said ... of action is, but until the issue of the labour brokers is dealt with, we won't stop.” ...

Labour Brokers | Feint and Margin
Labour Brokers. I have a friend who lives in a squatter camp, in the northern parts of Johannesburg. This guy is not your stereo-typical squatter camp dweller.

No end in sight for Post Office strike as CWU leads march
Business Day
CWU Gauteng head Aubrey Tshabalala said that marches and action would not end until the issues surrounding labour brokers were "dealt with significantly" ...

Union wants Post Office casuals to down tools
Business Day
He said the union wanted labour brokering banned and temporary employees to be ... "We did this because we discovered that labour brokers were not paying ...

Big brokers benefit under proposed laws - analyst
Legalbrief (subscription)
Proposed labour laws will not limit labour brokerage, but strengthen the hand of the biggest role-players in the industry and do little to improve the fate of contract ...

No more SA labour brokers for German chemicals manufacturer
Bizcommunity.com
Lanxess, a German specialty chemicals multinational group with global sales of €8,8bn last year, has permanently appointed 357 workers formerly hired through a labour broker at its Rustenburg chrome ore mine, Business Day reports. Having used a labour ...

Casting agent owes us money, say acting extras
Sowetan
A LABOUR broker who supplies local soapies Rhythm City and Generations with extras is accused of being a con artist who defrauds clients who use his agency to get work. He denies the claims NO PAY: Extras on popular local soapies Generations and Rhythm ...

Out with labour brokers, Nzimande urges
Fin24
Durban - The government should not do business with companies that use labour brokers, SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande said on Monday. Addressing the ninth congress of the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) in Durban, ...

German chemicals maker stops using labour broker in SA
Business Day
LANXESS, a German specialty chemicals company with global sales of €8,8bn last year, has permanently appointed 357 workers formerly hired through a labour broker at its chrome ore mine in Rustenburg. The multinational group, employing about 17000 ...

German chemicals group drops SA labour broker Business LIVE
German chemicals company Lanxess suspends labour broker service in bid to improve employees skills in apparent nod to Cosatu as debate on labour brokers ...

No govt tenders for companies using labour brokers, urges Nzimande
Blade Nzimande, who is general secretary of the SACP and Minister of Higher Education, said today in his address to the National Union of Metalworkers of SA's ...

Labour brokers news - June 2012 - Federation of African - APSO
Vavi wants ANC to act on brokers. The New Age Online Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has told the ANC government to act decisively to end labour ...

Protracted Post Office strike over
Citizen
THE three-month protected strike by labour broker employees at the SA Post Office (Sapo)is finally over. Following talks aimed at ending the strike that had negatively affected and irritated many members of the public, Sapo's head of mail deliveries ...

Post Office, strikers in deal to bar brokers
Business Day
STRIKING postal workers and the Post Office have reached an "interim solution" to phase out labour brokers over three months. The Post Office expects to take about 10 days to clear the mail backlog caused by the strike. Yesterday's agreement, which ...

Post Office's ongoing strike - Set to affect finances
FM.co.za
At the same time the Post Office has been using labour brokers to employ new workers, who earn more than the present workers. This is potentially an unfair labour practice and an example that Cosatu could use in its struggle with government to outlaw ...

Stringent labour legislation
Independent Online
In respect of labour brokers, they do not meet the demands articulated so aggressively by Cosatu over time, but overall, they are not good news for employers either. To be more accurate, they are bad news for business and the economy.

Plan to find workers full-time jobs
Independent Online
By Sipho Khumalo eThekwini metro has embarked on a process to ensure that 3 000 workers serving the city under the "labour brokers” arrangement are granted full-time employment status by 2016. This undertaking was made by eThekwini metro mayor James ...

Blade leads call to cut out labour broker activity in SA
Independent Online
By Sapa The government should not do business with companies that use labour brokers, says SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande. Addressing the ninth congress of the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) in Durban on Monday, ...

Nzimande heaps scorn on labour brokers - Yahoo! News South Africa
Read 'Nzimande heaps scorn on labour brokers' on Yahoo! News South Africa. The government should not do business with companies that use labour brokers ...

Legalbrief - Don't do business with those who use labour brokers ...
The government should not do business with companies that use labour brokers, SA Communist Party general secretary and Minister of Education Blade ...

City drive to create 3 000 jobs
Independent Online
eThekwini metro has embarked on a process to ensure that 3 000 workers serving the city under the "labour brokers” arrangement are granted full-time employment status by 2016. This undertaking was made by eThekwini metro mayor James Nxumalo in his ...

'Out with labour brokers!'
iAfrica.com
The government should not do business with companies that use labour brokers, SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande said on Monday. Addressing the ninth congress of the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) in Durban, ...

'De-tenderise' the state, says Nzimande
Times LIVE
THE government should not do business with companies that use labour brokers, SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande said yesterday. Speaking at the congress of the National Union of Metalworkers, in Durban, Nzimande took a dig at the ...

Push for nationalistion of key sectors
Independent Online
He said the labour movement would occupy streets to force the government to change economic direction and also ban labour brokers. "As workers we want to go to the ANC policy conference and emerge from there with a revolutionary agenda.

Out with labour brokers Nzimande urges | Fin24
Out with labour brokers, Nzimande urges| Fin24|Economy| The government should not do business with companies that use labour brokers, SA Communist Party ...

Nzimande: out with labour brokers
Independent Online
Photo: Sam Clark The government should not do business with companies that use labour brokers, SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande said on Monday. Addressing the ninth congress of the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) in ...

Worker rights under serious threat - Tyotyo James
Politicsweb
We are also in the midst of some gigantic battles, the biggest being the campaign to ban labour brokers and stop the rampant casualisation of employment. No-one who was on the streets of more than 30 towns and cities on 7 th March could doubt the ...

No govt tenders for companies using labour brokers urges Nzimande
No govt tenders for companies using labour brokers, urges Nzimande.

The Citizen Online | Out with labour brokers Nzimande Local News
The government should not do business with companies that use labour brokers SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande said on Monday ...
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