Fight for $15

South Africa: Labour On National Minimum Wage

press release<p>National Minimum Wage applies to all employees, Department of Labour tells unions and other stakeholders<p>The National Minimum Wage (NMW) …

Africa

South African Govt Keeps Unions Abreast of Workers' Minimum Wage

South African Opposition Party Rejects Minimum Wage Proposal<p>A report by the National Minimum Wage Advisory Panel has recommended a minimum wage of …

South Africa

These Are All The Attempts The Tories Made To Appeal To Young People In The Budget

The Tories have a problem with young voters. They made some attempts to remedy that in this year's Budget.

Philip Hammond

Wage Theft Rampant in Australia's Migrant Workforce, Study Shows

Large swaths of Australia’s migrant workforce are being paid just over half the national minimum wage, according to a new study.<p>Some 32 percent of …

University of New South Wales

Not just Roy Moore and Hollywood: Unions have a sexual harassment problem

SEIU's Fight for $15 has vowed repeatedly to reduce sexual harassment in fast food restaurants. It should stop throwing stones from a glass house.<p>From producer Harvey Weinstein to actor Kevin Spacey, Hollywood’s reputation has been rocked by sexual harassment allegations. But the movie industry’s …

News (U.S.)

CitySprint accused of 'making a mockery' of employment rights

Union criticises courier firm after it changed workers’ contracts rather than give them minimum wage and holiday pay<p>Courier firm CitySprint has been accused of “making a mockery” of Britain’s employment rights system after changing couriers’ contracts rather than handing them the minimum wage and …

Business

Uber loses landmark employment rights case in the UK

Ride-hailing app Uber has lost its appeal against a landmark ruling ordering it to treat its drivers as employees.<p>The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) on Friday (October 10) rejected Uber’s argument that it is merely an agent that connects drivers and passengers, upholding an earlier ruling that …

Uber

Explainer: what exactly is a living wage?

Australia’s national minimum wage should become a “living wage”, according to a new campaign from the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU). But …

Basic Income

CCMA has an eye on agriculture sector

JOHANNESBURG - The commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) wants to team up with the crucial agriculture sector, which helped …

Agriculture

7 times the Tories let down British workers – and why they won’t protect you now

After years of watering down and blocking workers’ rights, you can’t trust Conservatives to guard them as we leave the EU.<p>The Tories have told us …

Brexit

Amendments to labour laws up for discussion

The introduction of a national minimum wage policy and proposed amendments to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act and the Labour Relations Act …

Business (South Africa)

Trump now aiming to reverse an Obama-era rule on restaurant tips

When it comes to restaurant tipping, the Trump administration apparently thinks socialism is best.<p>The Labor Department has notified the Office of Management and Budget that it intends to rescind an Obama-era rule preventing restaurant owners from pooling servers’ tips with kitchen staff.<p>The rule …

One group would greatly benefit from raising the minimum wage — and it shows how America has failed them

• <b>Approximately 1.8 million veterans in payroll jobs across the US would get a raise if Congress raised the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2024, a study by the Economic Policy Institute found.</b>• <b><br>Nearly two-thirds of the veterans who would get the raise are age 40 or older, over 60% have some</b> …

Social Justice

U.S. Labor Leaders Confront Sexual Harassment in Their Top Ranks

Richard Trumka, the head of America’s biggest labor organization, opened its October national convention in an unusual way: the AFL-CIO president …

Sexual Harassment

How to check if your family is eligible for 30 hours of FREE childcare from January 2018

More free childcare places in Staffordshire have been announced.<p>Families of almost 4,000 children in Staffordshire took up the offer of 30 hours’ …

Birmingham, UK

More SEIU leaders ousted after sexual harassment allegations

While not on a par with what is happening in Hollywood, the SEIU has its own sexual harassment scandal going on. Buzzfeed reports that one union …

Conservative View

Massive Leftist Union's Execs Hit By Allegations Of Sexual Harassment

The Services Employees International Union (SEIU), the second largest union in the nation, a huge Democratic Party supporter, and representing a …

Conservative View

Policy on sleep-in pay could have dire consequences for people needing care

New guidance means providers are being forced to pay for the government’s mistakes, and puts the future of the care industry at risk<p>The government’s latest policy update on sleep-in shift pay has once again put the future of the UK care industry at risk.<p>Some may be forgiven for hoping that given …

Health Care

Cabinet gives SA's minimum wage the nod

File: Cabinet has approved a national minimum wage and wants it to take effect in May at R3200 a month. Photo: REUTERS / Valentyn …

News (South Africa)

SA approves National Minimum Wage Bill: Is R20 an hour good enough?

Image Credits:<p>Labour rights for South Africans look set to improve, following the government’s approval of the National Minimum Wage Bill.<p>The …

Social Justice

Nigeria: Buhari's Govt Has Created Seven Millions Jobs - Minister

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige, says the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has created up to seven million jobs so …

Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria: Govt Okays Composition of Minimum Wage Committee

Abuja — President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the membership of the proposed National Minimum Wage Committee to be inaugurated soon.<p>The Minister of …

Minimum Wage

National minimum wage of R3 200 per month to be implemented in May 2018

President Jacob Zuma’s cabinet has approved the implementation of the national minimum wage and government policy and wants it to take effect in May …

News (South Africa)

SEIU Ousts Senior Leaders for Abusive Behavior Toward Women

The Service Employees International Union, the second-largest labor union in the U.S., has fired a senior staff member and accepted the resignation …

Employment

Cabinet approves minimum wage bill

Cape Town - Cabinet approved the National Minimum Wage Bill during its fortnightly meeting on November 1. The draft legislation will now be referred …

Business (South Africa)

The Organizing Director Of The Fight For 15 Has Resigned Amid Harassment Investigation

Kendall Fells, national organizer for the minimum wage campaign, has resigned, and Mark Raleigh, the director of the Detroit chapter, has been fired.<p>Two more top organizers have left the Service Employees International Union Thursday — one resigned, one was fired — in connection with an ongoing …

National minimum wage to be implemented in May 2018

President Jacob Zuma's cabinet has approved the implementation of the national minimum wage and government policy and wants it to take effect in May …

Social Justice

Now MPs get a chance to discuss national minimum wage

Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi says the the wage bill, along with others, will make its way to Parliament for ‘engagement and …

Business (South Africa)

Cabinet says yes to R20 an hour national minimum wage

JOHANNESBURG - Cabinet has approved draft legislation to introduce a minimum wage of R20 per hour from May next year, the Ministry of Labour said on …

Cyril Ramaphosa

Claims Guptas inflated Oakbay price, and Cabinet approves minimum wage bill

Cape Town - Thursday's top economic and finance reads.<p><b>Guptas inflated Oakbay price through trading by Singapore firm</b><p>The Gupta family inflated the …

Business (South Africa)