As the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) continues to insist that e-tolling tariffs are affordable - trade union federation, Cosatu, has called for the suspension of the project. Sanral CEO, Nazir Alli, defended the project saying proposed prices and discounts would make it affordable for most motorists. “We’ve tried to making the tolling system tariffs [...]
While job creation is paramount, workers rights would also receive special attention through changes to the current labour legislation, says President Jacob Zuma.
Speaking during his State of the Nation Address last night, Zuma noted that worker security was key in government’s aim to create decent work.
Referring to the controversial amendment bills published on 17 December 2010, which are aimed at regulating labour broking in the market and increasing permanent jobs for workers – Zuma noted that a review of legislation was necessary.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) have welcomed the cabinet reshuffle announced recently by President Jacob Zuma. In a statement, the DA says the move is a positive indication of renewed focus on accountability and welcomes the changes to the executive. In particular, the DA hailed the removal [...]