October 22

  • Nigeria: FG Uncovers 60,000 Ghost Workers

    Leadership

    The federal government has uncovered a total of 60,000 ghost workers in federal establishments across the country following the staff audit of the federal government ministries,... Read more »



October 21

  • Nigeria: Impending Strike Just Rumours - Health Officials

    Daily Independent

    Health officials in Abuja on Monday denied the rumour of an impending nationwide strike. Read more »

  • Kenya: KNUT Doesn't Back Vote, Says Official

    The Star

    A Kenya National Union of Teachers official has denied it supports Cord's Okoa Kenya referendum. Read more »

  • Kenya: Dock Staff Oppose Berth Privatisation

    The Star

    A row is simmering between dock workers and the KPA management over a container terminal under construction. Read more »

  • Kenya: Dockers' Union Fights for Cut in Pay As You Earn

    The Star

    THE DockWorkers Union Congress of Kenya will fight to ensure the government reduces the Pay As You Earn to 18 per cent of the basic salary down from 30 per cent. Read more »

  • Zambia: Chikwanda Dismisses Lifting of Wage Freeze

    Zambia Reports

    Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda says it is not possible to reverse the wage freeze given the strained budgetary situation of government. Read more »

  • Zambia: Zesco Buys Workers Jubilee Sports Attire

    Times of Zambia

    ZESCO Limited has spent more than K244, 000 on buying assorted sports attire to enable the workers participate in the electricity generating firm's national Golden Jubilee sports... Read more »

  • South Africa: NUM Signed a Wage Agreement With De Beers [press release]

    COSATU

    The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) signed a three-year wage agreement with De Beers after tough negotiations that started in July 2014. Read more »

  • Sudan: Doctors in Sennar, Eastern Sudan, Threaten to Strike

    Radio Dabanga

    On Sunday, the doctors of the Children's Hospital in Sennar, eastern Sudan, announced that they will embark on an open-ended strike, if their demands for a better work environment... Read more »

  • South Africa: Cosatu NW Addresses Workers At Brits Bag Manufacturing [press release]

    COSATU

    The Congress of South African Trade Union has addressed workers who have been retrenched unfairly at Brits Bag Manufacturing. Some were dismissed verbally by the employer in June... Read more »

  • South Africa: Implementation of Sectoral Determination By Department of Labour [press release]

    COSATU

    The Congress of South African Trade Union in the NW calls on the Department of Labour (DOL) in the NW to enforce the law on all companies and individual employers who are not... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Wogu Calls for Implementation of Labour-Friendly Policies

    This Day

    Former Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chief Emeka Wogu, has implored the management and staff of the labour ministry and its parastatals to continue to support the... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: ZB to Retrench 300 Employees

    The Herald

    ZB Financial Holdings is retrenching at least 300 employees by the end of this month in a restructuring exercise aimed at aligning its staffing levels with the current business... Read more »

  • Nigeria: ILO - Weak Employment Growth Depressing Consumption [opinion]

    This Day

    Weak employment growth, stagnant wages and widening inequality are depressing consumption and deterring investment in many countries, the International Labour Organisation (ILO)... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Oyo Recruits 5,300 Teachers, Others

    Daily Trust

    Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State yesterday presented letters of appointment to the 5,300 teaching and non-teaching staff employed for public primary and secondary schools in... Read more »



October 20

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