Reacting to the breaking news that the SKA will be shared and built in SA and Australia, the trade union UASA congratulates the Minister of Science and Technology and her team for doing an excellent job in ensuring that we will share the location for the world's most powerful radio telescope, the Square Kilometre Array, as announced by the scientific consortium in Amsterdam today.
The trade union UASA is most dissatisfied and somewhat irritated by the fact that next to nothing has been done as such to stop the soon expected decanting of acid mine water in central Johannesburg, and particularly Gold Reef City.
The trade union UASA and other trade union parties reached a deadlock in its wage negotiations in the National Bargaining Council for the Sugar Manufacturing and Refining Industry late on Friday night, 11th May 2012.
The fact that many workers have been employed in temporary positions by the post office for the past 10 years and despite various agreements with management still have not been permanently employed, make the prolonged strike by frustrated Gauteng Post Office workers understandable.
Postnet Strike: As you may be aware, the South African Post Office has been experiencing service interruptions for some time. This is due to an ongoing labour dispute involving contract workers and labour brokers.
The Momentum Household Wealth Indicator released today shows that the financial wellness of South African households is under pressure. Most households need to work for an income, says the report, and there is not enough planning to allow their income to work for them.
To keep your job in today’s work environment, will take more than just showing up on time every morning – you must make yourself indispensible!
Nobody is immune against the effects of the international economic crisis. People lose their jobs on a daily basis, while those who are still lucky enough to be employed have to go full out to keep on receiving that salary check at the end of every month.