UASA’s divisional manager responsible for mining industry workers, Franz Stehring, says the union aims at a R2 500 increase
Telkom's announcement that it intends to add 7 800 employees to the thousands of South Africans who have already lost their jobs
Petrol price hike, together with high food prices and debt levels, means hard times ahead for workers
Tomorrow's petrol price hike will increase the financial pressure
UASA welcomes the new Gauteng e-toll dispensation
- 84.5% of South African workers earn a regular wage or salary.
UASA supports the actions taken by SAA acting CEO Nico Bezuidenhout
Company level wage negotiations at the South Deep operations of Gold Fields Limited have just been concluded
It is absurd and blatantly unfair that the business fraternity and hard-working citizens
The suspension of Eskom’s top executives has to be dealt with on two separate levels.
In a strong reaction to media reports the trade union UASA cautions SAA management
The trade union UASA views as unpatriotic and disgraceful Government’s action
The welcome relief on the pockets of consumers brought along by the lower fuel price has been short-lived after all.
Finance minister Nhlanhla Nene should have been a lot braver in his budget speech for 2015.
The cut into state expenditure should been a lot deeper and have resulted in the latter being around 2% of GDP. By leaving the consolidated deficit at 3.9% of GDP, falling to 2.5% in the next fiscal year as per his budget speech is going to leave the economy even more vulnerable and state debt will increase drastically to the extent that it will gradually become unaffordable.
By doing the latter and by increasing personal income tax of individuals, it will have a negative effect on the growth potential of the economy. By increasing personal income tax, economic growth will be lower because of the multiplier effect.
What the minister should have done is to cut deeper into state expenditure