Tag Archives: CCMA

The Uneven Scales of Justice

  Terry Bell   “A scab’s charter.” This was one published description of the Labour Relations Act (LRA) when it came into being 19 years ago. Because, although the bulk of the Act was warmly accepted by the labour movement, it contained a clause that seemed to undermine its basic precept. Section 76 (1b) allows employers […]

Platinum Strike: Where to Now? [Updated]

  Update: Late yesterday news broke of an “in principle” agreement on a new wage offer between Amcu and the platinum producers. According to www.platinumwagenegotiations.co.za, which is run by the platinum producers, Amcu will be taking this offer to striking mineworkers for a mandate to accept the offer. It is believed that this new offer consists of an […]