Retirement fund access: Treasury aims to finalise framework by end of year
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said that he was determined to ensure that officials at Treasury fast-tracked the process to ensure that workers could access portions of their retirement funds.
Cosatu calls on Treasury to expedite R39bn fiscal relief package
On Wednesday, Treasury announced that the relief measures would cost about R39 billion, which would not require borrowing.
DTI plans support for informal businesses affected by theft and violence
The Department of Trade and Industry is exploring ways of extending its support for informal businesses worst-hit by looting earlier this month.
Govt will not borrow to finance fiscal support package - Treasury
The finance ministry and National Treasury held a briefing to unpack the details of the measures meant to cushion workers who lost their jobs and uninsured businesses which were affected.
Govt to move ahead and implement new public sector wage agreement
The agreement secures workers in the public service 1.5% pay progression and R1,000 cash allowance payments for a year.
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On Monday night, the government secured majority support for the settlement, which will see all public servants receiving 1.5% in pay progression and R1,000 in monthly cash payments.
Mchunu welcomes collective agreement in public service wage talks
This follows Monday night's signing of the deal by the majority unions in the Public Service Coordinating Bargaining Council following months of eventful negotiations.
Nehawu, Popcru look to block implementation of new public sector wage deal
On Monday, government managed to secure the support of more unions after Denosa and the Public Servants Association signed the agreement guaranteeing workers a 1.5% pay progression hike and monthly cash allowances of over R1,000 for a year.
Malema says EFF planning to appeal court decision on CR17 bank statements
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) application to have the CR17 campaign bank statements made public was dismissed with costs in the matter that involved 14 respondents.
Court: There's no compelling reason why CR17 bank statements should be unsealed
In a judgment handed down on Tuesday, the court dismissed the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)’s application to have the court seal on the financials statements of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s CR17 campaign for the ANC lifted.
EFF fails in court bid to have Ramaphosa's CR17 bank records unsealed
The party had approached the court to reveal all those who donated to the president's campaign for the African National Congress (ANC) presidency in 2017.
Govt given deadline to respond to Mango workers' grievances over unpaid salaries
The workers have not been paid consistent salaries for months now, with some having gone half a year without pay.
Mango employees left disgruntled as govt mum on salary payments
They have set a deadline of 10 am on Tuesday for the Department of Public Enterprises or management to give answers or they will go court seeking business rescue.
Police to destroy goods confiscated from looters
Although the authorities are tight-lipped about the final destination of the food, appliances and furniture among other items which were looted during the anarchy last week, stores have confirmed they have no use for them while police policy will dictate that it should be dumped.
Makhura: Riots, looting have set back township economy by 15 years
Looters stole indiscriminately targeting big business, as well as small and micro enterprises.
Makhura: We need to go back to drawing board to improve national security
Makhura was reflecting on the lessons government can draw from the lawlessness that gripped parts of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.
Busa looking to launch relief fund for those affected by recent anarchy
With Busa certain that the state-owned insurer SASRIA will not be able to foot the bill for all the insurance claims headed its way, the organisation said it was time to look elsewhere.