Black Agenda on Work and the Minimum Wage

By BO Staff Writer Yesterday, the Deputy President, main negotiator in the sellout CODESA negotiations and the leader of the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) advisory panel on a national minimum wage, Cyril Ramaphosa, announced a proposal for the national minimum wage to be R3 500 a month and R20 an hour. While …

Wits Matrix workers who were betrayed by Dali Mpofu’s Insourcing Task Team demand justice

By BO Staff Writer Yesterday, approximately 150 Wits workers and students closed all shops at the University cafeteria, The Matrix, in solidarity with four Sizzlers workers who were dismissed in September for eating food from the fast food shop. The workers were dismissed for ridiculous offenses. One of the workers was dismissed for eating a …