Wage Negotiations Update: SEIFSA AND NUMSA CONCLUDE HISTORIC AGREEMENT IN RECORD TIME

After three formal engagements SEIFSA and NUMSA have concluded the terms of ahistoric three-year wage agreement for the period 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2027.Following a bruising round of wage negotiations in 2021 which peaked in a three-weekstrike costing the industry in excess of R600 million rand per day in lost revenue, thisyear’s agreement…

Complimentary TESD Webinar 8 November: POPI TES and CLIENT DYNAMICS

The #POPI Act, the Regulations and other protocols have now had some time to “settle in”. There have been a number of major data and systems breaches as well as a first fine issued. #TES and their clients face considerable risk given the nature and extent of personal information beings shared in terms of candidates,…

Cosatu Intended Protest Action

Protest Action and the Labour Relations ActManagement Guidelines on Possible Absenteeism on Friday, 6 October 2023 SEIFSA recommends that management adopt the following course of action in dealing with any stay-away from work on the 6th October. Inform all workers that any absences related to the protest action will be treated on thefollowing basis: The…

Webinar: WORLD EMPLOYMENT TRENDS, TRANSITIONING THROUGH CHANGE

Every year leaders in the field of employment and workforce modelling collaborate to stay abreast of emerging trends, innovation and threats to the employment industry. The topics range from the adoption of technology, through legislation, human rights, social realities and political developments. The session highlights the leading indicators, the beneficiaries and casualties of change as…

Webinar: The Employment Service Act & Pending Amendment Act – impact on Private Employment Agencies

The Employment Services Act (ESA) provides a legal framework within which Private Employment Agencies, including TES, are required to operate. This webinar focused on the current regulations that need to be complied with as well as the pending regulations that add on the issue of Foreign Nationals and Digital Platform workers. Both of these could…

Webinar: The Human Capital and Labour Relations Mega-trends for 2023

The truth is that we have to conduct scenario-planning for the next 5 years in a very disruptive environment. This session looked at the mega-trends impacting TES and staffing solutions and the response required from a HR and labour relations context. Specifically, looking at o Working arrangements o Platform work o Employee wellbeing o Legal…

Why should a TES join the CEA (TESD)?

The Metal Industry Main Agreement (MA) was gazetted by the Minister of Employment and Labour on 7 October and became legally binding on all employers, including Temporary Employment Service (TES) providers, in the metals and engineering (M&E) sector on 17 October 2022. A key and unique feature of the MA is that it does not…

THE BIGGEST INDUSTRIAL SECTORS IN SOUTH AFRICA AND WHY EMPLOYMENT WITHIN THESE SECTORS KEEPS THEM GOING

November (Adcorp BLU) By: Hayden Johnson The manufacturing sector is the fourth largest industry in South Africa – one of the key contributors to GDP growth and a core driver of direct employment. A robust manufacturing industry stimulates growth, which creates demand for employment in other market sectors, such as the service industry, empowering communities…

Now is the time to adapt your leadership with EQ

“Think carefully about change and the impact it has on people.” That’s the relevant advice John Botha offers to leaders and managers in the latest webinar arranged by the Temporary Employment Services Division (TESD). The Leading and Managing with Emotional Intelligence webinar shares a business model for enhanced success, resilience and adaptability. Botha kicks off…

WHY IS THE SA MANUFACTURING SECTOR NOT PRODUCING AT FULL CAPACITY?

By: Louis Van Tonder (BLU by Adcorp) Years before the devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic were felt worldwide, the South African manufacturing sector had been feeling the pressure. Between 2015 and 2020, the total capacity utilisation in the manufacturing sector has averaged only 79.8%. The question remains, why is South Africa’s manufacturing industry not…