Zevenwacht employees should not be dismissed. However, to stress the importance of compliance with picketing rules and a court order, which compliance is fundamental to upholding the rule of law in society, it is appropriate that the employees be given a final written warning for breach of picketing rules andContinue Reading

Who is presiding as commissioner over our Dis-Chem member’s arbitration hearings? One of NUPSAW grievances is that she uses her agency, Labour Elite agency when she is handling the arbitration hearings on the charges that Dis-Chem holds against our members. The charges they have against us are about NUPSAW membersContinue Reading

The strike at Dis-Chem Pharmacies which had its offset on 16 November 2018 officially ended today, 10 April 2019, with workers going back to work. Dis-Chem announced that many of the strikers will be dismissed and that disciplinary action will be taken for misconduct during the strike. However, as muchContinue Reading

Early Retirement of Public Servants without penalization of pension benefits. On 4 April 2018 the Employer made a presentation during the negotiations in the PSCBC facilitation process, quoting President Ramaphosa’s statement during the State of the Nation Address as follows: “Growth, development and transformation depend on a strong and capable state.Continue Reading

Public service co-ordinating bargaining council (pscbc) resolution 1 of 2018: agreement on the salary adjustments and improvements on conditions of service in the public service for the period 2019/2020.  PSCBC Resolution 1 of 2018 provides among others for the following cost of living adjustments for employees on salary levels 1Continue Reading

All the disputes and ongoing strike between NUPSAW and DIS-CHEM PHARMACIES has been settled on 27 March 2019. The parties agreed in short as follows: Date to Return to Work The employees will return to work on 10 April 2019, which is officially called the End Date of the strike,Continue Reading

NUPSAW received feedback from Dis-Chem late last night on our submissions and communications to them. NUPSAW is now trying to secure a meeting with Dis-Chem Pharmacies to finalise and sign the agreement that NUPSAW will table so that workers can go back to work.

Increase of Levies: From 01 April 2015 to date, the PHSDSBC has been funded by a levy contribution of R5.00 per employee and R5.00 per employee from the Employer (a total of R10.00). The contribution of R10.00 referred to can no longer sustain the strategic objectives and operational functions of theContinue Reading