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Budget & Labour Reports

Budget Optimisation from a Workforce Planning Perspective Labour Calculator Reports v9

IR Update: 24 April 2016

DISPUTES, INDUSTRIAL ACTION & DEMONSTRATIONS Buffalo City and Samwu The embattled Buffalo City Metro (BCM) lurched from one crisis to another this week when hundreds of its employees downed tools and took to the streets in protest over promotions, back payments and outsourcing services. The strike caught the city management by surprise as there [...]

IR Update: 10 April 2016

DISPUTES, INDUSTRIAL ACTION & DEMONSTRATIONS Comment: Violence and political interference in strikes In analysing the IR Weeklies during the past two months at least 40% of all industrial action reported involved violence and damage to property. In addition it appears that the EFF in particular are taking a keen interest in industrial action and [...]

IR Update: 27 March 2016

DISPUTES, INDUSTRIAL ACTION & DEMONSTRATIONS Pikitup strike The illegal Pikitup strike is continuing amidst shots being fired at trucks and the SA Municipal Workers’ Union (Samwu) distancing themselves from violence and damage to property. The Labour Court also demanded answers from the union about why the union should not be held in contempt of [...]

IR Update: 20 March 2016

DISPUTES, INDUSTRIAL ACTION & DEMONSTRATIONS Barberton strike meeting violence Makhosonke Magudulela, National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) deputy regional chairperson in Mpumalanga, was forced to cut short his speech to striking miners of Barberton Mines on Thursday when he was warned that there were five people with weapons in the crowd. Police have not yet [...]

Individual Risk Propensity

Individual Risk Propensity & its Impact on Safety

Operational Readiness Journey

MRS continuously builds its knowledge capability in order to stay aligned to legislation and most importantly, the challenges and trends facing business. As part of MRS’s value to contribute to the country, we undertake to share knowledge and research on topical items. Click on the heading to view the first of many presentations: MRS Operational [...]