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29 May 2017
                       
 
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25 May 2017
 
 
GCIS: Statement on the Cabinet meeting of 24 May 2017
STATEMENT
Cabinet met on Wednesday, 24 May 2017, at Tuynhuys, Cape Town. 1. ISSUES IN THE ENVIRONMENT 1.1. Cabinet is concerned with the rising incidences of abuse and violence against women in our society....
 
 
24 May 2017
 
 
 
SACP denounces disinvesting General Motors acting in bad faith
ECONOMY
The South African Communist Party (SACP) came out in support of workers at General Motors South Africa (GMSA) and its supply chain on Wednesday, denouncing the disinvesting company for allegedly...
 
 
23 May 2017
 
 
 
DTI refuses to release list of black industrialist scheme beneficiaries for fear they will be ‘harassed’
INDUSTRIAL SUPPORT
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies showcased four recipients of government’s flagship Black Industrialist programme (BIP) during his Budget Vote on Tuesday, but astonishingly refused to...
 
 
22 May 2017
 
SAFTU: Inaugural meeting of the National Executive Committee of the SAFTU
STATEMENT
Introduction It is a really remarkable achievement that in just three weeks the South African Federation of Trade Unions has been able to launch a 700 000-strong new workers’ fighting force of 24...
 
 
NUMSA: NUMSA statement on GM retrenchment notice
STATEMENT
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) can confirm that General Motors has issued a notice of retrenchment. Last week GM announced that it would be disinvesting from South...
 
 
19 May 2017
 
 
 
We're not leaving SA over junk status – GM
MANUFACTURING
Vehicle manufacturer General Motors (GM) said on Friday that South Africa's  recent sovereign downgrade to junk status has not influenced its decision to disinvest from the country. In a written...
 
 
Zuma’s Cabinet reshuffle to blame for GM leaving SA – Solidarity
POLITICS
President Jacob Zuma should shoulder the blame for General Motors (GM) South Africa ceasing its operations in the country, union Solidarity said on Friday. “GM’s withdrawal from the South African...
 
 
18 May 2017
 
NUMSA: NUMSA is shocked that GM is disinvesting in South Arica
STATEMENT
The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (NUMSA) is shocked at the news that General Motors (GM) intends to pull its operations out of South Africa. GM informed our members at a general...
 
 
dti: Minister Davies responds to GMSA's decision to exit SA
STATEMENT
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies has  learnt of the announcement by General Motors South Africa (Pty)Ltd to cease some of their operations in South Africa with  regret and concern...
 
 
General Motors pulls out of SA, GMSA to become Isuzu Motors SA
AUTO INDUSTRY
US vehicle manufacturer General Motors (GM) on Thursday announced that it would disinvest from South Africa as part of a global restructuring process. GM South Africa (GMSA) sells the Opel, Isuzu...
 
 
04 Apr 2017
 
KZN: KZN Automotive sector to take a giant leap
STATEMENT
KwaZulu-Natal Province’s automotive sector look set to take a giant leap following a meeting between the CEO of Toyota Andrew Kirby and the MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental...
 
 
31 Jan 2017
 
The Significant Value of Mitigating Circumstances in Misconduct Cases Involving Gross Dishonesty
SA LABOUR GUIDE
Item 3 (4) of Schedule 8 (Code of Good Practice: Dismissal) of the Labour Relations Act, 66 of 1995 provides that it is generally inappropriate to dismiss an employee for a first offence, except if...
 
 
15 Jan 2017
 
CC: Latest decisions by the Competition Commission
STATEMENT
1.  Key decisions on Mergers and Acquisitions 1.1 Proposed merger between Vardospan (Pty) Ltd v Habib Overseas Bank Ltd The Commission has approved, without conditions, the intermediate merger...
 
 
20 Oct 2016
 
 
 
Competition Act: Approved merger: Nissan Motor Co. Limited and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (Gazette 40346, Notice R665)
2016
Competition Act: Approved merger: Nissan Motor Co. Limited and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (Gazette 40346, Notice R665)
 
 
30 Sep 2016
 
dti: Minister Rob Davies concludes Washington, DC visit
STATEMENT
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies has arrived back in the country, following his visit to Washington, DC in the United States for the 15th Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)...
 
 
 
                       
 
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