Organised Labour lowered its wage demand today with another 2% to 8% and gave up its demand for full paid paternity leave, in an attempt to conciliate the deadlock in Transnet wage negotiations at the Transnet Bargaining Council (TBC).
The Transnet Bargaining Council (TBC) has set down 17 to 19 May 2021 for the conciliation of the wage dispute between Transnet and Organised Labour and appointed a seasoned former Trade Unionist and dispute resolution expert to facilitate the process. […]
Transnet employees were given false hope when they were told in WhatsApp Voice notes by a rival union that they will be allowed to withdraw money from their pension fund contributions in the Transnet Retirement Fund (TRF).
Transnet offered a 1,5% non-pensionable allowance increase linked to the restructuring of Transnet, the shift alignment of all operations to improve efficiency and performance, ensuring that the Ports operate 24/7 and drastic reduction of current leave benefits.
RELOCATION OF THE TNPA HEAD OFFICES TO PORT OF NGQURA
The consultation process between Labour and Management on the relocation of TNPA HQ to Port of Ngqura continued on 16 April 2021 via Microsoft Teams.
Organised Labour today informed Transnet to review its wage offer to its employees tomorrow or else the Unions will have no choice but to declare a dispute and then the Employer must take the consequences thereof.