by HR Pulse, 8 Oct
Employers need to consider the possible effects of the current push for multi-union workplaces in the context of collective bargaining. Conflicts between new federation unions and COSATU unions may result in union rivalry, extravagant wage demands and regular massive work stoppages as competing unions fight for turf against one another and against employers.
That’s the view of Khomotso Makapane, partner in Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group’s Employment Practice, who says this development, as well as union factionalism, is impacting the labour market in numerous ways.
by Jacques van Wyk , 8 Oct
While the youngest are still being born, the oldest members of Generation Z are now 19 years old and making the journey from full-time education to the workplace. They are eager, digital natives with a unique approach to the concept of work.
New research into the 4G Workplace by Coleman Parkes, sponsored by Ricoh, explores what impact Generation Z will have on businesses and how well prepared they are for accommodating four very different generations under one roof. The findings were surprising.