Trade union bargaining strategies in South African multinational companies: Revenue, profit and directors’ remuneration for the retail sector.
Tag: retail sector
Amazon announced it’d would hire 3000 people in South Africa to work ‘virtually’ in various roles. But what does this mean and why should you care?
Economists have predicted massive job losses in South Africa due to covid-19 pandemic. But what does this mean for the retail sector?
As one of the few businesses allowed to operate in South Africa during the covid-19 lockdown, are retailers doing enough to ensure protection and fair compensation of workers?
Trade unions in the retail sector in Africa have found ways of working together and with unions globally to ensure decent work in multinational corporations.
The story of how the future of work will look is still being written and trade unions in Africa must also wield the pen.
We’ve encountered great organising strategies used by women workers in the course of our work. Our member union, SACCAWU, managed to mobilise women working in shopping malls.
Meet the union leader: Philasande Mthethwa, Industrial Field Officer and Organiser at Swaziland Commercial and Allied Workers Union
At 19 years he was assaulted by a Chinese manager at the garment factory he worked and his life changed forever. Here’s Phila’s journey in trade unionism.
Can a global framework agreement help a union to organise? For Swaziland Commercial and Allied Workers Union, the answer is a resounding yes.
We support Global Unions and their affiliates in sub-Saharan Africa to strengthen their bargaining processes and build cross-border alliances.
Trade unions in the retail sector formed an alliance to respond to Shoprite’s expansion into Africa.
This company analysis of Shoprite and its dealings with workers provides a resource base for regional trade unions to engage strategically with the South African retailer.
As Pick n Pay sets up to expand into Africa, it is essential that labour rights, good corporate governance and social responsibility move with it.
The publication summarises our in-depth analysis of Massmart, including the degree of unionisation and other labour-related challenges for trade unions organising at the company.
As Massmart/Walmart expands further in Africa, it is essential that labour rights, good corporate governance and social responsibility move with it.
Who is Shoprite? Where does the company operate? How is it performing? What’s the wage gap at Shoprite?
Who is Pick n Pay Group? Where does the company operate? How is it performing? How much are directors earning and what’s the wage gap?
Who is Massmart? Where does the company operate? How is it performing? What are the minimum wages at Massmart Stores?