2022/23 SALARY NEGOTIATIONS The 2022/23 wage negotiations were the longest on record in the PSCBC, and by October parties had still not found each other. The point of contention has been, for one of the unions, the cash gratuity that will be coming to an end at the end of March 2023. NAPTOSA supports the […]
2022 /23 FINANCIAL YEAR SALARY MANDATE SURVEY RESULTS The 2022/23 financial year salary negotiations have concluded. The employer tabled the following final offer: A salary increase for levels 1 – 12 employees in the Public Service, which includes the Non pensionable cash allowance, amounting to R1 000-00 (after tax), as well as a 3% Pensionable […]
SALARY MANDATE FOR FINANCIAL YEAR 2022/2023 The Employer presented a Draft Agreement at a special Council meeting held on 30 August 2022. The contents of the Agreement are as follows: AGREEMENT ON THE PAYMENT OF A SALARY ADJUSTMENT IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE FOR THE FINANCIAL YEAR 2022/2023 1. OBJECTIVE To provide for an agreement on […]
NATIONAL STAY AWAY CALLED BY SOME FEDERATIONS NAPTOSA has NOT called on its members to join the planned National stay away on Wednesday 24 August 2022. FEDUSA, and NAPTOSA as a member organization, have Not supported the call for a stay away, nor notified NEDLAC in terms of section 77 of the LRA of any […]
WOMEN’S DAY 2022 “Women’s Socio-Economic Rights and Empowerment: Building Back Better for Women’s Improved Resilience.” Every year, in August, our country marks Women’s Month. We also pay tribute to the more than 20 000 women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956 in protest against the extension of Pass Laws to women. […]
SOCIAL COMPACT: LEAVE THE GEPF Government has released to social partners, for comment, its 6th draft on a “Framework for a social compact for South Africa”. The compact aims to build a national consensus (that is, we “leave no-one behind”) as part of the process of developing desperately needed levels of social cohesion. The focus […]
WAGE NEGOTIATIONS 2022: SURVEY ON EMPLOYER’S FINAL WAGE OFFER In National News Flash 14 of 2022 members were informed of the developments in the 2022 wage negotiations and the State as Employer’s final wage offer. The offer entailed two options, both of which would see employees- retain the current cash gratuity of R 1 000p.m. […]
“ONLY ONE EARTH” WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY Climate change is “the defining development challenge of our time,” and Africa, as a continent, is the most vulnerable to its consequences, according to the African Union (2015) and the United Nations (UN Environment, 2019). Fortunately, South Arica is one of only six African countries to rank among the […]
DEPARTMENT OF BASIC EDUCATION TEACHER SURVEY ON THE 2022 “RECOVERY -ANNUAL TEACHING PLANS” The Department of Basic Education Teacher Survey on the Recovery-Annual Teaching Plans (R-ATPs) seeks to establish the effectiveness of the R-ATPs as well as the requisite support teachers have received on the use of the “R-ATPs”. NAPTOSA, together with SADTU, SAOU, NATU […]
Membership Update URGENT: Letter to members regarding the Momentum / NAPTOSA Funeral Scheme You are no doubt aware that as a member you qualify for a funeral benefit paid for by NAPTOSA. This funeral benefit is underwritten by Momentum. All members automatically qualify for the benefit. Recently Momentum informed us of changes in the laws […]
NNF 9 of 2022: Salary negotations – survey results NAPTOSA conducted a survey amongst members to finalise its demands. The purpose of the survey was to hear the collective voice of the members to feed into the FEDUSA block of the PSCBC. The Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC) released a market-based compensation comparison report, […]
NNF 8 of 2022: KZN Floods, devastating impact on schooling With the President and many other South Africans, NAPTOSA wishes to extend our deepest condolences to the families of loved ones who lost their lives in the KZN floods. We especially hold the parents, care givers, families and school communities of the nearly 60 learners […]
NNF 7 of 2022: Preparing for 2022 Wage Negotiations The 2022 wage negotiations will be commencing soon for purposes of which NAPTOSA needs to determine its demands to feed into those of the FEDUSA block in the PSCBC (of which we are part), and ultimately into a consolidated demand of all the unions to the […]
NNF 5 of 2022: Shocked!! Constitutional Court judgement on public service wage dispute NAPTOSA is shocked by the judgement delivered by the Constitutional Court today that the State as employer was within its rights to walk away from Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC) Resolution 1 of 2018 by not implementing the third leg of […]
NNF 4 of 2022: NAPTOSA statement on 2022 Budget Speech As is the case with budget speeches, the maiden Budget Speech, 2022, of the current Minister of Finance, Minister Enoch Godongwana, contained a number of positive elements, but also a number of aspects that concern us. As expected, the Minister allocated substantial funding for the […]
NNF 3 of 2022: NAPTOSA statement on State of the Nation Address (SONA), 2022 NAPTOSA welcomes the frankness with which President Cyril Ramaphosa in his State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2022, confronted the problems facing our country, and outlined plans to tackle them. The speech conveyed a sense that, more than before, there is […]
NNF 2 of 2022: Positive start to school year Unlike 2020 and 2021 we have a positive start to the 2022 school year with the announcement by Cabinet on 31 January 2022 that changes to Adjusted Alert Level 1 of the COVID-19 regulations have been approved, inter alia the resumption of schooling to fulltime learning […]
I would like to welcome all NAPTOSA members to the 2022 academic year and wish to extend the best wishes of the NAPTOSA leadership to each and everyone. In 2021 there were many uncertainties at the beginning of the year. First the late re-opening of schools and then the requirement that all staff, including those […]
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