Archive for September 10th, 2010

source: Mmegi
Staff Writer

The Directorate of Public Service Management (DPSM) says all government employees, including teachers of the undefined hours of work – who are owed days – will get their back-pay backdated to May 1, 2010.

DPSM director Festinah Bakwena said yesterday that they have agreed with the unions that permanent and pensionable employees whose salaries were calculated based on 20 working days, in line with the old Public Service Act, should be paid their two days as required under the New Public Service Act.

Bakwena said all the affected employees would be paid their two days backdated to May 1, 2010 when the [continue reading]

source: News24
2010-09-10 07:44

Durban – The real threat to SA media freedom is not be the proposed Media Appeals Tribunal but the media’s denial that it has serious inefficiencies, says President Jacob Zuma’s special communications adviser, Zizi Kodwa.

“The African National Congress’s proposed Media Appeals Tribunal is not a threat to the media freedom. The media is,” he said in Durban on Thursday night.

Kodwa was speaking during the debate on the proposed Media Appeals Tribunal and the Protection of Information Bill organised by [continue reading]