Today's Labour News

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Cosatu appeals to Zuma to end Umbhaba five month strike - SABC News

Motorist faces charges for traffic cop’s death - IOL News

SAHRC drops labour abuse investigation in respect of Athol Trollip family - News24

Stand-in waste collectors get security escort to do their job in Johannesburg - BDLive

Samwu says Pikitup members not responsible for violence – eNCA

Pikitup strike forces city to direct limited resources to priority areas - EWN

Werker sterf toe sloot ineenstort – Maroela Media

Three-week-long Joburg Pikitup strike: 'It looks, smells awful' – News24

CSIR considers impact of EPR schemes on informal waste pickers - Engineering News

Eskom contractor academy reaches 1 000 graduate milestone - Engineering News

Local govt training authorities commit to raising auto manufacturing standards - Engineering News

Compel hospitals to protect staff against TB, union says - Daily News

Violation of human rights on KZN farm to be probed - SA Govt News Agency

Cosatu slams farmer for attack on 6-year-old by baboon - SowetanLive

Top 50 most common job interview questions - BusinessTech

Too many white senior managers in South Africa: DTI deputy minister - BusinessTech

Release of ‘teachers jobs for cash’ report delayed as people’s lives ‘in danger’ - BDLive

Kids hurt at refuse dump; Pikitup strike blamed for gas explosion - SowetanLive

19 Pikitup-stakers in hegtenis geneem - Maroela Media

City of JHB adamant Pikitup boss here to stay unless investigation proves corruption - EWN

Investing in innovation will push skills development in SA: Ramaphosa - SABC News

Mogalakwena Municipality remains at a standstill due to strike - The Citizen

Opinion & analysis: Labour: bloodbaths and choppy waters - The Citizen

Independent firm to probe fresh corruption claims against Pikitup boss - EWN

Eight face serious charges following Pikitup strike – eNCA

‘No country can achieve economic growth without skills development’: Ramaphosa - TimesLive

Pikitup strike: 19 workers arrested - IOL News

Schools ‘jobs-for-cash’ report delay is 'to save lives' of whistle-blowers - The Star

EFF calls for service payment boycott in sympathy with Pikitup workers - TimesLive

Offending Steve Biko nurse to face music – Pretoria News

City of Johannesburg warns striking Pikitup workers - SA Govt News Agency

Striking Pikitup workers face disciplinary hearings - The Citizen

Pikitup: It’s pick it up or pack up - The Star

Illegal Pikitup strike can no longer be tolerated, says Joburg mayor - EWN

We will defend our Pikitup members, says Samwu – SABC News

People with disabilities need more workplace training - EWN

Pikitup strikers face disciplinary hearing on Tuesday – eNCA

DA against labour minister having power to regulate size and length of UIF benefits - BDLive

Opinion & Analysis: Why we prefer nasty bosses to be horrible all of the time - BDLive

Elderly worker dies after trench collapses - ANN7

Schools ‘jobs-for-cash’ report is on track - The New Age

Walter Sisulu-Universiteit se uitgekontrakteerde werkers staak steeds – Netwerk24

Vavi sit 2 en 2 bymekaar oor JZ, Guptas - Netwerk24

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