Today's Labour News

newsThis news aggregator site highlights South African labour news from a wide range of internet and print sources. Each posting has a synopsis of the source article, together with a link or reference to the original. Postings cover the range of labour related matters from industrial relations to generalist human resources.

weblinksOur links page provides references to South African labour news reports we have come across on the Internet from Friday, 8 April to Sunday, 10 April 2016

Chronological with latest additions at the top


Sibanye’s deal with Amcu catches flak - The New Age

Amcu claims victory over NUM with Sibanye wage offer - Fin24

Amcu accepts Sibanye Gold new wage offer - EWN

Amcu accepts Sibanye’s new wage offer and calls off strike – Moneyweb

Amcu finally gets its golden moment - City Press

IDC takes on Highveld, but retrenched workers remain at top of preferential creditors - City Press

'Escorts' attack ambulance crew in Eastern Cape - SowetanLive

Cosatu slams 'slave wages' in CDE’s plan for jobs - SowetanLive

With workers back at work on Monday, negotiations continue between Pikitup and Joburg – News24

Strike at Joburg waste removal agency Pikitup comes to an end - eNCA

Ten Metrorail coaches torched at Cape Town station – SABC News

Gideon du Plessis: SA Marxiste moet mooi dink - Netwerk24


Zama zamas link to Lily Mine tragedy - The Citizen

Oakbay writes to Presidency, ministers about possibility of job losses - News24

Eastern Cape top cop booted in national police purge - DispatchLive

Opinion & Analysis: Unions, military don’t mix – The Citizen

Outsourcingmustfall activist Mahlangu must still wait for bail - DispatchLive

NUM angry at Sibanye for offering extra wage hike to Amcu – SABC News

Sibanye giving preference to one trade union at the expense of others, says NUM – The New Age


NUM anger after Sibanye offers extra wage hike to Amcu - Business Report

Unions disappointed with concessions made by Sibanye - Mining Weekly

Pikitup negotiations reach deadlock - SABC News

ANN7 staff told they might not be paid - News24

Pikitup workers trash streets as talks stalemate on Friday - eNCA

Mystery behind OutSourcingMust Fall activist Mahlangu’s disappearance far from over - SABC News

Harsh conditions still prevail in the metals and engineering sector - Engineering News

Guptas quit as company can’t pay staff without banks - Fin24

Uber: ‘Stakende drywers se gedrag is onaanvaarbaar’ – Netwerk24

Assets of three former senior government officials seized - SA Govt News Agency

R400m GWK agriculture deal to create 100 new permanent jobs - SA Govt News Agency

Steel industry at the brink, but Solidarity not convinced of government’s sense of urgency - 4-traders

Uber beefs up security after drivers intimidated in Cape Town – EWN

‘Small number’ of Uber drivers stop partnering amid fare decreases – Fin24

Patients at KwaMashu clinic left stranded on Wednesday by go-slow - SA Labour News

Durban fuel stations running dry even though labour dispute at harbour cleared up - The Mercury

Pikitup strike-resolution talks resume at CCMA on Friday - Business Report

Police warn against adverts requiring job seekers to ‘pay for jobs’ - SA Labour News

NUM says Sibanye’s new deal with Amcu is unprecedented and unacceptable - Mineweb

No end in sight to strike at Shoprite’s Centurion distribution centre - BDLive

SAMA reports 7.6% salary increase from 1 April for public service employees - SA Labour News

Durban harbour road blockage caused by work stoppage ends - SA Labour News

Police break silence on deaths of workers in taxis shot at mistakenly by cops - Cape Argus

Durban port stoppage over - Daily News

Uber reassures drivers over lower fare - Business Report

Terry Bell’s Inside Labour: Not so Proudly South African - Fin24

Hawks boss got job without criminality or competency checks - The Citizen

Protest action halts MiCiTi bus operations in Cape Town on T01 route - News24

Satawu suspends Metrorail strike after failing to overturn interdict - EWN

Pikitup strike: 'Workers have been consistent in their demands' - EWN

Prasa rot ‘not yet uncovered’ by Public Protector, says Satawu - BDLive

Compensation system for injured workers ‘needs overhaul’, says Motsoaledi – BDLive

Lily Mine placed in business rescue as search takes its toll - Business Report

Vantage puts Lily mine operator into business rescue - BDLive

Glencore lays arson charges as strike violence escalates - BDLive

Uber price cut annoys drivers – TimesLive

Now Cosatu enters Jozi’s Pikitup strike fray - TimesLive

Metrorail Western Cape strike called off - TimesLive

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