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 Saturday, 30 April to Monday, 2 May 2016

Chronological with latest web postings at the top


Bekroonde polisielid voor sy huis in motor geskiet - Netwerk24

130 years of fighting for workers – The Star

Dlamini unfazed by new labour federation - SABC News

Opinion & Analysis: May Day marks the diminished voices of the working class - BDLive

Phiyega will know her fate in 5 weeks - The Star

Biggest salary increases in South Africa in 2016 - BusinessTech

New union idea must be in interests of the workers: Amcu - SABC News

No sex-for-jobs under EFF, promises Malema - IOL News

Solidarity’s Du Plessis: No joy this Worker’s Day with jjobs disappearing, layoffs growing – Fin24

Samwu slams North West municipalities over breach of labour laws - SABC News

Inquiry into Phiyega’s fitness to hold office gets under way on Tuesday – TimesLive

Lonmin’s Ben Magara: Time to acknowledge our unsung miners – Miningmx

Vavi, Jim deliver scathing attack on Cosatu - Mail & Guardian

SACP's Nxesi hits at 'cult figure' Vavi - IOL News

A million small businesses needed to create jobs, says DA – DispatchLive

Workers get no answers from Zuma - Business Report

New labour federation expected by year end - SABC News

'Cosatu too cosy with government': Vavi – eNCA

Worker-led revolution a new battle for the ANC – Business Report

Future of workers depends on the ANC, says Zuma – EWN

Sanral management company, Satawu in conciliation talks over pay increases - eNCA

Cosatu calls on workers to defend federation - Business Report

Political messages dominate Workers’ Day events - SABC News

Mpumalanga MEC warns lazy medical staff – The New Age

Phiyega faces a tough five weeks - The New Age

Plans underway to hold founding congress for new workers’ federation - EWN

Prasa, Satawu weer in hof oor stakers - Netwerk24


Lily Mine workers unpaid – The New Age

Rotating night shift death risk - Cape Times

New trade union federation must work for its members: Vavi - SABC News

IFP leader concerned about high levels of unemployment - SABC News

AngloGold officials to visit Savuka mine shaft once it’s safe - EWN

Fight exploitation by standing together, EFF tells workers - News24

Cosatu has stood the test of time: Dlamini - SABC News

Rebel unions await go-ahead from members for formation of new labour federation - Sunday Independent

Breakaway unions launch jobs campaign - eNCA

Teti Traffic, Satawu head for conciliation over 130% pay hike demand - SABC News

Union movement fragmenting at alarming rate, says Vavi – City Press

New union federation not for the lazy, says Vavi - News24

‘Leave Cosatu, join us’, is Numsa's call to workers - News24

President Zuma calls for end to exploitation of workers - eNCA

Thousands attend Cosatu’s May Day rally in Durban - Business Report

Cosatu 'shop stewards for the Guptas', says Numsa president – Mail & Guardian

How unions have boosted pay, job security in democratic SA – TimesLive

Employment equity: What’s really going on? - City Press

New federation’s got a battle ahead – City Press

Vavi: We will do it differently - City Press

Blade comments on new labour federation – Business Report

Tripartite alliance leaders appeal for ANC votes at Cosatu’s May Day celebration - BDLive

Government committed to workers' rights - SA Govt News Agency

Unions must put economic growth & workers' interests first, says Vavi - EWN

The new struggle is the struggle for jobs, says DA’s Maimane - SABC News

Cosatu, SACP reaffirm support for ANC - The Citizen

Phiyega’s day of reckoning draws closer - Sunday Independent

Sovereignty Campaign mobilises masses to march against bread price increase – SABC News

Post Office workers adamant about downing tools - SABC News

Opinion & Analysis: Workers’ Day, a good time to reflect - BDLive

Vavi to speak at Mehlareng Stadium on Workers' Day - News24

Unions throw weight behind new labour federation – eNCA

Zuma in Tshwane for Workers' Day - News24

Cosatu to mark 30 years with Workers Day rallies - EWN

Unions host rallies to reach workers on May Day – eNCA

Gideon du Plessis: Werkersdag bied min om te vier - Netwerk24

Topbestuur: 50%-teiken eers teen 2036 bereik - Netwerk24


Anglo Gold officials to visit Savuka mine shaft once it’s safe - EWN

Vavi says workers need an independent labour federation - EWN

Workers to celebrate May Day at Green Point Stadium - SABC News

Two mineworkers killed following earth tremor in Carletonville - EWN

Stop organising in same pool, Vavi tells unions - Business Report

Delegates arrive for Workers Summit – Business Report

Zuma must fall‚ but so must the ANC and white monopoly capitalism‚ says Numsa - TimesLive

Buffalo City strike over, but workers still not satisfied with R75m deal - DispatchLive

New memorial in Stellenbosch recognises EMS staff lost in line of duty - eNCA

Opposition, Numsa urge NPA to reinstate Zuma corruption charges – eNCA

Two miners die underground at AngloGold mine - ANN7

Treindienste in Wes-Kaap nog nie reg - Netwerk24

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