news shutterstockIn our Tuesday roundup, see summaries
of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that have appeared since
midday on Monday, 30 May 2016.


OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY

A week after Hammanskraal killings, company that employed workers still silent

News24 reports that a week since two men were killed during evictions in Hammanskraal, the company that employed them has failed to shed light on what went wrong on that day.

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Other internet posting(s) in this news category

  • Gestorwe soldate vereer, at Netwerk24
  • Fourth killer gets 15 years for constable’s death, at DispatchLive


MINING LABOUR

Sibanye won’t soft soap unions after Kroondal strike ended

David McKay reports that Sibanye has said it would remain consistent in its treatment of unprotected strikes following a decision by the Association of Mineworkers & Construction Union (Amcu) to return to work at Kroondal Platinum Mine.

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Government's promise to miners and widows to speed up compensation

eNCA reports that Government says there are plans to speed up the compensation process for mineworkers and their families.

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LABOUR AND POLITICS

SABC’s protest coverage policy 'deeply patronising', says Cosatu

News24 reports that Cosatu said on Monday that the SABC’s decision to stop broadcasting images of violent protests smacked of autocracy and was deeply patronizing.

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SABC says social media politics ban for staff is part of existing policy

TMG Digital reports that the SABC says its ban on staff from making political comments or posting pictures of themselves wearing party regalia on social media is merely a reiteration of its existing policy on social media conduct.

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Other internet posting(s) in this news category

  • Cosatu eis dat SAUK sy uitsaaibesluit heroorweeg, at Netwerk24


EMPLOYMENT EQUITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / TRANSFORMATION

Solidarity, AfriForum to challenge legality of Mbalula’s sports quotas

News24 reports that trade union Solidarity and civil rights organisation AfriForum will on Tuesday announce legal action to be instituted against quotas in sport.

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MISCONDUCT / DISCIPLINE / CORRUPTION

Gupta employees critical of appeal to banks get disciplinary notices

News24 reports that the Gupta-owned Oakbay Investments holding company has instituted disciplinary action against its employees who were critical of a letter in which management pleaded with the banks to reopen its accounts.

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Business misconduct remains unreported, often for fear of victimisation

TMG Digital reports that more than half of South Africans in the corporate turn a blind eye to business misconduct.

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OTHER REPORTS AND ISSUES

Police say goodbye from today to major and lieutenant titles

Cape Times reports on integral changes made to the structure of the SA Police Service (SAPS), which will see several officers around the country being referred to by different titles from Tuesday.

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WEB LINKS TO LABOUR NEWS ARTICLES ON MONDAY, 30 MAY 2016

See our listing of links to labour articles published on the internet on Monday, 30 May 2016 at SA Labour News

 

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