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 on Thursday, 13 July 2017.

Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Why the rise of robots is killing SA manufacturing - BusinessLive

Vrystaat: Nóg twee topmedici vat die pad – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Mashinini described as a champion of workers’ rights – SABC News

Thousands of commuters left stranded in Soweto on Thursday morning - SABC News

Afgesette werkers: Regslui besorg oor hofuitspraak – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Strategie om ooreenkoms in staalbedryf te bereik – Maroela Media

Shortage of urologists means another health crisis for KZN - TimesLive

Disappointed Fedusa says government ‘is not serious’, after missing vital Nedlac meeting - BusinessLive

Solidarity ready to pursue bilateral talks to avoid metals sector strike - Engineering News

Dieretuin: Stakers belet om werkers aan te rand - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Cleaner falls off building in Menlo Park and sustains severe injuries – The Citizen

Special official funeral for Emma Mashinini - eNCA

SANParks responds to imminent strikes at national parks - Lowvelder

Still time to avert strike in metal and engineering sector, says employer body Saefa - SA Labour News

Public Works official nabbed for R1.4m fraud – News24

ConCourt makes landmark ruling for evicted workers – eNCA

Trio of Mpumalanga cop killers sentenced to life - The Citizen

Joburg police reservist shot dead during supermarket armed robbery – News24

DAFF DG’s suspension comes at inopportune time, laments AgriSA - BusinessLive

Police launch manhunt for cop killers – TimesLive

Gems bou nuwe kantoor teen R200 miljoen – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Minister puts forward ICT training at school level – ITWeb

KZN nurses dress in civvies after 'uniform allowance' bungle - Daily News

Abandoned workers left with no food - DispatchLive

Dokter wat uit vergoedingsfonds steel, gevonnis - Maroela Media

Commuters in Soweto left frustrated due to shutdown of taxi ranks - TimesLive

Staalbedryf dobbel met vakleerlinge se toekoms – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

SANParks staff to strike, which could hamper search for four missing lions – BusinessLive

Harmony Gold achieves fatality-free quarter - Mining Weekly

Looming metal workers strike could collapse industry – eNCA

EFF protest at Pick n Pay after boss allegedly orders employee’s brutal beating - The Citizen

Zwelinzima Vavi: I will not vote ANC – EWN

Samwu faction distances itself from members who took Joburg city executive hostage - BusinessLive

How South Africans are getting battered by the recession and high unemployment - BusinessTech

Medical aid tax plan slammed - The Mercury

Nehawu members embark on strike at Agricultural Research Centre - EWN

PnP employee brutally beaten in Ivory Park - Midrand Reporter

Tshwane City guards threaten chaos on Monday over looming loss of jobs - The New Age

Struggle icon and veteran trade unionist Emma Mashinini memorialised - eNCA

SAP suspends SA staff after allegations of Gupta kickbacks – TimesLive

Transnet suspends senior officials for “reportable irregularities” – Business Report

Funding gap at crowded TVET colleges ‘set to widen’ - BusinessLive

Disaster looms for chicken farmers if bird flu virus spreads further – The Citizen

Metered taxis threaten to put a stop to Uber – The Citizen

Chronic shortage of rural doctors in Northern Cape - HTSyndication (The New Age)

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