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, 14 July to Sunday, 16 July 2017.


Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Sunday (16 July)

DA says Eskom’s plans to pay executive bonuses ‘pure insanity’ - EWN

Still no sign of eight missing Eastern Cape fishermen – IOL News

Neasa vs. Numsa: Wie gaan bes gee? – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Saftu on track to subscribe million members by December – SABC News

Eskom confirms executives, including Brian Molefe, to get bonuses – eNCA

Eskom mum on R5.5m bonus bonanza for Molefe, Koko and Singh - Fin24

DA calls on Minister Brown to reject bonus request for Eskom executives - eNCA

This is what the perfect CV looks like in 2017 - BusinessLive

We're not broke, says Eskom after report on executive bonuses - News24

One dead, eight missing at sea as fishing boat capsizes near Cape St Francis – News24

Myners: om te werk met 'n valbyl oor jou kop - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Arbeid: Makelaars nou na hoogste hof - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

NUM says Chamber of Mines action on new mining charter attacks transformation battle - EWN

Home Affairs confident negotiations with unions on Saturday work will yield positive results - EWN

Water Minister axes her director-general after just six months on the job – City Press

Claim that SABC ‘plotted’ dismissals of 138 staffers over medical aid fraud - City Press

DAFF director-general suspended for ‘questioning contract’ – City Press

Lily Mine tragedy: Long wait for the truth – City Press

How low can they go in setting metal and engineering wages? – City Press

Labour brokers take fight over status of workers to ConCourt - City Press

No clear financial plan on NHI scheme - City Press

Opinion: When too much is still not enough for executives - BusinessLive

Hof bevind vrou se varkies almal op hok; werk dok op - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Broke Eskom to splash on bonuses for Molefe, Koko – Sunday Times

New twist in case against Secretary to parliament Mgidlana - Sunday Times

SACP wooing Cosatu in bid to run for elections - Sunday Times

Mining sheds jobs and mothballed mines unlikely to be reopened - BusinessLive

Meer geld, maar minder onnies - Netwerk24 (limit on access)


Saturday (15 July)

BLA pleased with Zuma response following march over work for black lawyers - EWN

Mourners say Emma Mashinini lamented the direction SA is taking – eNCA

Spike in illegal evictions at Western Cape farms – Weekend Argus

Saftu to hold a feedback rally in Limpopo on Saturday - SABC News

Still no action against police who shot at taxi killing two McDonald’s workers – Weekend Argus

Numsa wins victory for temporary workers in Labour Appeals Court - News24

LAC contract workers ruling a victory for workers, says Numsa’s Jim - The Citizen

Mbalula woon polisieman se begrafnis by – Maroela Media

Home Affairs’ offices stay closed on Saturdays as talks with unions continue - EWN

Vavi admits he was wrong about Mbeki - eNCA


Friday (14 July)

Vavi asks ANC MPs not to throw away SA's future - eNCA

Government must prioritise use of black lawyers: Zuma – eNCA

Cosatu: Mbeki has shied away from his own mistakes – EWN

Zwane under fire for bowing to firms on Mining Charter – Fin24

Ekurhuleni metropolisie fnuik bende wat zama-zamas wou beroof - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Plasing van verpleegstudente ‘nie agter’ - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

NUM 'shocked' after implementation of new Mining Charter put on hold – Business Report

Cosatu furious that changes to Unemployment Insurance Act delayed due to typos - BusinessLive

Solidarity seeks out govt collaboration on solution to high winter power rates - Engineering News

Government bows to pressure, puts implementation of Mining Charter on hold - BusinessLive

“Where must we go?” ask sisters facing eviction from wine farm - GroundUp

Hospersa files notice for wage strike at national parks from Monday morning - EWN

State medical aid Gems to build a new R200m head office - SA Labour News

10111: ‘Ons staak volgende week’ - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Murdered police reservist's family bereft – The Star

Popcru up in arms over poor working conditions in Bloemfontein satellite police station - SABC News

Suspended DAFF director-general doesn’t know what the charges against him are - TimesLive

Battle of the brands as popular clothing stores shut down in SA – Fin24

ConCourt backs eviction of axed group of workers - The Citizen

Soweto taxi commuters fear for their safety - EWN

Labour Appeal Court victory for workers hired by brokers - BusinessLive

Mbeki says South Africa lags behind in job creation - SABC News

Degrees are useless without a work permit, says Zimbabwean graduate - Daily Maverick


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