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, 3 August 2017.

Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Train guard assaulted by non-paying commuters – Cape Times

Saftu ‘to join’ 10111 strike if demands not met by next week - EWN

NUM lashes out at jobs 'blackmail' of mining firms - Fin24

Admissions scam at UKZN’s medical school leads to disciplinary action - News24

SANParks strike called off – News24

Black teachers call our kids 'coloured bastards', Klipspruit West parents allege - News24

Race issues plague appointment of school principals – TimesLive

Reports of exodus of senior managers unfounded, says eThekwini mayor - News24

10111 emergency call-centre resumes strike – BusinessLive

10111 call centre strike resumes - News24

Peace restored in labour relations at Parliament - News24

Nehawu: Acting secretary to Parliament solved all our problems in two months - The Citizen

Admissions scam at UKZN may extend beyond medical school – TimesLive

286 UKZN staffers face probe over selling places - Sunday Tribune

Business supports marches planned for Tuesday next week - Engineering News

Stressed South African economy leaves workers depressed - TimesLive

Special grant from Treasury will help resolve beleaguered NHLS: acting CEO - SowetanLive

Comrades, friends remember CWU unionist Matankana Mothapo – IOL News

Ekurhuleni metro employee fired for racist ‘baboons’ remark – TimesLive

Parliament, Nehawu reach 7.5% wage increment – SABC News

Correctional Services warns public of learnership scam - SA Govt News Agency

Education department ‘deeply concerned’ after Klipspruit protest over principal post - BusinessLive

Klipspruit residents want 'serious solutions' from Gauteng premier about school principal - News24

Sibanye restructure takes mining sector jobs hit to 21,000 in 14 days - Miningmx

Zimbabweans get more time for special permit applications – TimesLive

1500 jobs created by Prasa – Business Report

Making women on the beat a force in Ekurhuleni - The Star

DMR denies having implemented mineral rights moratorium - Mining Weekly

SAPS officers look on as Uber driver attacked - BusinessTech

Companies asked to release workers for anti-Zuma protests - eNCA

Sibanye Gold could slash more than 7,000 jobs – BusinessLive

Gold mining bloodbath continues as Sibanye eyes 7,400 job cuts - Fin24

Fawu wants a liveable wage for its members - Berea Mail

Labour Court sets aside 'demotion' of two Western Cape top cops - News24

Sibanye Gold job cuts plan could affect 7,400 employees - TimesLive

Call for more rural health training for medical students - News24

eThekwini Municipality in labour court on Thursday over reinstatement of parks head – Daily News

KZN police arrest suspected cop killer - The Citizen

SAA faces a wage increase protest on Friday, even as it officially runs out of cash - Fin24

Overwork culture is 'unfair to women' – Cape Times

Gauteng education dept disappointed at Klipspruit West protest over appointment of black principal – The Citizen

Vavi on recruitment drive in Buffalo City metro – DispatchLive

Zwane’s activation of mining licence moratorium shows disregard for mining crisis, says Chamber - Miningmx

Joburg mayor accused of being too soft on Sharon Peetz’s ‘corruption’ – The Citizen

Joburg mayor removes Economic Development MMC for alleged misconduct - News24

Putco bus set alight in Soweto on Thursday morning - News24

Damaged overhead wires delay Joburg commuter trains on Thursday - The Citizen

Merger talks a ray of hope that Lily Mine will be reopened - Business Report

‘Gee pa’s verlof en vroue sal floreer by die werk’ - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Relief in sight as strike in metals and engineering sector may be averted - BusinessLive

Cosatu to debate SACP’s decision to contest future polls independently - EWN

SAA staff salaries may not be paid as broke airline teeters - BusinessLive

Annuitisation of provident fund benefits postponed again, this time to March 2019 - Moneyweb

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