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 Monday, 7 August 2017.


Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Hospersa ruk op oor griewe na Boitumelo-hospitaal – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Cosatu still wants Zuma out - The New Age

Gauteng police concerned about attacks on Uber drivers - SABC News

Labour Court orders that four SAA executives to be investigated for misconduct – Fin24

Labour Court orders suspension of SAA executives, claims Numsa - Business Report

Exposing the truth about sanitising the sex trade - The Star

Sanef wants BLF leader’s arrest and jail time ordered over intimidation of journalists – News24

In court papers, Zwane calls out Chamber for blocking transformation – Fin24

Harmony myngroep soek oudwerkers wat longsiektes het – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Nkandla ‘fall guy’ sick of postponements in disciplinary hearing - TimesLive

Lonmin issues notice to terminate organisational rights to three unions - The Citizen

Solidarity concerned over loss of recognition at Lonmin - Mining Weekly

Job-shedding in the thousands cause for alarm, says Seifsa - Engineering News

Seifsa indaba seeks solutions to job losses – Business Report

Solidarity condemns attack by KFC six, cautions against double standard - The Citizen

KFC attackers’ actions complicate fight against racism: Solidarity – TimesLive

Strong winds entangle high-rise window cleaner in Durban – The Citizen

Uber SA accused of not caring for safety of its drivers - TimesLive

Family of taxi acid attack victim say it was not racially motivated – TimesLive

Werkloosheid: Dié provinsies het die grootste problem – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Samwu says municipal jobs in Mpumalanga are kept for ANC factions - BusinessLive

Getal werkers in landbou neem af - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Higher Education Portfolio Committee wants probe into alleged corruption at MICT Seta – SA Govt News Agency

Two arrested for trying to hijack Uber driver in Johannesburg – EWN

Jobs and not grants are the only way out of poverty, says Pali Lehohla - Fin24

UKZN med school closure enters second week – The Mercury

Call for corruption probe 23 years after 280 Midrand workers axed - Fin24

NUM stages march to try to halt job cuts at AngloGold Ashanti - Business Report

SA job crisis to worsen in 2017, says Cosatu – BusinessLive

Unemployment in second quarter of 2017 stuck at 14-year high of 27.7% - Moneyweb

Youth vulnerable as unemployment stays at highest rate since 2003 - Fin24

10111 strike back on with potential to escalate – The Mercury

As Zwane blunders over moratorium, mining bleeds jobs - Business Report

SAA pilots set to rebel over Gigaba’s plan to rationalise their incentive scheme - Business Report

NUM threatens mass protest over planned retrenchments in mining - EWN

Zuma is an impediment to SA, says Cosatu in the Western Cape – SABC News

Undisclosed family ties cost City of Cape Town worker his job - TimesLive

Let's raise minimum wages to stave off revolution – Fin24

Traffic Corporation throws Tasima under the bus leaving service providers unpaid – TimesLive

Prasa forks out R1-million a year on bodyguards for fired CEO - TimesLive

Workers no longer the politicians’ ‘sweethearts’, says Vavi – Weslander (limit on access)

Cosatu accuses business of dragging its heels on national minimum wage - BusinessLive

Police seek white ‘scarface’ who attacked Uber driver – The Citizen

Vicious acid attack on Uber driver - The Star

Outrage over fat bonuses for UCT's top management - Cape Times

Fedusa says SA at ‘critical crossroads’ - The New Age

CWU members lash out at Malema - The New Age

The system denies transgender sex workers equality and power - Daily Maverick


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