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 Tuesday, 8 August and Wednesday, 9 August 2017.


Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Wednesday (9 August)

CPUT students help out cleaners on Women's Day – Cape Times

N3 freeway might be reopened by early Thursday morning - EWN

Women make strides in maritime industry – Fin24

‘Politiek en inmenging kelder indiensneming’ - Maroela Media

Man shot dead, 21 arrested in job protest in Tlhabane near Rustenburg - The Citizen

Zama zamas take their chances rather than starve - M&G

Kimberley residents lament high unemployment - SABC News

‘End gender-based violence’: Cosatu takes to the streets on Women’s Day – City Press

Samwu to march on Midvaal Municipality on Thursday - Engineering News

Women in mining struggle, thrive against the odds - SABC News

Could illegal mining be the cause of Bedfordview bridge collapse? – TimesLive

Femme fatale fined R40 000 after sparks flew at Eskom office – TimesLive

E-pos in skelmpie se naam kos Eskom-vrou duisende – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Joburg office of global law firm employs more women than men – Business Report

N3 at Geldenhuis interchange out of use for rest of week after bridge collapse – eNCA

UKZN to review admissions policy as medical school places-for-cash scandal widens - TimesLive

185 klagte, maar senior amptenaar bly in sy pos - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Manana apology an attempt to justify the unjustifiable, says Numsa - City Press

Numsa calls for Manana's head - eNCA

Cosatu marches in North West for end to gender based violence - SABC News

New mining forum aims to industrialise Limpopo - SABC News


Tuesday (8 August)

Assaulted Ocean Basket employee will not lay charges – News24

Gemeenskap verjaag Optimum mynbestuur op vergadering - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Sanef happy with BLF contempt of court ruling - eNCA

BLF considering appealing contempt of court ruling - News24

Whitey kry nou (net) R1,7 mjd. - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Vavi compares Zuma to Adolf Hitler - IOL News

Zuma remains a tainted president, says Nehawu in KZN Midlands - News24

Zuma has no capacity to unite, says Nehawu – The Citizen

Cosatu slams government with latest unemployment statistics – Business Report

The sleeping giant of joblessness: SA’s economic crisis begs change, says Lings - BizNews

MICT Seta boss fingered in corruption claims – ITWeb

BLF‚ Mngxitama in contempt of court for harassing journalists - TimesLive

High court finds BLF, Mngxitama guilty of contempt of court - The Citizen

Politics jeopardising employment in South Africa, says Solidarity - Engineering News

Zwane blowing smoke, responds Chamber of Mines - Fin24

Outsourced security guards protest at Tshwane House – Pretoria News

White manager at Ocean Basket Lakeside in Benoni attacks black employee - The Citizen

Ocean Basket franchise owner slaps, knees worker - TimesLive

Musgrave maid 'confessed' to killing employer – Daily News

Rea Vaya and some Metrobus services in Joburg halted as protests break out - TimesLive

Epping fire destroys furniture factory, no injuries reported - IOL News

Zwane files answering affidavit in Chamber’s revised Mining Charter case - The Citizen

Lonmin accused by Solidarity of favouring Amcu - Business Report

Sanef asks court to find BLF in contempt over intimidation of journalists - eNCA

Lonmin is desperate to preserve jobs - Business Report

'80% van De Aar se mense is werkloos' – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

DA hails W Cape for lowest unemployment rate – SABC News

Shortage keeps poorly qualified teachers in place – BusinessLive

R72, 000 per dag vir uitvoerende hoofde – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Youth unemployment in SA a national crisis, say economists - Fin24

Minister Zwane: Chamber of Mines was consulted on Mining Charter - SA Govt News Agency

Chamber of Mines is blocking blacks, Zwane argues in court papers - BusinessLive

Medical schemes affected by dip in formal job sector - BusinessLive

Shareholder say on pay should be revisited, says head of Eskom pension fund – Moneyweb


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