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, 11 August to Sunday, 13 August 2017.


Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Sunday (13 August)

Loss-making mines can’t drive development, says Lonmin CEO - Fin24

Mpumalanga workers get opportunity to lodge Compensation Fund claims – SABC News

UV dank senior dekaan af - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Job losses on the up in SA's agricultural sector – eNCA

KZN records highest employment gains in SA after two economic downgrades - Sunday Tribune

Staff cuts put spotlight on KZN Rugby Union, foul play suspected – Sunday Tribune

Graduates join jobless queues – Sunday Tribune

Crackdown on suspended KZN doctors – Sunday Tribune

Muthambi hands out jobs to family, pals, and Hlaudi’s daughter – The Citizen

Pinetown teacher desperate to stay at school despite fits - Sunday Tribune

Volunteer worker at Joburg housing department arrested over scam - IOL News

Aim to increase African female chartered accountants - Weekend Argus

Mango-werkers se bonus-bonanza - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Vroue doen hulle deel in SA se myne - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Lonmin gives in to Amcu over minority union recognition at Marikana - City Press

Large numbers of teachers habitually skip classes – City Press

‘Our Marikana heroes changed our lives’ - City Press

Opinion: Marikana workers reap fruit of bitter sacrifice – BusinessLive

Marikana tragedy has proved that police in South Africa are not held to account - Sunday Times


Saturday (12 August)

Zwane lays controversial mining charter at Zuma's feet - eNCA

Staatsamptenaar van departement van binnelandse sake vas vir korrupsie – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Lucky escape for truck driver as oil truck catches alight - The Citizen

SAPS open to engaging in talks with 10111 operators – EWN

Mediese fondse ‘moet kalm bly’ oor konsolidasie - Netwerk24 (limit on access)


Friday (11 August)

Police get interdict against striking 10111 call centre workers - News24

Houtkapper vermoor waar hy staan en werk - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Sugar tax might only come in 2018, says Cosatu - Heath24

Closed Soweto taxi routes to remain suspended for three more months - eNCA

End in sight for silicosis case? - GroundUp

Zwane used Charter to score political points, says Amcu’s Mathunjwa – Fin24

Opinion: Time to stop shortchanging women when it comes to salaries – IOL News

Calls mount for public service minister to be probed over nepotistic hiring – IOL News

Transnet: Pensioenarisse kry hoop - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Lonmin CEO hopeful that Marikana can lead to positive change - BusinessLive

Amcu plans to march to Union Buildings over lay-off threats – Business Report at SA Labour News

Striking 10111 call centre employees burn tyres in Durban protest - TimesLive

Police to lodge interdict against picketing 10111 employees to 'prevent unlawful conduct' - News24

Sheriff to attach R300 000 of education department's assets unless it pays teacher - Daily News

Amcu’s Joseph Mathunjwa wants ‘wage-led growth’ for SA - BusinessLive

Ramaphosa to tread carefully as Marikana anniversary approaches - BusinessLive

JSE-listed companies facing EE crackdown - Business Report

Mining companies are looting the country‚ says Mathunjwa - TimesLive

Nearly 50% of Northern Cape without jobs – Diamond Fields Advertiser

Families come first in Marikana commemoration, says Cyril Ramaphosa – TimesLive

Low passenger numbers hamering BRT systems - SowetanLive

Buses’ poor service laid bare in inquiry - SowetanLive

Ramaphosa had no plans to attend Marikana commemoration event - EWN

Union federation Saftu to join 10111 call centre strike picket - EWN

Residents demand probe into appointment of black principal - Cape Times

Amcu on the march over jobs lost due to trade deals – BusinessLive

Worst is still to come in mining sector, warns Amcu – BusinessLive

Amcu angry over ‘sidelining’ in Marikana process – BusinessLive

Esidimeni: Solidariteit gaan almal verteenwoordig - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Mango pays double bonuses as Treasury bails out SAA - Moneyweb


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