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, 18 August to Sunday, 20 August 2017.


Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Sunday (20 August)

Study finds high TB risk for Cape Town medical students - Cape Times

Another Marikana miner killed in Amcu-NUM battle - The New Age

Bloemfontein-stadsaal kry tydelike dak; nog ’n staking dreig – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Koko se saak sloer nie, sê Eskom - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

SAPD waarsku teen ‘polisiemanne’ wat roof - Maroela Media

Kantore weer ‘in’, vir lekker werk én kuier – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

One man's journey from gardener to teacher – TimesLive

Eskom defends reinstatement of suspended senior employees – EWN

ANC in Tshwane strangling job creation initiatives, claims DA – IOL News

Wheels come off Cape Town’s free rides for job seekers plan – Weekend Argus

Numsa condemns 'violent attacks' on members employed by Chuma Security - eNCA

Security guard raped while patrolling Metrorail yard - IOL News

Coastal tourism could create 116‚000 direct jobs by 2026: minister - eNCA

Gauteng roads staff face axe after contractor paid R26m before even starting work - Sunday Independent

Metrorail on track for two more years of misery for Western Cape commuters - Weekend Argus

How 'Marikana: the Musical' has contributed to cultural amnesia – eNCA

Mbombela cuts free meals for managers - City Press

Marikana: The wounds that will not heal - City Press

A perspective on youth unemployment - City Press

New approaches needed to fight youth unemployment or consequences will be dire – City Press

Green blanket will serve as symbol for Marikana memorial project undertaken by Lonmin – City Press

Eskom considers R150m 'winter challenge bonus' bonanza for staff – Sunday Times

‘Blaming SAA’s financial woes on the pilots' salary scheme is pathetic scapegoating’ - Sunday Times

Living in the shadows as a transgender sex worker - Sunday Times


Saturday (19 August)

Two fishermen die after commercial fishing boat capsizes in Port Alfred - News24

Meet the people at Rand refinery who are really making a mint – Saturday Star

New tax plan for overseas work will have hefty impact, says tax law expert - Fin24

Werkers daag trap-trap betyds op vir werk by Mahushe Shongwe-natuurreservaat – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Pringle Bay gardener accused of killing his employer due in court in September - EWN

From green to the blues... when your playing days are over - Independent on Saturday

Nancefield train station in Soweto still closed – SABC News


Friday (18 August)

SACP, Popcru claim top cop's case dockets removed to protect 'politicians' – News24

'Gross lack of management skills responsible for KZN health crisis' – IOL News

Lack of management skills responsible for KZN health crisis: Motsoaledi - The Citizen

Bogus doctors who issued medical certificates for professional drivers’ permits arrested - TimesLive

Public Works plans six million more EPWP jobs by 2019 - SABC News

Numsa: SAA Technical attempting to bully us into silence - EWN

Cosatu: Eskom board should be disbanded – Business Report

Cosatu wants Lynne Brown and Zuma fired along with the Eskom board - BusinessLive

Long delays expected on Cape Town’s Northern line – EWN

Man critical after machinery fell on him in factory in Benoni - SA Labour News

RPM takes overturned dismissal for use of words “swart man” to ConCourt - SA Labour News

How SA’s biggest companies plan to tackle the problem of robots coming for your job - BusinessTech

Zwane defends Mining Charter as cornerstone of radical economic transformation - Fin24

Coastal and marine tourism could create 116,000 direct jobs by 2026, says Minister - BusinessLive

Ten injured after Metrorail train derails near Bellville station on Friday - Engineering News

Cosatu, SACP condemn ANC's decision on Makhosi Khoza - EWN

Opinion: Be prepared for a monumental shift in jobs - Business Report

Eskom "dragging its feet" with disciplinary process against former acting boss Koko – HuffPost

Bloemfonteinse rottweiler-baas moet huishulp R739 600 betaal ná aanval - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Silicosis class action lawsuit 'being handled' out of court - EWN

Cosatu Northern Cape shop steward council convenes - HTSyndication (The New Age)

Satawu protests against flouting of labour laws by e-toll company - HTSyndication (The New Age)

Sibanye Gold sets aside R1.1bn for silicosis claims - HTSyndication (The New Age)

Seeking justice in Marikana - The New Age

Marikana used for political gain, says ANC - HTSyndication (The New Age)

We don’t have to answer to Cosatu, says ANC - HTSyndication (The New Age)

Security at Mpumalanga schools scrutinised after teacher killed in front of pupils - HTSyndication (The New Age)

Marikana then and now: A tragedy that keeps unfolding - M&G (paywall access)


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