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, 25 August to Sunday, 27 August 2017.


Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Sunday (27 August)

SACP’s Manamela says corruption and youth unemployment remain critical issues - SABC News

Efforts ongoing at Harmony’s Kusasalethu mine to find three remaining trapped miners - The Citizen

Law enforcement officer critically injured after being run over during roadblock - EWN

Hawks highlight the dangers of illegal mining – BusinessLive

Domestic Workers’ Imbizo held in Durban to change the lives of domestic workers - SABC News

Drie myners se families hoop steeds ná rotsstorting - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Gauteng health department staff having to sit on floor after Sheriff attaches furniture – SowetanLive

Tough new laws on cards for non-compliant employers of domestic workers - TimesLive

How important it is to have a degree in South Africa’s current economy - BusinessTech

Striking SA Bank Note Company workers apply to picket at the SARB - SABC News

Cosatu to stage nationwide march against state capture - EWN

Hundreds attend Cosatu rally outside Polokwane - EWN

Tronkbewaarder oor bedrog gevonnis - Maroela Media

Saftu to ‘wage war’ on corruption in North West - The Citizen

Saftu verklaar oorlog teen korrupsie in Noordwes - Maroela Media

Harmony Gold confirms body of second trapped miner recovered at Kusasalethu - EWN

Second trapped Kusasalethu miner dies - News24

Gauteng’s slow turnaround time on debt kills jobs, claims DA – The Citizen

There is an increase in workplace sexual harassment and rape, says CGE – The Citizen

NUM, Amcu rivalry goes beyond Marikana graves - Business Report

Durban domestic workers meet with labour officials on Sunday on minimum conditions – The Mercury

Harmony Gold saddened by death of its employee at Kusasalethu mine - EWN

Rockfall at harmony mine casts spotlight on safety of miners - SABC News

At Naspers AGM Bekker closes pay talk on executive pay: 'I've ruled. The end' – Business Times

Die ANC kán in 2019 verloor, sê Cosatu-baas – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

I was sacked because I’m gay, claims former head of Film and Publication Board - Channel24

How to ... be productive in an eight-hour day - BusinessLive

Now Eskom wants to give Molefe R11-million – Sunday Times


Saturday (26 August)

Blaauwkrantz farm owner, former farm workers at loggerheads - SABC News

One miner dies and four still unaccounted for at Harmony’s Kusasalethu mine - eNCA

Gauteng education department condemns pupil accused of harassing teacher - EWN

Amcu concerned over trapped Harmony gold miners - TimesLive

Harmony mine must take responsibility if trapped miners die, says Amcu - News24

Why having a fast internet connection increases your chances of landing a job in SA – BusinessTech

What could happen if you get busted for lying on your CV in South Africa - BusinessTech

Parliament mulls introducing legislation to formalise small scale mining - EWN

Let the metros run passenger rail services, says Maimane - IOL News

Hawks partner with state security agencies in push to fight illegal mining – SABC News

Our paramedics are suffering, says Western Cape EMS - News24

Five Harmony Gold miners remain trapped underground on Saturday morning - EWN

Rescue operations continue for five trapped miners – eNCA


Friday (25 August)

Oxygen being pumped into Kusasalethu mine shaft to keep five trapped workers alive – News24

4 spanne soek na 5 vasgekeerde myners – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Rescuers make contact with one of five miners trapped at Kusasalethu Mine - EWN

Three big new changes that make SA pensions and savings more transparent – BusinessTech

Cosatu, SACP and EFF guilty of spectacular Zuma about-turn, says UK academic – BizNews

Makro and staff unable to strike a wage deal – The Citizen

Fedusa calls for probe into why Guptas are selling off commercial interests – EWN

Lack of funds weakened Ipid’s Marikana probe - SowetanLive

Hawks arrest former Free State health department worker for R7.8m fraud - BusinessLive

Kinders, prostitute in web van onwettige mynbou - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Illegal miners swallow gold in condoms – TimesLive

Eight Joburg finance officials arrested in refund scam – BusinessLive

Bogus doctor sentenced to 20 years imprisonment – News24

Kumba Iron Ore and NUM reach three-year wage deal - Mining Weekly

Coega manager loses dismissal appeal in nepotism case - BusinessLive

Manyi: Blacks can’t be paid less than Indians at former Gupta companies - The Citizen

Joburg City manager and accomplice arrested on fraud charges - SowetanLive

Lily Gold Mine merger talks collapse at eleventh hour - Business Report

UCT report argues new legislation needed to govern national minimum wage - BusinessLive

Manyi 'laughed at' during first meeting with ANN7 and New Age staff - TimesLive

Drastic SAA flight cut backs on could have serious implications for overall staff numbers - Moneyweb

Campaign to highlight TVET college benefits - HTSyndication (The New Age)

Fat-cat bosses need to slim down - M&G


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