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, 28 August 2017.


Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Kusasalethu miner talks about narrow escape that left three dead – Cape Times

Liberated Metalworkers Union of SA rejects new MEIBC agreement – Business Report

Fedusa calls on Treasury to drop Dudu Myeni - EWN

Eleven City of JHB officials & one civilian accused of R2.4m fraud granted bail - EWN

Mine safety in the spotlight following Kusasalethu collapse - eNCA

Parliament’s mineral resources committee ‘deeply worried’ about mines health and safety - The Citizen

Myners se families lewe in vrees oor hul veiligheid - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

'We can't lose this one': Cosatu on backing Ramaphosa for ANC president - News24

Uber launches new safety features for drivers in SA - BusinessTech

Former Oudtshoorn municipal manager to be sentenced for fraud - The Citizen

Twee in hof oor ‘onwettige’ mynbou - Maroela Media

People will be held accountable if safety was not followed at Kusasalethu, says Harmony – EWN

How much money car guards and private security officers earn in South Africa – BusinessTech

Western Cape government to hold Prasa accountable through legislation - SABC News

Taxi driver acid attack case postponed - TimesLive

BP Southern Africa appoints first black female CEO - eNCA

Bargaining councils offered reprieve over neglected benefit deductions – BusinessLive

150 firefighters deployed to help fight Mpumalanga blaze - News24

Step up mining safety, says Mosebenzi Zwane after Harmony deaths - BusinessLive

Free State premier promises to employ more nurses - HTSyndication (The New Age)

Ekurhuleni agrees to reduction of heads of departments – HTSyndication (The New Age)

Support for rescue services at EMS Awareness Day event in Durban - The Mercury

Cane-wielding deputy school principal suspended - TimesLive

Domestic workers tired of exploitation want fair pay - Daily News

Cosatu kap FNB oor afgedankte werkers – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Cosatu slams FNB for firing employees for exercising freedom of speech – Business Report

'Huge demand for skills in SA car industry': MIWA - Wheels24

Drunk driver knocks down Cape Town officers in a bid to escape arrest - Cape Times

Unions question mine safety after three miners die at Kusasalethu - The Star

Concerned Zwane to increase mine inspections following Harmony deaths - The Citizen

FNB sacks four employees for ‘political talk and using insulting language’ - The Citizen

Amcu threatens protests if Lily Mine is liquidated - SA Labour News

Teachers union Naptosa calls for safety in schools – Cape Argus

Eight City of Johannesburg officials in court on Monday for alleged R2.4m fraud - IOL News

Mining sector must prioritise safety, says Mineral Resources Minister - eNCA

Mathunjwa: Health and safety in mines always a burning issue - EWN

New retirement fund rules to better protect consumers - Fin24

Riverlea protesters torch Rea Vaya Bus station on Monday, disrupt traffic - News24

Rea Vaya station torched, roads blocked in Riverlea protest – The Star

Cosatu to discuss national shutdown over state capture claims – EWN

uMlazi principal accused of caning suspended - The Mercury

Body of third Kusasalethu miner brought to surface - News24

Rea Vaya station torched, roads blocked in Riverlea protest – The Star

Government’s plan to scrap tax credit could push 1.9m people out of medical aid - BusinessLive

Samwu threatens Joburg services over fraud and corruption arrests – The Star

Public Enterprises declines comment on Molefe payout report - EWN

Difficult ground conditions hampering rescue efforts in Kusasalethu - SABC News

One Marikana family gets R3.9m, but state still to settle over 650 claims – TimesLive

Naspers shareholders in unprecedented revolt over executive pay - BusinessLive (paywall access)

Portfolio Committee’s consideration of illicit mining on Friday was waffle beating oversight - Daily Maverick


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