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, 1 September to Sunday, 3 September 2017.


Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Sunday (3 September)

North West Premier to meet Amcu leader for 'Marikana healing' - Cape Times

Expect taxi fare increases between R1 and R5 following petrol price hike – News24

'Paedophile teachers turning girl learners into sex slaves': ANCWL - News24

Gevangene slaan en byt polisie-kolonel dood - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Mbalula sends strong message to police killers - SABC News

Johannesburg city official arrested for illegal property sale – News24

Cosatu en SAKP steun Cyril na seksonthullings - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Slain police officers leave a legacy, Ramaphosa tells commemoration service – News24

Families of cops killed in line of duty talk about their pain - DispatchLive

Fallen women and men in blue honoured - SA Govt News Agency

Sibanye Platinum’s Ratau has found her pot of gold in mining - SowetanLive

Sekshoof deur hof uit sy pos gehaal - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Santaco warns taxi fare hike on the cards - EWN

Investigators to probe sexual misconduct allegations at Northern Cape school - EWN

Parliament laments lack of safety of miners - SABC News

Prisoner kills policewoman in KwaMhlanga holding cell on Saturday - eNCA

Ethnic tensions threaten reconciliation efforts in Marikana – SABC News

Marikana: We need closure now - City Press

NUM: Prosecute mining companies over fatalities – News24

Gideon du Plessis: Dié bloedbad kan versag word - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

New regulatory defaults aimed at preserving pension benefits – BusinessLive

‘Die leeus kry goeie vleis, ons s’n vrot’, sê seisonale kontrakwerkers - Rapport

Public Protector demands reinstatement of four SAA whistleblowers – Sunday Times


Saturday (2 September)

Johannesburgse Metrolid aan diens doodgery - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Urgent family matter stops Mahumapelo from attending prayer day in Wonderkop - The Citizen

North West government promotes unity in Marikana with prayer service - SABC News

City of Joburg formally suspends 11 officials from Revenue Shared Services Centre – News24

Implats diskrimineer nié teen swanger werkers - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Numsa welcomes public protector's probe into SAA – eNCA

Kusasalethu mine deaths: Parliament extends condolences, vows inquiry - EWN

Keep hands off PIC funds in bailing out bankrupt SOE's, says Saftu - eNCA

How much money we tip car guards in SA: poll - BusinessTech

Health department employee from Kimberley arrested for bursary fraud - News24

How Metrorail train delays threaten Cape Town businesses - Weekend Argus

Employee ‘must be held to account’ over NSFAS R14m bungle, says Nzimande - EWN


Friday (1 September)

Mines should not be deathtraps, says Patrice Motsepe - News24

Three Northern Cape teachers suspended for 'sexual relationships' with pupils – News24

Teachers implicated in 30 pregnancies of pupils at one Northern Cape school – Diamond Fields Advertiser

Use of pension funds to bail out SAA splits Cosatu – Daily News

Groenkrag-besluit verseker 15,000 poste - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Motsepe: We'll close Kusasalethu if necessary - EWN

Motsepe: ‘We are responsible for miners who died at Harmony Gold’ - TimesLive

Fatalities serve to remind industry of necessity to achieve zero harm: DMR - Mining Weekly

Zwane calls for turning point after Kusasalethu mine deaths – Mining Weekly

Forty-five miners have died this year‚ says Zwane - TimesLive

Ramaphosa says price fixing hurts the poor, stifles jobs - IOL News

Department of Labour’s Grayston bridge collapse inquiry to resume at end of September - Business Report

Myne begroot sowat R5 mjd. vir silikose - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

SA has insufficient skills for development of a shale gas industry - Mining Weekly

Nehawu members protest outside Gauteng legislature on Friday - EWN

Cosatu backs Cyril to the hilt – SowetanLive

Trans Hex to close Baken mine, starts consultations with NUM over 332 lay-offs - Mining Weekly

Cosatu to embark on nationwide strike over government corruption - EWN

Eskom Expo for young Stellenbosch scientists creates excitement - Business Report

Zwane to receive Kusasalethu seismic incident report from Harmony on Friday - eNCA

Bodies of two Kusasalethu miners are recovered - Business Report

Opinion: Jobs plan should make large cities opportunity centres for more people - BusinessLive

Labour brokers face action for defying court ruling – BusinessLive

Turf war between Ceppwawu and Amcu at door manufacturer turns deadly - BusinessLive

Hlaudi Motsoeneng vows to defend his R11.5m pension pay-out – Business Report

SA mine workers set to receive lung disease compensation - Moneyweb

SAPS acting senior placements sap morale - ANN7

Minister slams child ‘slave labour’ on Free State farm - HTSyndication (The New Age)

Farm workers stand to benefit from 50-50 co-ownership policy - The New Age


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