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, 8 September to Sunday, 10 September 2017.


Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Sunday (10 September)

Zokwana must ensure no further job losses in poultry sector, says DA - SABC News

The salary gaps between Joburg, Cape Town and Durban are shrinking - BusinessTech

Guard critically wounded in attempted robbery at Centurion shopping mall - IOL News

Staff shortages cripple Durban hospital – IOL News

Merafong staff caught with their hands in the till, claims DA – IOL News

Former Cape Town sex slave to address the UN - Sunday Independent

Tourism Ministry concerned about clashes between Uber & metered taxi drivers - EWN

PPC makes “extra effort” to create 70 extra jobs at North West cement plant - Fin24

Rules set by Nedlac’s three union federations blocking new body Saftu’s application bid - City Press

GEPF bail-out for SAA still a possibility – City Press

You burn our cars, we burn yours, say drivers in Joburg's Uber-taxi war – City Press

Numsa pushes Nedlac to accept Saftu as member - EWN


Saturday (9 September)

UCT in talks with union to avoid strike - EWN

Cosatu welcomes life sentences for Mnguni’s killers - The Citizen

Opinion: Wage discrepancy highlights discrimination at work - Weekend Argus

Satawu concerned with Transnet’s planned retrenchment of 8,000 workers - The Citizen

Uber petitions transport, police ministers to step in amid violence - News24

‘Gupta firms would still not be able to pay workers’ - Saturday Star

Workers owed billions in unclaimed benefits - Weekend Argus

Firefighter hero honoured - Weekend Argus

Ten things that make workers in South Africa unhappy - BusinessTech

North West prioritises skills development for youth – SABC News

Numsa vows to keep fighting until Saftu accepted into Nedlac - The Citizen

‘Minority’ fuelling war between Uber, taxi drivers - Saturday Star

Ex-top cop Phahlane demands his money, apology for defamation from Popcru – The Citizen


Friday (8 September)

Unemployment a big challenge for SA, says Zuma at launch of InvestSA One Stop Shop – SABC News

Police to escort Tshwane rubbish trucks as contractor dispute gets dirty - News24

Taxi services at Gautrain stations may be suspended if violence continues - EWN

Motsoeneng to appeal ruling on SABC8 legal costs - EWN

Calls for illegal Zimbabweans to be included in new permits – eNCA

Municipal union Samwu supports motion of no confidence in Joburg mayor - BusinessLive

200,000 Zimbabweans get four more years in SA with Zimbabwean Exemption Permit - The Citizen

Pretoria teacher suspended after allegedly sexual assaulting nine pupils - News24

Uber drivers call on government to do more to protect them - SowetanLive

ANC in Gauteng calls on taxi drivers to put commuters' safety first - EWN

Jozi@Work staff slammed for protests - The Star

Oliphant wants national minimum wage legislation finalised - EWN

Motsoeneng may have to fork out more than R1m in SABC 8 costs - eNCA

Minister of Transport condemns Sandton taxi violence - Business Report

Motsoeneng will have to pay for SABC journalists' Labour Court costs - BusinessLive

SABC, Motsoeneng and Tebele ordered to pay legal costs for SABC 8 - News24

Gauteng ANC calls for end of battle between Uber and metered taxi operators - News24

Police monitoring Sandton on Friday following Uber, metered taxi wars - TimesLive

Sandton a 'war zone' on Thursday night as Uber cars burn - BusinessLive

CDE: Deep change is needed to bring SA’s young people into the economy - BusinessLive

Uber violence isn't over, says driver of metered taxi – eNCA


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