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, 15 September to Sunday, 17 September 2017.


Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Sunday (17 September)

Opinion piece: Would you pay a specialist R1 000 per minute? - Fin24

SAA 23% flight cut decision faces headwinds from Numsa due to likely job losses - Fin24

Gauteng to clamp down on illegal Uber and metered taxis – News24

Makhura announces special task force to address Uber, metered taxi violence – TimesLive

‘Government not in business of making it difficult for public transport operators’ - EWN

Police ready ahead of planned Western Cape taxi strike – eNCA

'Corrupt' SAA Technical executives must pay up R5m, according to Numsa – Fin24

Cape Town prepares for “illegal taxi” strike – SABC News

NUM workers remain underground at Kimberley Ekapa Mining Joint Venture mine – SABC News

Suspended CPUT head still draws a salary after almost a year ago – IOL News

These are the job sectors hiring the most workers in South Africa right now - BusinessTech

RSR signs MoU to professionalise the work of railway safety inspectors – SA Govt News Agency

Staatswerkers kan ly onder loongeskil tussen Sita en VSA - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Twee polisiebeamptes vas oor omkoopgeld – Maroela Media

NUM instructed to vacate Kimberley Ekapa Mining Joint Venture mine – SABC News

How much lawyers get paid in South Africa - BusinessTech

With taxis to strike on Monday, Western Cape commuters told to make other transport plans - EWN


Saturday (16 September)

NUM blames mine for workers refusing to return to surface at Kimberley mine - SABC News

Officer wounded in Khayelitsha attempted robbery recovering well - EWN

Win-win solution by Treasury on expat tax – Personal Finance

New law will limit garnishee (EAO) orders to 25% of salary - SA Labour News

Man nabbed in Brakpan for impersonating labour department inspector - SA Labour News

Exxaro tables new offer in bid to end NUM strike - SABC News

Online exemptions open for Zimbabwean exemption permits (ZEP) - eNCA

Angie disgusted at gang rape of pupil, allegedly at principal’s behest - The Citizen


Friday (15 September)

Nehawu to rally behind Ramaphosa - SABC News

Matjila still in charge at the PIC, but subject to ‘internal review’ - The Citizen

‘Onnies wat molesteer ’n nasionale skande’ – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Western Cape taxis to go on strike from next Monday - eNCA

City of Cape Town creates 51 jobs on water resilience projects – Business Report

Trein ry wag raak ná nagskof - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Lonmin given deadline to fix non-compliant parts of its social and labour plan - BusinessLive

Cabinet condemns child labour - SA Govt News Agency

Bloemfontein maatskaplike werkers vrygespreek van verkragting - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Staatsdiens se skete 'erger as staatskaping' - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

South Africa’s centralised collective bargaining system on a knife-edge - Engineering News

Auto Supplies MD suspended after road rage incident - SowetanLive

Solidariteit wil 'sweer wat Tumi oopgemaak het, reinig' - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

A stinking mess hits Joburg following PikitUp contract not being renew – SowetanLive

Call for harsh action against abusive teachers - The New Age

Strike in revenue department puts Joburg way behind schedule in tackling billing crisis - BusinessLive

Uber driver relives his nightmare attack - Cape Argus

Eight things you need to know about the Zimbabwean Exemption Permit (ZEP) - TimesLive

Motsoaledi denies freeze on hospital jobs, but has no control over what’s going on - EWN

Uber driver told at police station: 'Take your attacker to hospital' - Cape Argus

DTI, aided by Nedlac, puts thousands of paint industry jobs at risk, while Busa sits on its hands - Business Report

Guptas' 'unlawful' loan to acquire Koornfontein mine was secured by mine rehab fund - News24

Opinion: Youth need to be freed from jobs Catch-22 - BusinessLive

Impala Platinum warns of job cuts as it tackles unprofitable shafts - BusinessLive

United UCT worker, student front 'gained negotiations victory' – Cape Times

Train commuters ‘burn’ shacks in Soshanguve in retaliation for blockade of railway tracks - HTSyndication (The New Age)

Joint job creation project launched at Sharpeville library - HTSyndication (The New Age)

Cape Town libraries link youngsters for careers - HTSyndication (The New Age)

Postgrads urgently need funding - Mail & Guardian

Uber drivers fight back with spotters - Mail & Guardian


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