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 Friday, 22 September to Monday, 25 September 2017.


Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Monday (25 September)

Fedusa calls for return of railway police - IOL News

SACP and Cosatu in Mpumalanga endorse Ramaphosa - SABC News

Teaching to resume at Klipspruit by Tuesday after Sadtu pulled teachers out of class - SABC News

Cape Town mayoral member 'shocked and sickened' by attack on bus driver – News24

The most in-demand jobs in South Africa, and what they pay - BusinessTech

Cosatu wants urgent meeting with Gigaba over claims of PIC bailout of SAA – EWN

Treasury refutes claims it made R100bn pensions request – Moneyweb

Cosatu must also march to state capture HQ Saxonwold, says Herman Mashaba – IOL News

Schools‚ mines and municipalities to be disrupted by Cosatu’s strike on Wednesday - TimesLive

NUM in bid to avert job losses after closure of Gupta accounts - EWN

City of Cape Town calls for urgent arrest following murder of Golden Arrow bus driver - EWN

An African perspective on the Fourth Industrial Revolution – Fin24

Successful chief executive says the youth need practical career guidance – Business Report

Gigaba slams R100bn PIC bailout reports as untrue, malicious - Fin24

Gigaba: There's no plot to raid the PIC - TimesLive

Cosatu: Sdumo Dlamini not absent from strike preparations - EWN

Cosatu says Wednesday’s strike will go on - eNCA

Cosatu says all affiliates behind Wednesday’s strike against state capture - EWN

Single Pietermaritzburg father supports children by waste picking – News24

Saftu calls for moratorium on government employees' pension funds – SABC News

Police officer gunned down in Soweto - EWN

Cape Town police launch manhunt for bus driver's killer - EWN


Sunday (24 September)

Flying squad constable shot and killed in Soweto on Sunday - News24

Uproar over deductions from Bushbuckridge municipal salaries - News24

Bailing out SAA with pension funds is unethical, says DA – News24

Myeni accused of being behind 'planned raid on pensioner money' – IOL News

Cosatu march to bring Durban to standstill – Sunday Tribune

State entities must sort house before receiving funds: PIC CEO - eNCA

Vavi lashes raid on PIC ‘piggy bank’ - Sunday Independent

Numsa urges members to boycott Cosatu strike - EWN

Two senior managers accused of swindling UJ face the axe - Sunday Independent

Joburg metro police to escort paramedics to crime hotspots - eNCA

Golden Arrow confirms death of driver shot in Nyanga - EWN

Numsa calls Cosatu’s strike planned for Wednesday an ‘act of desperation’ - eNCA

Mother of all marches against Zuma on Wednesday - City Press

Khulubuse fails to make his monthly payment for the collapsed Pamodzi mines – City Press

Unclear how many teachers physically, sexually abuse pupils - City Press

NUM, AngloGold agree on retrenchment payouts prior to sale of Kopanang mine - Fin24

‘Pay agents’ undermine Guptas’ job loss cry - City Press

KPMG staff fear for jobs as firm’s reputation is rocked over Gupta scandal - BusinessLive (paywall access)


Saturday (23 September)

Amcu member shot and killed on Friday in front of six-year-old daughter - News24

Deaf worker stands out as top employee – Saturday Star

NUM signs three-year wage agreement at Assmang – SABC News

Striking Eldorado park black teachers snub Lesufi - Saturday Star

Gigaba warned over 'raid on PIC billions' - IOL News

4 000 Eastern Cape ex-miners finally strike gold: Dispatch locates beneficiaries of unclaimed benefits – DispatchLive

Families hope for deceased miners’ pay: Many left behind penniless not aware they will get paid out – DispatchLive


Friday (22 September)

Gupta coal mine to pay salaries late after bank bid fails - Fin24

Exxaro agrees 7.5%-10% wage deal to end Grootegeluk strike - Miningmx

Exxaro, NUM wage agreement halts strike - Mining Weekly

Miners surface at Northern Cape diamond mine after four-day protest - EWN

Sizani 'ghost teachers' fraud case postponed, again – News24

Cosatu: ANC must save our revolution and recall Zuma - EWN

Cosatu says Zuma continues to be a liability for the revolution - News24

DA wants jobs of principals, deputies declared essential services - EWN

DA criticises Sadtu for pulling members from Eldorado Park schools – EWN

Sadtu withdraws 324 members from Eldorado Park schools - IOL News

NUM downs tools at Koffiefontein Mine - eNCA

Fedusa considers ditching PIC as investment manager – Business Report

Sex-for-jobs scandal involving HR manager rocks Soweto hospital - The Star

Rapid turnover of directors-general worries Public Service Commission - BusinessLive

Concern over suspended DGs - HTSyndication (The New Age)

Beleaguered cops pay heavy price - HTSyndication (The New Age)

Cop suicides surge - HTSyndication (The New Age)


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