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 Thursday, 28 September 2017.

Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Department of Public Service & Administration in hot water over millions in irregular expenditure – BusinessLive

Real disposable salaries still lower than two years ago – Fin24

Home Affairs Minister hits back at DG in suspension spat – EWN

Solidarity signs three-year wage agreement with Exxaro – Business Report

Nationalise Gupta-owned companies to save workers, Numsa urges - Fin24

Focus more on safety than profits‚ NUM tells mine bosses after miner killed in rockfall - TimesLive

Miner killed at Impala Platinum Rustenburg mine – EWN

Worker dies at Impala Platinum mine from a rockfall - eNCA

Life looks up for Petra after strike ends at Finsch, Koffiefontein - Miningmx

Petra Diamonds reaches wage agreement with NUM – Moneyweb

Phiyega onregmatig as Polmed-verteenwoordiger aangestel - Maroela Media

Mashaba lambasts Cosatu for racist remarks made to mayoral committee member - SowetanLive

Table Bay Mall opens, with 8,000 jobs to be created - Business Report

Jobs crisis worsens as SA loses 34,000 jobs in the quarter ended June – BusinessLive

34,000 South Africans lost their jobs in 2017 second quarter, says StatsSA – Business Report

Police call on striking 10111 workers to return to work or face disciplinary action - TimesLive

Klipkoffie Community Miners accuse Ekapa of “stealing from the community” - Diamond Fields Advertiser

Shoprite skep 820 nuwe poste in 1 week - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Two Uber vehicles damaged, one torched in Kempton Park on Tuesday – The Citizen

No plan in place for SA youth, statistician-general says - Daily News

Hawks roped in to tackle bogus teachers - Daily News

'Labour unions struggle to remain relevant' - SABC News

Cyril Ramaphosa is our man, says Cosatu - Daily News

Engen wil mense afdank - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

This is the average take-home salary in South Africa right now - BusinessTech

Salary increases slightly outpace inflation for sixth consecutive month - BusinessLive

400 workers lose jobs at Bokoni Platinum Mine – SABC News

Fewer strikers, but more days lost to work stoppages in 2016 - TimesLive

Over 940,000 working days lost to strikes in 2016 – SA Govt News Agency

Deaf plumber claims unfair discrimination for not being insourced at Tuks - Pretoria News

DG Apleni’s allegations ‘sick’ and ‘crazy’, says Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize - BusinessLive

Strike at Finsch Mine in Northern Cape set to intensify - EWN

SACP confident of 'positive response' to Cosatu march - SABC News

SMEs were the most affected by Cosatu’s strike on Wednesday - Business Report

Security enhanced at Klipspruit West Secondary - EWN

No work means no pay, KZN teachers told - TimesLive

SACE’s teacher abuse programmes ‘ineffective’ – Cape Times

Setting up legal framework for NHI to take ‘twice as long as planned’ - BusinessLive

Pan African CEO defends officials at mineral resources and water affairs - BusinessLive

Home Affairs DG takes his ‘unconstitutional’ suspension to High Court - TimesLive

Before end of the year, no more labour brokers for Gauteng government - SABC News

Online 'whites only' job ad removed after 20 days - News24

Joburg Cosatu marchers frustrated over the better life that hasn’t come - The Citizen

KPMG-klerke: ‘Bly kalm en kry jou kwalifikasie’ - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Cosatu and SACP’s grievances legitimate, say analysts - The Citizen

Zuma has no legitimacy, he must resign: Cosatu’s Ntshalintshali - City Press

Numsa scores from NUM battles - M&G

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