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, 29 September to Sunday, 1 October 2017.


Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Sunday (1 October)

‘Black lives remain cheap,’ says Saftu after Philippi mass killing – News24

Greater effort needed to rid SA Police Service of cops involved in crime, says Sanco - The Citizen

A Re Yeng takes over Mamelodi bus service from Autopax from Monday – Pretoria News

Public servants applauded for showing commitment – SA Govt News Agency

‘Private opleiding’ kan sorg vir meer dokters in SA - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Payouts for suspended UKZN executives cleared of misconduct – Sunday Tribune

Gideon du Plessis: Wedywering is ondemokraties – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Sibanye ponders union proposal to sell loss-making mines rather than close them – City Press

Sadtu slams motives at Klipspruit West school of Patriots for Equality group – City Press

Labour federation Saftu angered by latest SA employment statistics - eNCA

Staat se pensioenfonds: ‘Óns het die laaste sê’ - Netwerk24 (limit on access)


Saturday (30 September)

Minister encourages use of public transport during Transport Month – SABC News

Constable caught with stolen police firearm at drug house in Parow – News24

Police officers arrested in foiled armed robbery at cellphone store at Fourways Mall - News24

Police officer killed by rowdy patrons at pub in Roodepoort - eNCA

Numsa members down tools at South 32 – TimesLive

UJ faces heat over alleged R30m fraud by two senior managers – Saturday Star

Cosatu won’t back down on race slur against Joburg’s Michael Sun - Saturday Star

Lack of staff frustrates cardiologist at Mthatha’s Nelson Mandela Academic hospital – DispatchLive

Freelancer Vuyo Mvoko wins case against SABC – Saturday Star

Here’s how Absa’s awesome flexi-time programme works for employees - BusinessTech

Uber says it needs more support from the government and the police – MyBroadband

Deputy principal slain by bogus electricians was due to retire in three days – SowetanLive

EPWP jobs’ abuse over in Tshwane - The Citizen

Unions have power in the GEPF to set PIC investment policy - Fin24


Friday (29 September)

Freelance journalist Vuyo Mvoko wins case against SABC – TimesLive

Harmony to assist with search for manager’s killers - EWN

Vrede herstel in staking by Club Mykonos - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Harmony Gold confirms murder of regional mine manager near Welkom - BusinessLive

Cosatu welcomes Gauteng premier’s pledge to end labour brokering - City Press

Judge rules Bank of Baroda must keep Gupta-owned accounts open for another week – Pretoria News

Police make breakthrough in killing of Golden Arrow bus driver - The Citizen

Home Affairs minister mum on Apleni spat - IOL News

Eskom suspends Anoj Singh, investigates Matshela Koko - BusinessLive

South African industry must adapt 4th Industrial Revolution to local needs - Engineering News

Normal operations resume after violent protest at Makro – eNCA

Violent protest amid wage strike at Makro store in northern Joburg - eNCA

State flouts labour laws, says PSC - Security.co.za (The Star)

eNCA in another dispute about contractless employment - The Star

Department of Labour says frequent strikes hurt the economy – Business Report

Harmony mine manager murdered as illegal mining rears head - Miningmx

Harmony mine manager shot dead in ‘zama zama war’ - SA Labour News

Rook draai waar werkers by Club Mykonos staak - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Selling of jobs at Soweto hospital prompts intervention and dismissals - TimesLive

'Mynoorlog': Harmony-bestuurder doodgeskiet - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

University of Johannesburg professor accused of fraud of R25m resigns - SowetanLive

Fawu hopes to land 18% stake in Coca-Cola bottler – BusinessLive

Huge pay increases for medical schemes principal officers - BusinessLive

Labour department: Increase minimum wages to cut down on strikes - BusinessLive

Striking 10111 staff to defy order to return to work – EWN

Dlamini, Cosatu sing different tunes on state capture inquiry extent – EWN

Companies step in to help unemployed mining graduate – DispatchLive

Agriculture industry in dire need of qualified educators – Business Report

DMR cracks down on R5bn illegal mining operations - The New Age

Illegal mining syndicate’s web of influence – The New Age


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