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, 13 October to Sunday, 15 October 2017.


Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Sunday (15 October)

Paramedics remain in critical condition after fatal crash in centurion on Friday - EWN

Mango pilots to strike as pay talks collapse - Fin24

Solidarity confirms that pilots at Mango to start wage strike on Monday morning - SA Labour News

Gigaba’s mini budget expected to set agenda for public sector wage increases - SA Labour News

Another alleged school sexual assault by a guard emerges in Pretoria – eNCA

Ekurhuleni beats other metros in job creation - IOL News

New security company hired to guard Soweto primary school after sex assault allegations - EWN

No retirement package for Riah Phiyega, says Mbalula - News24

Mynwerker dood, nog een vasgekeer by Mponeng-myn - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Sexual harassment probe extended to other schools in Soweto - TimesLive

DPSA’s Faith Muthambi latest Cabinet minister to suspend top officials – News24

New university for Ekurhuleni to help fight poverty and create jobs – SowetanLive

Muthumbi on warpath at DPSA with suspension of two top officials – eNCA

Muthambi suspends public service and administration department CFO and DDG - The Citizen

Discipline of top officials in Esidimeni saga put on hold - TimesLive

Court delays disciplinary action against two top Esidimeni officials - IOL News

Battery materials pilot plant in Mbombela could power up 1,600 jobs in time - City Press

Gupta-linked Regiments Capital wants to get back in as Transnet pension fund manager - City Press


Saturday (14 October)

New taxi rank for Katlehong commuters in Ekurhuleni opened - The Citizen

Saftu demands Mbalula must go - The Citizen

Gauteng revisits appointment of security personnel after sexual assaults at Soweto school - eNCA

Old Mutual named as top employer in SA – Fin24

Takskrediete vir medies ‘geleidelik verminder’ - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Durban painted red on Friday by Sadtu, with a march by the teachers’ union in Pretoria on Tuesday - SowetanLive

Five jobs that don’t currently exist which you could be doing in 2025 – BusinessTech

Can CEO pay be limited through a formula? at Moneyweb


Friday (13 October)

More allegations of sexual assault against Soweto school guard - News24

SAUK-werkers ‘moeg vir Gestapo-styl bestuur’ - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

'Guptas will never touch our money': Sadtu - News24

Fedusa says Zuma must clear his name in court and asks what he is afraid of – News24

Miners at Zululand colliery end five day underground sit-in over long service payments - Fin24

SABC staff threaten strike, deliver demands in letter to acting CEO - News24

Bemawu threatens strike at SABC - EWN

Mango se werkers staak dalk Maandag - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Urgent action required to address airline industry skills crisis - Engineering News

Building torched in protest believed to be linked to retrenchments at Shiva mine - The Citizen

Parents want to invigilate exams and ‘beat up black teachers’ if children fail - BusinessLive

Government pushes ahead with new all-embracing pension fund - Business Report

Joburg’s Mashaba to cut posts for lean city governance - SowetanLive

Limpopo teacher bust for sending photos of his genitals to 15-year old student - SowetanLive

DMR spokesperson: There is no internal rebellion against Mosebenzi Zwane - BusinessLive

Twitter storm rages over attack on cops during drug raid in Vanderbijlpark - The Star

SAUK-werkers ‘moeg vir Gestapo-styl bestuur’ – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Eighteen mineworkers in dock on Friday for Marikana murders – eNCA

Paramedic succumbs to injuries sustained in Durban storm - Daily News

Minister Muthambi’s office mum on suspension of three top officials - EWN

School’s principal‚ management removed following alleged molestation by guard of 83 learners - SowetanLive

Terry Bell’s Inside Labour: Petrol price rise fuels working class pain - Fin24

Migrant bungling by home affairs officials hampers job creation - BusinessLive

Police officers make R11m from SAPS business - BusinessLive

Sadou-onnies staak Dinsdag - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Numsa only wants to malign us, Road Accident Fund claims - The New Age

Gems ‘baie gesonder as verlede jaar’ - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Public unions hold axe over PIC’s head - M&G

No work and still no UIF payout - M&G

Public protector Mkhwebane’s R40-million handshake - M&G

Varsity’s ex-VC cries foul over ousting - M&G

Western Cape trucking company in racial wage war - M&G


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