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, 20 October to Sunday, 22 October 2017.


Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Sunday (22 October)

Alpha Security response officer killed in cold blood on Pretoria Road - The Citizen

Lesufi says every scholar patroller will go through investigation - EWN

Gauteng school bus driver arrested for sexual abuse of pupil - News24

School bus driver arrested over sexual assault of 13 year-old - eNCA

Gigaba warns retirement funds about adherence to rules of pension funds regulator – Business Report

Ntlemeza writes to ConCourt to appeal his removal as Hawks head - EWN

Paul O’Sullivan to start probe into killings at Marikana platinum belt soon - EWN

Veligheidswag koelbloedig doodgeskiet in Kempton Park - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Thirteen SABC music compilers accused of ‘payola’ face disciplinary hearings - Channel24 (City Press)

Gauteng education department, police to meet with school guards - eNCA

Public meeting to be held for all school patrolmen in Gauteng amid sexual assault cases - EWN

Did murdered mineworker strike deal with state to implicate fellow Marikana co-accused? at City Press

Continued use of migrant labour fuelling ethnic tension with platinum belt locals – City Press

Job ad for TV editor specifies ‘whites only, please’ - City Press

CCMA dispute cases keep climbing, with jobs bloodbath shifting to smaller firms - City Press

Expensive temper tantrum for Koko disciplinary hearing lawyer – TimesLive


Saturday (21 October)

Nearly 3,500 cops carrying guns without proper qualifications - News24

SA se grootste hulpbron, sy mense, onderbenut, sê Ramaphosa – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Eskom terminates services of evidence leader in the Koko disciplinary hearing after altercation - Fin24

Eskom fires Koko inquiry case presenter - BusinessLive

10,000 people queue in Pinetown to be eThekwini cops - Independent on Saturday

Popcru taken aback by Hawks cooperation with FBI over Gupta investigation – Fin24


Friday (20 October)

Labour Minister urges construction companies to comply with labour laws – Business Report

North West police confirm no arrests made for recent Marikana murders – The Citizen

Cape Town rail commuters demand better services – SABC News

More civil society voices call for action by Prasa – TimesLive

Body of trapped miner at AngloGold’s Mponeng mine in Carletonville recovered - News24

eThekwini billing staff picket to get answers from management – Daily News

Koko’s farcical disciplinary hearing: Key Eskom witnesses fail to appear - BizNews

Brian Molefe’s wife boosted the Eskom pension payout he wasn’t entitled to - City Press

Ramaphosa urges Nehawu to be 'first line of defence' against state capture – News24

MTO-werkers in George terug op hulle post – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

“Snitch” on your co-workers or end up fired yourself, warn experts - BusinessTech

As it happened: Day 3 of Koko's Eskom disciplinary hearing - Fin24

MPs told Hawks probing Brian Molefe's Eskom pension payout - EWN

Harmony must improve worker conditions at newly acquired Moab Khotsong, says NUM – EWN

Fawu wage strike goes on at Coca-Cola - BizCommunity

Eskom pension fund distances itself from Brian Molefe's golden handshake - eNCA

Brian Molefe should never have had an Eskom pension, fund’s head tells MPs - BusinessLive

Amcu wants Mbalula to act over Marikana killings - SowetanLive

Noord Kaapse-polisielede vir lang diens vereer - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Support at court for eight cashiers accused of stealing money from Shoprite – TimesLive

Construction companies warned on labour compliance - The Citizen

KZN policewoman gunned down on her way to work on Friday – News24

Mango wage strike ends - The Citizen

Court dismisses application by 10111 strikers with costs - SABC News

Solidarity says Mango strike called off after pilots reach an agreement - SA Labour News

Inspectors order closure of part of Royal Bafokeng Platinum operation under safety powers – BusinessLive

Six bogus doctors arrested in Joburg raid - The Citizen

Sapu calls off 10111 call centre strike, workers back at work on Monday - EWN

Amcu wants meeting with Police Minister over Marikana murders - EWN

Jobs for pals scandal rocks Joburg’s finance department - The Star

Marikana has become a ‘killing field’ once again, says Amcu – Business Report

Hundreds of commuters left stranded on Thursday as Tshwane bus service workers down tools - The Citizen

Terry Bell’s Inside Labour: The SABC and the fight for media freedom - Fin24

Move by labour federations and unions to secure PIC funds gets buy-in from MPs - BusinessLive

Evidence leader at Koko disciplinary hearing had Eskom business ties – BusinessLive

SA Cabin Crew Association has always been unhappy with SAA board - eNCA

Molefe’s Eskom pension: Instructions from above accepted without question, rules or no rules - Daily Maverick

Survivors of Marikana massacre still hounded and assassinated amid rumoured ‘hit list’ – Daily Maverick

Amcu hires Paul O’Sullivan to investigate platinum belt killing spree – Moneyweb

Amcu boss: Tribal warfare a media fantasy - Mail & Guardian

Just who manages directors-general a point of contention in suspension case – Mail & Guardian


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