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, 3 November to Sunday, 5 November 2017.


Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Sunday (5 November)

Agreement with disgruntled workers to ease Ugu water woes – IOL News

Zuma changes tune on alliance partners, says they need to stick together - EWN

Unions have mixed reactions to R20 national minimum wage announcement - Business Report

KZN premier hauled to CCMA after top public servant gets the boot – SowetanLive

eThekwini official to be charged again after reinstatement - Sunday Tribune

Eleven ‘Nkandla’ officials to be 'punished' with suspensions of no more than two months - Sunday Tribune

How to manage inappropriate staff behaviour on Twitter and Facebook - BusinessTech

Transnet trainee marine pilot drowns at sea after falling from ladder - Sunday Tribune

Popcru gives SACP ultimatum on purging of capture of Luthuli House - Sunday Independent

Agriculture sector records over 100,000 so far this year job losses - EWN

Lily Mine to stay closed despite talk of IDC cash injection - City Press

Ex-Amcu members live in terror after fleeing platinum belt - City Press

SABC faces long recovery, says board chairman - City Press

Joblessness is here to stay, even if economic growth returns - BusinessLive (paywall access)

High anxiety in GEPF over risk of state capture - BusinessLive


Saturday (4 November)

Former Home Affairs employee arrested for issuing fraudulent permits for R10,000 - EWN

Political parties unite to condemn alleged rape, bestiality acts against domestic worker - eNCA

Farm attack leaves two Limpopo workers wounded - eNCA

Five in-demand jobs in the technical engineering industry and how much they pay - BusinessTech

Reconfigure the alliance or we will rebel, Popcru president tells union’s conference - News24

Saftu angered at politicians’ pay increases - The Citizen

Disgruntled Samwu members cause water cuts on KZN South Coast - IOL News

Amcu bly enigste vakbond by Lonmin vir nou - Maroela Media

Manufacturing sector to unveil plan to create one million jobs over 10 years - eNCA

Will Cosatu leave ANC if Ramaphosa losses at December conference? - EWN


Friday (3 November)

Former Home Affairs department employee arrested for fraud in Cape Town - The Citizen

Ex Drakenstein municipal employees in court for selling pre-paid electricity at cheaper rate – The Citizen

SA agriculture shed 109,000 jobs in first three quarters of 2017 - Fin24

Brakpan gardener killed in dog attack on Friday – The Citizen

Jozini municipal payroll officer in court for fraud, creating ghost employees – News24

SANDF brings home body of soldier allegedly killed by ex, a fellow soldier, in DRC – The Citizen

Investigator Paul O'Sullivan calls for public's help with platinum belt killings - EWN

EMPD traffic wardens lunching on money suspended, Samwu gets involved – The Citizen

Ndileka Mandela in court to support domestic servant allegedly raped by employer – SowetanLive

Cabinet salary bonanza despite dire state of economy – The Star

With death toll at two, AngloGold confirms all other trapped miners rescued at Mponeng - EWN

Krisis met te min werk op Wes-Kaapse plase - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Nehawu up in arms over state freeze on pay of senior public officials – BusinessLive

What Cosatu wants from Ramaphosa - BusinessLive

Storm brews as Shoprite investors challenge pay policy - BusinessLive

Limpopo MEC to cut jobs to fund critical frontline health services - BusinessLive

Fedsas warns that pay hike may force schools to raise fees - BusinessLive


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