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, 10 November to Sunday, 12 November 2017.


Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Sunday (12 November)

Church-goers in Hillbrow beat metro police officer for towing illegally parked car – News24

Legal view on payment of end of year bonuses – Business Report

NUM concerned about its members’ houses and cars burnt by ‘thugs’ at Kusasalethu mine - AlgoaFM

NUM youth league member's home in Orange Farm torched - IOL News

Hlaudi slaps SABC pension fund with lawsuit to get R8m in benefits paid out - Sunday World

Seven of the best job perks at South Africa’s top companies - BusinessTech

Head of eThekwini’s revenue protection services allegedly involved in kickbacks - Sunday Tribune

State-of-the-art technical school in KZN stalled over funding shortfall - Sunday Tribune

Durban fireman assaulted, fire hoses cut by 'drunken hooligans' – News24

Solidariteit eis inligting oor hoe GEPF geld belê is - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Soldaat se pensioen gaan na ‘ander’ kind - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

SA a ‘kleptocracy ruled by thieves’: Saftu – eNCA

Plaaswerker beseer toe arm in voerband vashaak - Maroela Media

Broadcasting union Bemawu takes SABC to CCMA over wages - EWN

Skills bias makes it unlikely to crack SA unemployment – City Press

SABC says acting CEO earned R877,000 bonus through ‘sheer hard work’ - News24

State drags its feet in tabling opening wage offer to public servants - Fin24

Terry Bell’s Inside Labour: SABC needs loyal union leaders to serve - City Press

Solidaritiet se Gideon du Plessis: Almal verloor met ’n staking - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Anglican priest wins K-word case, but loses his job – Sunday Times


Saturday (11 November)

EMS workers in Cape Town now have safe zones - EWN

Truck driver seriously burnt, three other people injured in Benoni truck crash - The Citizen

Boy's death sparks call for army to accompany medics in 'red zones' - Weekend Argus

Gibela rail consortium warns of false recruitment drive for technical posts - The Citizen

Centurion man stuck in conveyor belt rescued, but with serious injuries - TimesLive

Commuters at risk with Gauteng govt. planning to dump bus contracts onto municipalities - TimesLive

Senior traffic cop gets fined by provincial colleague for violation on notorious Moloto Road - SA Labour News

Digital reinvention isn’t about job losses, it’s about industrial growth - City Press

200 cars in Durban motorcade to honour slain security guard - The Independent on Saturday

SANDF member killed by boyfriend in DRC gets full military funeral - News24

Metrorail fined R3 million for employing unregistered security staff - News24

Cops yet to arrest man who shot, killed two employees at Soweto hardware shop - EWN

Little Faigon’s death sparks security upgrades for emergency service staff – SowetanLive


Friday (10 November)

Panic buttons to be fitted in Western Cape ambulances as part of EMS safety plan - EWN

Home Affairs DG Apleni happy to be back at work – EWN

Nkosi-Malobane: Government working on welfare assistance for military veterans - EWN

Western Cape traffic officer appears in court for fraud and corruption – The Citizen

KZN hospital abuse video an invasion of patient's privacy, says young nurses’ union - IOL News

CCMA favours Eskom on infrastructure theft case – Business Report

Mbalula condemns 'barbaric' ambulance attack resulting in boy's death – News24

NUM members ‘will only accept three-year coal wage deal’ - EWN

NUM says coal sector wage strike to begin on 19 November - EWN

Automotive skills centre a beacon of hope for empowering youth, industry - Engineering News

Employees demand reinstatement of Solidarity’s recognition at Lonmin - Mining Weekly

Union responds to farmers’ threat to halt food production over security concerns – Daily News

Bus bursts into flames in Tshwane CBD on Friday - Pretoria News

Innovation holds key to jobs - SA Govt News Agency

Home Affairs extends deadline for ZSP applications to 31 January – SA Govt News Agency

Eastern Cape health care workers fight for recognition by provincial department - GroundUp

Cop injured in shootout with armed robbers in Cape Town - IOL News

Worker at University of Pretoria killed after being pulled into chipper machine - TimesLive

Ramaphosa: We need to revitalise the TVET sector - HTSyndication (The New Age)

CCMA teams up with agriculture sector to be able to better address issues - Business Report

Nehawu warns against state’s hijacking of pensions - Security.co.za (The Star)

Construction group Stefanutti shrank headcount by 3,000 in past two years and more expected - SA Labour News

Sibanye-Stillwater: Wage deal at Kroondal will save jobs – EWN

Caught in a vice-like life of prostitution- Pretoria News

KZN health department acts against abusive nurse - IOL News

What to do about ambulance attacks? – TimesLive

BEE ownership levels of mining companies put to the test - BusinessLive

Opinion: Constitution fails to recognise people’s right to work - BusinessLive

'He was all I had', says mom of boy who died after ambulance ambush - News24

Could pension funds be compelled to invest in infrastructure? - Moneyweb


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