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, 24 November to Sunday, 26 November 2017.

Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Sunday (26 November)

Union federation Saftu outraged at power wielded by ratings agencies - Fin24

Ekurhuleni bemoans surge in attacks on emergency staff - IOL News

Five North West officials accused of pilfering R1.2m from Klerksdorp hospital - IOL News

Boer, werker vasgebind voor wrede aanval - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Werker moet luister hoe boer aangerand word - Maroela Media

Bedrieër tronk toe oor vals sertifikate - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Cape Town's MyCiti bus project drives creation of 1,000 call centre jobs – eNCA

Scarcity of cardiac specialists at public hospitals a worry - SA Labour News

Kommer oor museum in Bloem ná bedankings - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Food prices to rocket, farmers warn – City Press

Career cop takes over and says he has no skeletons in his closet – City Press

Irrasioneel, sê hof oor setas - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Werknemers se skete kom van stres, selfone - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Werkskepping: Meer fiksie as feite? - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Regter se weersin in dié klerke - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Productivity impairment due to staff money problems costs SA employers 35% of payroll bill - BusinessLive

Industry group targets million new jobs in manufacturing - BusinessLive (paywall access)

Saturday (25 November)

Schools are high risk areas for sexual abuse by teachers and caretakers: Shabangu - City Press

S&P downgrade will lead to SA job losses, warns economist - Fin24

Auditor-General eyes corrupt officials’ pensions - City Press

Global report shows that SA lags in developing employee talent – Fin24

Numsa’s 18-day strike at Whirlpool ends with agreement on housing assistance - The Citizen

'New police commissioner must audit irregularly appointed cops' – Saturday Star

Desperate student doctors without intern placements for 2018 turn to social media - eNCA

Friday (24 November)

‘Min gedoen om intimidasie van SAUK-personeel te bekyk’ - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Geskorste prokureur van diefstal van R15 m aangekla – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Hearing of Chamber’s application to set aside Mining Charter III postponed until February - Miningmx

Metrorail says 12 people arrested for various crimes in Western Cape – EWN

Wagte se optog Maandag in Germiston sál vreedsaam wees, sê Khoza - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Unions call for R8,500 instead of R3,000 for farm workers - GroundUp

Manufacturing Circle launches plan to create a million new jobs over 10 years - Engineering News

Changes in recent years to profile of workplace disability claims – Fin24

‘Ons sal plaasboere een vir een kry,’ sê Vavi - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

UIF to visit employers in the Northern Cape – SA Govt News Agency

Police investigate attempted murder of Prasa employee - EWN

Fears for Prasa officer's life after shootout at Cape Town station - Cape Times

Cosatu links #BlackFriday to history of slavery – Business Report

Hawks probing claims about Brian Molefe's R30m pension payout - Engineering News

Draft bills on introduction of national minimum wage go before Parliament - BusinessLive

Opinion: CHE’s challenge an opportunity not a crisis for UCT Law Faculty – Politicsweb

Former public works official and four alleged accomplices in court in R3.6m fraud case - BusinessLive

New top cop says he ‘won’t be a puppet’ - The Citizen

Timor-Leste embassy claims diplomatic immunity over unfair sacking of pregnant employee - The Citizen

Terry Bell’s Inside Labour: The only way to eradicate child labour – Fin24

Academic and Professional Staff Association (Apsa) vows to step up battle over outsourcing - HTSyndication (limit on access)

Push by creditors to liquidate ill-fated Lily Mine – Mail & Guardian

Are estate agents’ days numbered? - Mail & Guardian

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