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, 1 December to Sunday, 3 December 2017.

Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Police monitoring Mthatha taxi rank after violence that left officer injured – EWN

Transport union Untu deliberating with members on new Transnet wage offer - EWN

Year-end office parties downgraded to ‘junk status’ - Fin24

UNTU considering final wage offer from Transnet - Business Report

Transnet’s final wage offer referred to Untu members for union’s response by 15 January - IOL News

SABC board members share R3.2 million payout - BusinessTech

Losi spearheads Cosatu’s battle for Cyril, in running for election into ANC top six - News24

Trade unions to march to Parliament over increased attacks on paramedics - EWN

Vaderskap-verlof ‘red huwelike’ - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Saturday (2 December)

Health Department offers reason why some student doctors uncertain of internships – EWN

Tale of unpaid reservists in SAPS – Weekend Argus

SABC splurges almost R2m on recruitment of three executives - Saturday Star

Parents at Sowetan accuse GDE of prioritising black principal – EWN

Life Esidimeni: Erge gebrek aan psigiaters in SA – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Parliament condemns attempts to intimidate staff at Auditor-General’s office - EWN

Education department denies imposing "Bantu African" principal at a Soweto school - HuffPost

Friday (1 December)

Truck driver electrocuted after leaning against streetlight in Durban – News24

New police commissioner appoints two deputy commissioners – News24

Health Department internship placement websites crashes, interns in limbo – EWN

Cosatu KZN challenges private sector employers on end-of-year bonuses – Daily News

'Untouchable' cop who allegedly got R50 000 from State Security Agency still in her job – News24

Private security inspectors fear for their lives in Cape Town bouncer battle – News24

‘Departement sloer met plasings vir gesondheidspraktisyns’ - Maroela Media

Nehawu North West to roll out service delivery campaign to fight corruption in public service sector - The Citizen

Auditor-General’s office staff intimidated in recent months, MPs told - EWN

SA mining industry sets up 1.8m fund for health screening of mineworkers - The Citizen

'UIF is a scam!': Angry claimants bemoan benefit nonpayment - HuffPost

Unions planning march to Parliament on 5 December against attacks on EMS workers - EWN

Vrae oor verhogings vir huishulpe - Maroela Media

Leerlinge ál meer, maar skole in Gauteng verloor poste, sê vakbond - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Hupstoot vir plaaswerkers se veiligheid - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Plans to accommodate foreign-trained SA medical graduates – SA Govt News Agency

Union says spy agency told SABC employee to undergo polygraph test in vetting process – TimesLive

Job losses for more than 1,700 clothing workers in past year – Business Report

SANDF members given medals by army chief – Pretoria News

Lonmin engaging stakeholders to minimise job cuts - EWN

Blue Label Telecoms top bosses get massive bonuses – Business Report

It’s game on for unions furious at Zuma’s salary hikes for officials - The Star

BankservAfrica index shows salaries gradually on the recovery path – Fin24

National Police Commissioner appoints two deputies - SA Govt News Agency

Former contract workers block entrance to Tshwane House on Thursday – Pretoria News

Cosatu admonishes SACP that it was hasty on Metsimaholo by-elections – News24

NUM reaches wage deal with Kangra Coal, ending week-long strike - Mining Weekly

Twenty-two senior crime intelligence officials without top secret clearance – News24

Turmoil at Eskom’s Koko disciplinary hearing as accusations fly - Business Report

Pressure on Discovery’s executive pay policy after AGM vote - BusinessLive

Courts unable to solve Mining Charter impasse, says Anglo’s Cutifani - BusinessLive

Cyril Ramaphosa: Rise in working-age population ratio calls for youth-focused plans - BusinessLive

Nehawu upset over health risks at Joburg building housing three government departments – HTSyndication (The New Age)

Koko claims at his disciplinary hearing that Eskom colleagues were on the take - BusinessLive

Cosatu wants more details about Ramaphosa’s ‘new deal’ economic plan - BusinessLive

R2m golden handshake approved for axed former energy minister - eNCA

Waiting by the roadside in Eastern Cape desperate for work - GroundUp

Prasa’s trains are ‘simply not a safe environment for women’ – City Press

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