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 on Monday, 4 December 2017.

Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Municipal workers want minimum R10,000 salary, as municipal pay talks start – The Citizen

City of Joburg disaster management official attacked by mob while responding to a call – News24

eThekwini goes hi-tech to halt illicit leave jaunts by staff - The Mercury

Health Director-General confident student doctors to be placed before 2 January - EWN

An Eastern Cape initiative that saves trees but also creates jobs - Business Report

Worker shot dead during Johannesburg high school burglary – News24

Twelve of the highest paying jobs in South Africa - BusinessTech

Eastern Cape blind appeal to premier for workplace mobility practitioners and resources – DispatchLive

Salga and municipal workers kick off wage negotiations - BusinessLive

For the third year, medical schemes pay out more than they collect – eNCA

Sars denies paying Makwakwa a bonus while on suspension – Engineering News

Konstruksiewerker kritiek nadat kragkabel raak gekap is - Netwerk24 (limited access)

Change or lose another 100,000 mining jobs, Cutifani warns sector – Mining Weekly

Transnet bied tussen 6.5% en 8% aan werkers aan – Netwerk24 (limited access)

Failure of commuter rail is a crime against urban poor - GroundUp

Western Cape calls on unemployed young people to participate in tourism training programme – Business Report

Articles in the October–December 2017 edition of SRI’s Labour Market Report - SA Labour News

Lotz still a ‘ghost’ worker in the office of the Msunduzi Speaker - The Witness

South African salaries in 2017: what people earn right now - BusinessTech

Twelve KZN cadets on their way to Antarctica – Daily News

Solidarity’s Q4 Labour Market Index edges toward neutral, but remains below key 50 score - SA Labour News

Gauteng Education to meet Noordgesig parents over concerns with appointment of new black principal - TimesLive

Health department says final year medical students can appeal intern placements - EWN

Fedusa demands deployment of soldiers in Cape Town over festive season - TimesLive

Uber a lifeline for the jobless – TimesLive

Sharp rise in people jumping SA ship – TimesLive

Opinion: GEPF investments should be closely scrutinised - Moneyweb

Get union and other press statements at SA Labour News