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 Thursday, 7 December 2017.

Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: We need a national entrepreneurship plan - HuffPost

Samwu rejects five year salary agreement proposal from Salga – IOL News

Cosatu verwerp VSA se ‘uitlokkende’ besluit oor Jerusalem - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

South Africa salaries: the gap between Joburg vs Cape Town vs Durban - BusinessTech

Government rejects unions’ wage demands, put inflation-based offer on table – Fin24

Gigaba requests report on exposure of pension funds in Steinhoff scandal – eNCA

Solidariteit waarsku polisie oor aanstellings - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Marikana women's complaint against Lonmin to be investigated by World Bank Ombudsman – eNCA

ConCourt rules law on unilateral deductions to salary, unconstitutional – TimesLive

More than 180 Transnet Freight Rail employees qualify in railway operations management - Engineering News

PNA-voorval: Wag se dienste ‘opgeskort’ - Maroela Media

Metrorail’s own stats show how bad its service is - GroundUp

KZN Health HOD resigns amid oncology scandal - IOL News

Sactwu concerned about implications for workers, demands meeting with Steinhoff - Business Report

Pepkor-werkers bekommerd ná Steinhoff-bom – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Bill to put end to fake qualifications approved by Cabinet – IOL News

State supply-chain employees ‘refusing to undergo security’ vetting - BusinessLive

New State Security Agency (SSA) vetting sanctions in the pipeline – News24

Miner dies at Harmony's Tshepong mine - Mining Weekly

Bemawu strike at SABC could threaten ANC elective conference coverage - M&G

South African poultry association cries foul over work conditions in Brazil - SA Labour News

SA companies contributed R9 billion in corporate social investment in 2016/17 - Business Report

Fourth industrial revolution brings hope to youth, says Gauteng’s Makhura - Engineering News

Police officer and three others arrested for Glebelands murders - The Mercury

South African labour changes you need to know about - BusinessTech

PSA reckons GEPF members lost more than R12bn in Steinhoff scandal selloff - EWN

Government pensions to be hit hard by Steinhoff scandal - eNCA

Twelve years behind bars for robbing EMS personnel – Cape Argus

Jail time for Villiersdorp traffic officer in licence-sale scam - Cape Times

Sactwu members call for an end to abuse of women and children – Cape Argus

Sactwu slams abuse of women – Cape Times

Sugar tax job losses a worry - Pretoria News

Empowering youth to alleviate unemployment – Pretoria News

PSA to proceed with legal action against Gigaba over PIC concerns - Fin24

Emalahleni municipal worker dies after shooting on duty - HTSyndication (The New Age)

High number of vacant public service posts expected to affect service delivery - BusinessLive

WSU vows takes action after LLB accreditation withdrawal - News24

Saftu on track in 1 million membership target as three new unions join fold - HTSyndication (The New Age)

Soldiers to return from DRC - HTSyndication (The New Age)

The ANC-led alliance: avoiding the dustbin of history – BusinessLive

Spending on education necessities being sacrificed to fund bloated wage bill – Financial Mail

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