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 Tuesday, 16 January 2018.

Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

DA dien bedrogklag in oor 558 spookwerkers van die Maluti-a- Phofung municipaliteit - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Cosatu hopes freezing of assets, commission is 'beginning of end' of Gupta patronage network – News24

LUR by skool van verdagte wat onderwyser moor - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Safety concerns kept Cape Town train line closed on Tuesday - News24

'DA pays Tony Leon R500 000 to tell Capetonians it's not raining', says Cosatu – News24

Cosatu calls former DA leader Tony Leon’s drought communications contract corruption - The Citizen

Be creative, higher education minister advises TVET colleges – News24

Four injured as yet another train crashes inside depot in Ermelo – TimesLive

SABC says COO appointment being finalised - The Citizen

Cape Town's Metrorail Central Line restored from Wednesday – Cape Argus

Nehawu urges DUT staff not to budge on 10% wage increase demand – BusinessLive

EFF derides SABC’s denial of Chris Maroleng’s appointment to its board - BusinessLive

The board still has to consult me on SABC appointments, says Minister Kubayi-Ngubane - News24

Prasa and transport union Untu in talks to reopen Cape Town’s Central Line - Engineering News

Cape Town’s central railway line is “a war zone” - GroundUp

Ouers ‘weet ek het seks met huiswerker’ - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Family of man accused of sex assault on domestic worker want him to go to Weskoppies – Pretoria News

Admin failures over medical internships prompts health department to get early start on 2019 placements - BusinessLive

No funds to train 700 Gauteng nurses - News24

EFF hits out at Communications Minister over SABC appointment - SowetanLive

Boy accused of killing teacher makes first court appearance – TimesLive

Brits court postpones Amcu linked attempted murder case - The Citizen

Saftu backs workers strike at Dis-Chem Pharmacies - IOL News

Transnet pas loonaanbod aan vir behuisingstoelae – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Pollsmoor warders and prisoners injured in fight – Cape Times

Drama at SABC over new chief – SowetanLive

Wits University workers threaten to strike, possibly by next week, over wage increase - TimesLive

Desperate domestic workers reject pay increase – Cape Times

How much you should be paying your domestic worker in 2018 - BusinessTech

EFF warns Communications Minister over state interference in SABC appointments - The Citizen

Eskom gives assurance that it will be able to pay salaries - SA Labour News

Saftu backs Nupsaw strike at Dis-Chem Pharmacies due to start on Wednesday - The Citizen

Dis-Chem workers to go on nationwide strike – eNCA

Top brass to address Cape Town's Metrorail train chaos - Cape Argus

Ignore ad for SANDF jobs to be published in Sunday newspapers this weekend - Pretoria News

Gauteng Health Department now says nursing students’ academic year will be delayed – BusinessLive

There’s no way we won’t enrol first year nursing students this year, says Gauteng MEC - The Citizen

Former Cape Town manager will defend himself against allegations – HuffPost

Dagada comes out with guns blazing over suspension - ITWeb

Fired Joburg MMC for finance Dagada in graft dog box - The Star

Prasa ordered to pay man who lost a leg after falling from an overcrowded train - The Citizen

Job hopes as Mdantsane hardware warehouse arrives - DispatchLive

Eskom: ‘Ons sal salarisse kan betaal’ – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Grade 8 pupil accused of killing Northern Cape teacher over failure – The Star

NSFAS in talks to prevent strike - HTSyndication (The New Age)

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