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, 26 January to Sunday, 28 January 2018.

Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Sunday (28 January)

North West artisan training to benefit over 40 youth - SABC News

Meet the Port of Cape Town's first black female manager - Business Report

Durban to look into rights of sex workers – Sunday Tribune

With lectures starting on Monday, talks to resolve Wits strike continue on Sunday - EWN

Days that employees will want off in 2018 to pair with public holidays to create long weekends - BusinessTech

Limpopo police officer honoured for commitment at SAPS National Excellence Awards - News24

Sanco calls for action against school principal allegedly caught on sex video with pupils - The Citizen

Parents accuse teachers at Parktown Boys High of victimising sexual assault victims - EWN

Guard airlifted to hospital after cash-in-transit heist in Rustenburg – News24

No work for SA’s youngest heart specialist aged 32 – City Press

Huiswerkers kry eers oor 2 j. minimum loon - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Werkers se welstand 'dringende sakekwessie' in SA – Rapport (limit on access)

Guptas se Optimum myn ‘stort in duie’ - Rapport (limit on access)

Saturday (27 January)

Commission of inquiry urgently needed to probe extent of sexual abuse in Gauteng schools, says DA - The Citizen

Numsa vows to intensify Wits University strike – News24

Steinhoff CEO Jooste repeatedly lied to authorities, says PSA union – eNCA

Sanco slams alleged killing of journalist by JMPD traffic officers – News24

Maimane launches 'Vukuzakhe' jobs initiative in Emfuleni, Gauteng - News24

Unions call for Hoërskool Overvaal hate speech probe - IOL News

Cosatu scraps Sun Met protest on Saturday after assurance about Jooste - BusinessLive

Numsa vows to intensify its Wits University wage strike - EWN

Strike called off after Unisa, unions reach wage agreement on Friday - IOL News

‘Vat Alles’ marchers show disdain for 'baas boy Solly' – Pretoria News

Gauteng education department condemns acts of sexual misconduct in schools - EWN

Lesufi promises action against Reiger Park principal accused of sexual assault - eNCA

Eskom confirms departure of five top officials - EWN

Tshwane bus service back to normal after ‘Vat Alles’ protest on Friday - EWN

Just 1 000 marchers pitch for Tshwane ‘Vat Alles’ protest - The Citizen

Friday (26 January)

Agri SA can't say if the minimum wage for farm and forestry worker is fair - Business Report

‘Vat Alles vir almal in Tshwane’ - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Formal sit-down with mediator needed to end DUT strike – Daily News

Three JMPD officers arrested for alleged murder of journalist granted R5,000 bail - News24

Tshwane bus services suspended on Friday afternoon after 'acts of intimidation aimed at bus drivers' - News24

'Our children are suffering because of Solly Msimanga', say ‘Vat Alles’ protestors - News24

Reiger Park High School principal resigns after sex video with pupils emerges - EWN

Fund-raiser to help slain police officers' kids – Daily News

Staff strike disrupts Wits registration – IOL News

SAPS golf day raises funds for children of officers killed in line of duty - TimesLive

The time when a golden handshake backfired – IOL News

Koko’s job safe (for now) as Labour Court blocks move by Eskom to fire him - Moneyweb

Eskom executive axed over Koko tender allegations - TimesLive

PSA union says Steinhoff files show Jooste 'repeatedly lied' to investors and regulators – Fin24

Sadtu to intensify protest at Hoërskool Overvaal in coming week – SABC News

Vermeende kabeldief skok hom dood op treinspoor in Kaapstad - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Alleged Inanda police killers back in court on Friday - SABC News

Workers at Paarl borehole project 'given the boot over wage demands' - Cape Times

‘Vat Alles’ workers gather to march to Tshwane House – Pretoria News

Metrorail theft tip-offs ‘show public attitude shift’ – Cape Argus

Nehawu members continue strike at Wits on Friday - EWN

Vehicles torched, shops damaged in Pietermaritzburg as taxi drivers go on rampage on Thursday - The Mercury

Trial of ex-pupil accused of spitting on Pretoria school cleaner postponed – Pretoria News

Will Brian Molefe appeal High Court ruling? – EWN

Solidarity says Brown, Eskom must account for Molefe payout – EWN

Joburg metro cop's attempted suicide raises debate around police counselling - TimesLive

Public Servants Association and PIC plan R17bn class action against Steinhoff - Business Report

Protesters force Hoërskool Overvaal to close on Thursday – IOL News

Tshwane gears up for Friday’s big march by former guards and ex-EPWP ‘Vat Alles’ workers - TimesLive

Terry Bell’s Inside Labour: Jooste, Sun Met and union pickets - Fin24

PSA union in legal steps against Steinhoff - BusinessLive

Brian Molefe 'helped loot Eskom’ – IOL News

Judgment instructing Molefe to repay R10m hailed - The Citizen

Metrorail security plan sees more arrests in Cape Town for cable theft – EWN

Mixed reaction to minimum wage on farms - SA Labour News

Ten Limpopo traffic officers held for corruption apply for bail - HTSyndication (The New Age)

North West Premier to attend ceremony for new aviation students - HTSyndication (The New Age)

Nehawu puts pressure on Northern Cape government to prevent corruption - HTSyndication (The New Age)

SOEs a real danger to SA's economy, says Cosatu - HTSyndication (The New Age)

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