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, 29 January 2018.

Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Two JMPD traffic officers killed as car crashes into police roadblock - Timeslive

Three suspected 'zama-zamas' shot dead, 14 arrested in Boksburg – News24

Wits University and striking unions fail to reach wage agreement on Monday - GroundUp

Ouers sluit skool se deure oor vakante poste – Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Rubber bullets fired during DUT workers' strike - News24

Joburg official fired after swindling Cosmo City residents - Timeslive

Students 'lock in' Unisa staff members at Durban campus – The Mercury

Wage negotiations in bus sector ongoing, but progress made - Engineering News

NUM soek nie weer ‘goue handdrukke’ by Eskom - Netwerk24 (limit on access)

Cape Town firefighter who died in the line of duty on Sunday identified - Cape Argus

KZN cops clean up at SAPS National Excellence Awards – The Mercury

Nehawu workers down tools at Sol Plaatje University – SABC News

DUT strike to go on 'indefinitely' – Timeslive

Unionised Dis-Chem employees to receive their bonuses following strike – SowetanLive

Wits suspends lecturer for allegedly calling protesting workers ‘monkeys’ – The Citizen

Day 11 and DUT strike still on – Daily News

DUT wage strike set to escalate - The Mercury

Black petrol tanker drivers claim unjust treatment at Engen depot in Limpopo - SowetanLive

Wits lecturer suspended after allegedly labelling striking workers 'monkeys' - Timeslive

Oudwerker val glo egpaar op plaas aan – Maroela Media

Long queues at Unisa's Sunnyside campus as a result of strike – Pretoria News

Two employees in Joburg City’s finance department suspended for being part of fraud syndicate - Timeslive

NHI contract workers march for permanent jobs - Pretoria News

Gauteng education department to ask SACE to strike sex scandal principal off teachers’ roll - SowetanLive

Mixed reaction to proposal of community service by students in exchange for free education - SA Labour News

Security guard at Umlazi clinic kills two supervisors after argument about absence on duty - The Mercury

Amid strike, Numsa to meet Wits University to discuss new wage offer - The Citizen

Deputy sheriff of court dies in fall from ladder into sea while trying to execute warrant - Timeslive

Repairing weak leadership at mine level crucial in saving SA’s mining sector, says Gideon du Plessis - Miningmx

Reiger Park principal’s resignation ‘hastily processed’ on Friday and backdated - The Star

Social workers visit Reiger Park school rocked by sex scandal - SowetanLive

Motshekga urges SACE to hold teachers to account for sex abuse – EWN

Education department mum on DA’s plea for inquiry into sexual assault in schools – The Citizen

Unisa workers stop striking after wage accord – The Citizen

Eskom’s Koko is thrown a lifeline by the Labour Court – Business Report

Cash-strapped Denel faces management clean-up - BusinessLive

Metrorail Cape Town central line remains closed - SABC News

English teachers needed at Overvaal‚ not protests, says Angie Motshekga - Timeslive

Hoërskool Overvaal about resources not Afrikaans, says Motshekga - eNCA

Wits University lecturer to be probed for calling striking workers 'monkeys' - The New Age

Not enough disabled have matrics with consequences on employability – HTSyndication (The New Age)

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