Last Update: 14-12-2017


sandf thumb medium90 89TimesLive reports that the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) said on Wednesday it was tackling the problems that caused military doctors to leave in droves.  

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pscSowetan reports that the qualifications of all senior managers in government departments across Limpopo are being audited by the provincial Public Service Commission (PSC) after previous reports raised

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sibanyeMiningmx and BDLive report that the Competition Tribunal has approved Sibanye’s proposed takeover of Rustenburg Platinum Mines from Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) as well as a bid for Aquarius

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solidariteitBusiness Report writes that trade union Solidarity has asked rating agency Moody’s not to downgrade South Africa, but instead pressure the government to grow the country’s economy.  

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AquariusPlatinumANA reports that a mineworker was shot dead and three others seriously wounded during a shooting outside Aquarius Platinum’s Bambanani Shaft in Kroondal near Rustenburg on Wednesday.  

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weblinksOur links page provides references to South African labour news reports we have come across on the Internet on Wednesday, 16 March 2016.

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news shutterstockIn our Wednesday roundup, see summaries
of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that have appeared since
midday on Tuesday, 15 March 2016.

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nkosinathinhlekoNews24 reports that Police Minister Nathi Nhleko said on Tuesday that a shooting in the Kuils River area in Cape Town, which resulted in the death of two McDonald's employees allegedly at the hands of

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cosatuFin24 reports that Cosatu’s Western Cape regional secretary Tony Ehrenreich said on Tuesday that the labour federation looked forward to engaging with government on social amendments to the Tax Laws

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FNBEWN that finance union Sasbo says it’s managed to prevent about 600 job cuts at First National Bank (FNB).  Over 1,000 employees had been placed on a list for possible forced retrenchment in February

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samwu thumb medium80 78SABC News reports that major streets in Mokopane, Limpopo, have been trashed with rubbish by protesting municipal workers and police used rubber bullets to disperse workers who barricaded the

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vavi1Daily News reports that former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has promised a game-changer in the labour movement with the launch of a new union federation.  

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parliamentANA reports that MPs on Tuesday passed legislation which allows for contested provisions of the Taxation Laws Amendment Act relating to compulsory provident fund annuitisation to be deferred for two

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pikitupSABC News reports that the City of Johannesburg has made it clear that all striking Pikitup workers are going to be dismissed.  This was the message during the fifth Annual General Meeting of the

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strike thumb medium85 85ANA reports that labour federation Cosatu said in a statement on Tuesday that it supported striking community health workers (CHWs) in North West province.  

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newsSABC News reports that mining operations at a Northern Cape manganese company hang in the balance after 700 meters of copper cables worth millions of rand were stolen, leaving large parts of the

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protestHeraldLive reports that police on Tuesday used stun grenades to disperse about 100 Department of Social Development workers who were protesting outside the department’s office in Struandale, Nelson

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samwu thumb medium80 78News24 reports that the SA Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) has removed its president, Pule Molalenyane, first deputy president, John Dlamini, and its national treasurer, Portia Lindi.  

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buffalocitymetroDispatchLive reports that Buffalo City Metro (BCM) faces a complete municipal service delivery shutdown as thousands of disgruntled workers down tools on Wednesday pending a response to pay increase

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weblinksOur links page provides references to South African labour news reports we have come across on the Internet on Tuesday, 15 March 2016.

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