Last Update: 21-10-2017


MmusiMaimaneNews24 reports that Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane said at a Human Rights Day event on Monday that the 2012 Marikana shooting was a repeat of the Sharpeville massacre 52 years

...

McebisiJonasEngineering News reports that Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas said on Thursday that if a country’s artisan skills base was weak, chances were its economy would be weak.  

...

sibanyeReuters reports that the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) said on Friday that its members could strike at Sibanye Gold if the gold producer did not sign a wage agreement.  

pikitupEWN reports that as waste management agency Pikitup implements its contingency plan for refuse collection around Johannesburg, there are reports of intimidation of outsourced workers.  

...

sabmillerBDLive reports that the South African leg of Anheuser-Busch InBev’s (AB InBev’s) takeover bid for SABMiller may be completed sooner than initially expected.  

...

sapsNews24 reports that Lephaphane Elsie Netshivhumbe, who won woman of the year at the police's national service excellence awards recently, says giving to the less fortunate and seeing them smile is

...

eskomSowetan reports that Eskom employees at Mankweng station in Limpopo downed tools on Friday, saying they were being harassed by their employer.  

...

weblinksOur links page provides references to South African labour news reports we have come across on the Internet from Saturday, 19 March to Monday, 21 March 2016.

...

telkom thumb100 MyBroadband reports that Telkom on Friday offered voluntary retrenchments to a large portion of its workforce.  

...

NFPANA reports that Zanele KaMagwaza-Msibi, leader of the National Freedom Party President (NFP), on Monday called for tangible and realistic actions to end racism in South Africa.  

...

pikitupThe Star reports that many streets in Johannesburg’s CBD were littered with garbage on Sunday, despite assurances by waste management agency Pikitup that it has put contingency plans in place to

...

netcare911ANA reports that a 21-year-old farmworker died after falling into a feed mixer at a farm near Petrusburg in the Free State on Saturday afternoon.  

...

amcu thumb medium80 81EWN reports that the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) says it will put a stop to the possible 32,000 job opportunity cuts in the industry by diverting skills elsewhere.  

...

UNTUThe United National Transport Union (UNTU) announced on Friday that it has notified the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) that it intends to commence a strike at midnight on 4 April 2016.  

...

er24ANA reports that a man, believed to be in his 30s, died in an explosion at a company in Gram Road in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, on Friday.  

...

samwu thumb medium80 78BDLive reports that a Labour Court judge on Friday demanded answers from the SA Municipal Workers’ Union (Samwu) and its general secretary, Simon Mathe, about why he and the union should not be held in

...

weblinksOur links page provides references to South African labour news reports we have come across on the Internet on Friday, 18 March 2016.

...

news shutterstockIn our Friday roundup, see summaries
of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that have appeared since
midday on Thursday, 17 March 2016.

...

chrisgriffithMining Weekly reports that price-pressured platinum-mining companies are heading for wage talks burdened by the low dollar prices of their basket of platinum-group metals (PGMs) that even the weak rand

...

newsBusinessTech reports that employer branding company Universum has published its annual list of most attractive employers for 2016 – with a specific focus on South Africa.  

...