Last Update: 14-12-2017


education blackboard thumb medium80 92The Witness reports that finance portfolio committee members in the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) provincial legislature “are sick and tired” of the prolonged head count by the provincial Department of

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houseEngineering News reports that South Africa’s property sector is dipping into other industries for skills, as pockets of excellence have left the industry short-handed.  

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effPretoria News reports that the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Thursday marched to BMW SA in Rosslyn to highlight the plight of SA Trim workers who were allegedly unfairly dismissed.  

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AlexanderForbesBusiness Report writes that Alexander Forbes has advised that it did not experience mass withdrawals as a result of proposed changes to tax laws relating to retirement fund reform.  

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ShopriteANA reports that on Thursday numerous Shoprite workers organised under the #OutsourcingMustFall movement protested at Shoprite's Centurion distribution centre against poor pay and their employment

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houseFinancial Mail presents statistics on injuries in SA’s construction industry last year, including total number of injuries, fatalities and incidents of permanent disability.  

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metrorail thumb medium90 92News24 reports that Metrorail said in a statement on Thursday that train services between Pretoria and Johannesburg have been severely impacted due to sinkholes.  

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numNews24 reports that police have not yet been able to establish whether two men arrested in possession of dangerous weapons at a strike meeting at Barberton Mines were part of a plot to assassinate a top

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pikitupBDLive reports that Pikitup is acting on its ultimatum to discipline SA Municipal Workers’ Union (Samwu)-aligned workers who have staged three unprotected strikes between December and this month.  

weblinksOur links page provides references to South African labour news reports we have come across on the Internet on Thursday, 17 March 2016.

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gautengHealth E-News reports that at least 400 Gauteng community health workers (CHW) are suing the Gauteng Department of Health, alleging the department violated labour law when it asked them to re-apply

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MoodysSowetan writes that industrial action will be high on the agenda when rating agency Moody's meets with labour unions this week.  

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pikitupSowetan reports that Johannesburg’s waste management entity Pikitup said on Thursday it was intensifying its contingency measures to counter the effects of the waste collection service disruptions‚

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protestDispatchLive reports that unemployed Eastern Cape social work graduates on Wednesday spent their third night protesting outside the provincial social development headquarters in King William’s Town.  

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AquariusPlatinumANA reports that North West police were on Thursday still searching for men who killed a mineworker and injured three others during a shooting outside Bambanani shaft of Aquarius Platinum Mine in

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easterncape thumb100 DispatchLive reports that Bhisho government officials are enjoying an early Easter break as water cuts in the area continue to affect operations at the Eastern Cape’s capital town.  

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cosatuEWN reports that labour federation Cosatu has appealed to ratings agency Moody’s to consider the living and working conditions of South Africa's poor before deciding whether or not to downgrade the

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graduate thumb100 SowetanLive writes that a year after graduating with a law degree from the University of Venda (Univen), Pfumelani Mabasa remains unemployed, a position he believes he would not be in had he studied

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gavel thumb100 Diamond Fields Advertiser reports that a Northern Cape businessman and miner was on Tuesday acquitted in the Northern Cape High Court of the murder of one his farmworkers, who died only hours after he beat

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nelsonmandelabayHeraldLive reports that the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is in discussion with three major investors to bring their respective businesses, comprising two call centers and a manufacturing

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