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.

Last Update: 14-11-2019

news shutterstockIn our afternoon roundup, see summaries
of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that appeared thus far on
Thursday, 14 November 2019.

easterncape thumb100 DespatchLIVE reports that the Eastern Cape department of health is poised to arm security guards working in hospitals with pepper spray and stun guns in a bid to curb attacks on patients and staff.  

ComairTimesLIVE reports that Comair has put contingency plans in place to mitigate any impact the SA Airways (SAA) strike on Friday may have on its flight schedules.  

gautengPretoria News reports that if Gauteng MEC Jacob Mamabolo has his way, all public transport drivers could soon be forced to have advanced driving licences as a means of curbing fatalities on the roads.  

saa thumb medium95 76BusinessLive reports that in yet another twist to the drama unfolding at South African Airways (SAA), the SA Transport and Allied Workers’ Union (Satawu) said on Thursday that it would interdict the carrier’s plan to retrench more than 900 employees.