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: 20-01-2018

gunReuters reports that the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Friday that its branch chairman at Lonmin’s Eastern Platinum Mine, who was shot by unknown assailants at his home in Bapong village near Brits on Thursday night, subsequently died in hospital.  

unisaEWN reports that the University of South Africa (Unisa) has decided to extend applications for the 2018 academic year to Tuesday, 23 January, while the closing date for registrations has been moved to 30 January.  

EmfuleniANA reports that the Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Thursday it would oppose proposed salary hikes at Gauteng’s Emfuleni municipality, arguing that the money should instead be used to improve services.  

metrorail thumb medium90 92BusinessLive reports that no trains will run on Cape Town’s busiest commuter line for the rest of the week‚ and possibly over the weekend.  

unisaEWN reports that the National Education Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) says the strike by its members at the University of South Africa (Unisa) will continue indefinitely if the institution refuses to meet their demands.