Today's Labour News

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Last Update: 23-01-2019

news shutterstockIn our afternoon roundup, see summaries
of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that appeared thus far on
Wednesday, 23 January 2019.

Solidarity2Trade union Solidarity’ advised on Wednesday that its urgent application to set aside with immediate effect the suspension of Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen will be heard in the Johannesburg Labour Court on Thursday.  

southafricalogoPretoria News reports that the unsafe working conditions and lack of air circulation inside the national Department of Health’s Civitas headquarters in Pretoria are believed to have caused the untimely death of a 59-year-old general worker.  

Stats SABusinessLive reports that consumer inflation eased to 4.5%, the mid-point of the SA Reserve Bank’s 3% to 6% target range, in December 2018, aided by a steep petrol price decrease that month.  

newsNews24 reports that the so-called SABC 8 has outright rejected claims that they benefited from a R100,000 donation by state capture-implicated Bosasa to cover their living expenses while suspended by Hlaudi Motsoeneng, COO at the SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC).