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: 20-11-2017

southafricalogoNews24 reports that employees of the national Department of Public Works (DPW) will now be measured against the payment of contractors within 30 days.  

cosatuThe Citizen reports that labour federation Cosatu will go on a national strike if funds from the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) are used to bail out the embattled SA Airways (SAA), Parliament heard on Friday.  

southafricalogoCape Times reports that a Drakenstein Correctional Centre official has been dismissed after an internal disciplinary hearing found him guilty of misconduct relating to the escape of convicted murderer from the prison earlier this year.  

metrorail thumb medium90 92TimesLive reports that thick black clouds of smoke billowed from three carriages of a passenger train that caught alight in Cape Town just after noon on Monday at the Century City railway station.  

harmonyNews24 reports that Harmony Gold confirmed on Monday that one of its miners had died over the weekend in a "fall of ground incident" at its Masimong mine in Welkom, Free State.