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: 22-07-2017

sapu thumb medium80 79ANA reports that the SA Policing Union (Sapu) on Friday announced the temporary suspension of the 10111 call centre strike that was expected to have continued at the weekend.  

anglogoldashantiSABC News writes that gold producer AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) is going ahead with the retrenchment of 8,500 miners in three mines in the Free State and Gauteng.  

newsSowetanLive reports that former apartheid hit squad leader Eugene de Kock has reportedly been forced out of a retirement centre in Pretoria after 50 black workers complained about the veil of secrecy surrounding his presence at the facility.  

metrorail thumb medium90 92EWN reports that armed guards could soon be deployed to protect Metrorail train drivers in Cape Town.  This is apparently contained in a turnaround strategy presented to unions this week by Passenger Railway Agency of SA (Prasa) acting group CEO Lindikhaya Zide.  

bathabiledlaminiCape Times reports that the National Education Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) wants Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini's powers over the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) to be curtailed.