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: 25-05-2018

southafricalogoIn a letter to the editor, Johann Maree, UCT Emeritus Professor of Sociology, writes about the protracted negotiations over public-sector wages and working conditions.  

cosatuBusinessLive reports that Cosatu has threatened to intensify its opposition to the government’s recently concluded procurement contracts with 27 independent power producers (IPPs) by going on strike.  

cosatuBusinessLive reports that the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has called on the government and business to place a moratorium on all retrenchments until a jobs summit is held.  

southafricalogoANA reports that the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) will kick off a registration campaign that would see millions in unclaimed benefits paid to former mineworkers in the Northern Cape, the Department of Labour said on Thursday.  

metrorail thumb medium90 92Timeslive reports that Cape Town’s new railway police will be operational within three months.  The R48-million to establish and operate the unit for a year is being contributed by the City of Cape Town‚ the Western Cape government and the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa).