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: 26-09-2017

picBusinessLive reports that Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba and the board of the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) were due to hold a crunch meeting on Tuesday to deal with reports that the government was planning to raid the fund manager to bail out struggling companies under its control.  

numEWN reports that several hundred members of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) at Petra Diamonds’ Finsch Mine in the Northern Cape were expected to go on a planned strike on Tuesday morning.  

cloverThe New Age reports that Clover was due on Tuesday to be faced with an “illegal” national strike, with about 2,100 members of General Industries Workers’ Union of SA (Giwusa) intending to down tools in demand for an 11.5 % wage increase and a monthly housing subsidy of R1,500.  

postoffice thumb100 EWN reports that the SA Post Office (Sapo) says it has contingency plans in place to deal with a strike by the Communications Workers Union (CWU).  

newsCity Press reports that Khulubuse Zuma faces sequestration and the exposure of all his financial affairs after he stopped paying his debts to the liquidators of the ruined Pamodzi gold mines.