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: 23-03-2018

concourtThe Star reports that the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) is due to bring finality to the question of whether the singing of a struggle song with the lyrics “Kill the boer” is grounds for firing black workers for being racist.  

westerncape thumb medium80 80GroundUp reports that about 80 community healthcare workers marched to the Western Cape provincial legislature on Thursday demanding to be integrated as public servants in the Department of Health.  

numsaFin24 reports that the National Union of Mineworkers of SA (Numsa) on Thursday called on its members to embark on a general strike on 25 April 2018 to defend the right to strike.  

news shutterstockIn our afternoon roundup, see summaries
of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that appeared thus far on
Thursday, 22 March 2018.

earningsBusiness Report writes that the CEO of asset management company Sygnia, Magda Wierzycka, said on Thursday that the minimum living wage for South Africans should be R6,000 per month.