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: 21-01-2020

ambulanceCape Times reports that more paramedics have been left traumatised after two more attacks on them while they were helping patients.  

SolidarityBusiness Report writes that trade unions have called on the government to urgently review its economic policies amid a jobs bloodbath that has seen mining and manufacturing companies announce plans to retrench over 5,000 employees.  

RichardsBayMineralsBusinessLive reports that the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Monday that President Cyril Ramaphosa and minerals & energy minister Gwede Mantashe should directly intervene and defuse ongoing tensions and violence at the beleaguered Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) mine.  

sandf thumb medium90 89Business Insider SA reports that the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is looking for a thousand new recruits to join its ranks in the navy, army or air force.  

necsa1Fin24 reports that the Nuclear Energy Corporation of SA (Necsa) acknowledged on Monday that its ability to pay salaries to employees at the end of January was at doubt.