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: 19-10-2020

joburgcityNews24 reports that a 36-year-old woman masquerading as a City of Johannesburg official was arrested on Saturday for allegedly stealing 60 hard drives from various workstations at the City's offices in Braamfontein.  

healthcareThe Star reports that in the midst of the healthcare crisis brought by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Gauteng Health Department doesn’t have enough permanent staff in key positions.  

PACThe Citizen reports that according to Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) secretary for labour, Luvo Vanyaza, the pending retrenchments of 1,600 employees by Cell C couldn’t have come at a worse time and action must be taken by government, which must also investigate all lockdown-related retrenchments.  

sabcSowetan reports that the SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has given trade unions a final opportunity to make submissions on the looming retrenchment of 600 workers after consultations collapsed on Friday.  

CapeTownlogoNews24 reports that robbers lured two City of Cape Town firefighters into a trap with a hoax fire call on Saturday morning.