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: 13-09-2019

TranspharmBusinessLive reports that Transpharm, a subsidiary of grocer Shoprite, is losing R11m a day due to crippling industrial action by disgruntled workers who are demanding salary increases of over 100%.  

news shutterstockIn our afternoon roundup, see summaries
of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that appeared thus far on
Thursday, 12 September 2019.

uctNews24Wire reports that the University of Cape Town (UCT) says it will not tolerate further disruptions by a group of people not employed by it, but who have protested on its campus wanting the institution to give them jobs.  

samwu thumb medium80 78The Star reports that a faction of the SA Municipal Workers’ Union (Samwu) has set itself on a collision course with the City of Johannesburg’s mayor Herman Mashaba following his decision to recognise another rival group.  

parliamentANA reports that suspended Secretary to Parliament, Gengezi Mgidlana, who was suspended more than two years ago, could face the axe after a disciplinary panel recommended that he should be summarily dismissed on four of the charges levelled against him.