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: 19-01-2021

news shutterstockIn our afternoon roundup, see summaries
of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that appeared thus far on
Tuesday, 19 January 2021.

CapeTownlogoCape Argus reports that the City of Cape Town's health department, and other departments, have visited various establishments within the metro to ensure compliance with Covid-19 regulations.  

sabcSowetanLive reports that as the SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) prepares to release 303 workers from its employ, the public broadcaster has been urged not to retrench people with a physical disability   

UIFIn a letter to Business Day, Democratic Alliance (DA) deputy shadow employment & labour minister Michael Bagraim MP reports that most of the outstanding disputes regarding the Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (Ters) are slowly being resolved.  

eskomTimesLIVE reports that according to state-owned power utility Eskom, Covid-19 has affected its operations at the Medupi power station, where 48 of 75 contractors have tested positive for Covid-19.