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: 18-08-2017

weblinksOur links page provides references to South African labour news reports we have come across on the Internet on Thursday, 17 August 2017.

sabcNews24 reports that the eight SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) journalists, who were fired for speaking out against the broadcaster's decision to censor coverage of protests, have been honoured with the annual Guardian of Governance award for their bravery.  

employment thumb100 SABC News reports that according to former Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas, government has not put enough emphasis on policy development to tackle youth unemployment.  

marikanacommission thumb100 BusinessLive reports that legal representative Dali Mpofu said on Wednesday that mineworkers who were injured during the Marikana massacre were preparing to challenge the findings of the commission of inquiry into the events in August 2012.  

lonminlogo thumb medium90 90The New Age reports that unions have strongly condemned Lonmin and its CEO Ben Magara over his statement that miners who skipped work on Wednesday to attend occasions in remembrance of the Marikana massacre would be subjected to a “no work, no pay” policy.