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: 16-05-2019

sabcThe Citizen reports that three people were transported to hospital after suffering effects of chemical inhalation following a diesel spillage at the SA African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC’s) Radio Park building in Johannesburg on Wednesday morning.  

gavel thumb100 The Star reports that two former security guards who stole R2.8 million in a month by pocketing money they were sent to collect from various businesses will be spending the next nine years in prison.  

employment thumb100 Business Report writes that the mammoth task facing President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa was laid bare on Tuesday with first quarter unemployment data reaching a near two year high as the ailing construction industry shed 146,000 jobs.  

earningsThe Citizen reports that retired Judge Nkola Motata’s gravy train – which paid out nearly R14 million between 2007 and 2016 while he was on special leave – is set to continue while the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) drags its heels on the matter of his impeachment.  

gavel thumb100 TimesLIVE reports that two former SA Revenue Service (Sars) customs auditors will spend three years in jail for attempting to solicit a bribe from a prominent KwaZulu-Natal businessman "to make his tax problems disappear".