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: 17-01-2019

protestBusinessLive reports that there were more municipal protests in 2018 than any other year since 2005, but analysts are worried that there could be another spike this election year.  

amcu thumb medium80 81Mining Weekly reports that the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) on Wednesday suspended the process of verifying union membership at Sibanye-Stillwater’s gold operations.  

AlexanderForbesBusinessLive reports that two more executives have resigned at Alexander Forbes (AF), bringing the number of those who have left since the unceremonious axing of CEO Andrew Darfoor in September to seven.  

transnetlogo thumb100 BusinessLive writes that state-owned freight and rail company Transnet has lost about R1.3bn through dodgy dealings and malfeasance and is in the process of recovering that money through lawsuits against former officials such as Siyabonga Gama and Brian Molefe.  

chickensBusinessLive reports that according to the SA Poultry Association (Sapa), if the right support measures were put in place by the government, including curbing cheap chicken imports, the sector could immediately create 30,000 new jobs.