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

news shutterstockIn our afternoon roundup, see summaries
of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that appeared thus far on
Wednesday, 16 January 2019.

amcu thumb medium80 81David McKay writes that the strike at Sibanye-Stillwater’s gold mines, due to be extended to its platinum group metal mines in Rustenburg in a secondary strike, feels like an important moment for both the company, and the Association of Mineworkers & Construction Union (Amcu).  

parliamentEWN reports that Parliament’s labour portfolio committee has agreed to fix a technical glitch affecting the new National Minimum Wage Act by way of an amendment bill, while at the same time stressing that the new legislation was in full force and effect.  

Sibanye StillwaterMoneyweb reports that Sibanye-Stillwater will have to wait longer for the conclusion of its long overdue all-share takeover of Lonmin following an eleventh hour appeal filed by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) against the Competition Tribunal’s approval of the transaction.  

bladenzimandeTimesLIVE reports that the Department of Transport has a backlog of 324,000 driving licence cards that have yet been printed following delays caused by a labour dispute.