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: 20-03-2019

news shutterstockIn our afternoon roundup, see summaries
of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that appeared thus far on
Monday, 18 March 2019.

sapsSaturday Star reports that more police officers die in motor vehicle accidents than are killed by criminals, and one of the reasons for this was a culture of cops refusing to wear safety belts when they were in cars.  

VantageGoldfieldsCity Press reports that the families of the three mine workers who died when a support pillar at a mine in Mpumalanga collapsed in 2016, trapping them underground, have issued a plea to Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe to ensure that those responsible for the accident are prosecuted.  

sapuNews24 reports that according to the SA Police Service (SAPS), it was business as usual at police stations across the country on Monday.  

publicprotectorCape Argus reports that almost seven months after the Public Protector (PP) confirmed that she was investigating the causes behind the myriad failures of Metrorail in the Western Cape, there are still no findings.