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

fawuThe Star reports that the troubles facing the Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu) have deepened, with labour relations registrar Lehlohonolo Molefe demanding that it must account for millions of rand in subscription income and unsecured and interest-free loans.  

ekurhuleni thumb medium85 107The Star reports that a senior officer from the Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department (EMPD) was electrocuted to death whilst executing his duties in Estera, Germiston, on Tuesday.  

durbanANA reports that eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede and councillor Mondli Mthembu are alleged to have orchestrated a march to Durban City Hall last month that called for the removal of the city manager because he would not sign off on a payment for an illegal tender.  

legalaidsaThe Citizen reports that Legal Aid SA (LASA) has been accused of using intimidation tactics to discourage workers, including lawyers and support staff, from taking part in Wednesday’s planned demonstrations.  

news shutterstockIn our afternoon roundup, see summaries
of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that appeared thus far on
Tuesday, 14 May 2019.