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: 06-07-2020

news shutterstockIn our afternoon roundup, see summaries
of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that appeared thus far on
Thursday, 2 July 2020.

education90SowetanLive reports that teachers' unions say the next phase of the reopening of schools for more than six million pupils is a ticking time bomb because the Department of Basic Education (DBE) failed to meet safety requirements for what had been fewer pupils when the grade 7s and grade 12s restarted school on 8 June.  

Arnot OpCoMining Weekly reports that coal mining company Arnot OpCo has completed a Section 189 (retrenchment) process, affecting 1,100 of its employees.  

newsThe Star reports that it’s all systems go for the rest of the school grades to reopen next week after a full Bench of the North Gauteng High Court turned down an application by Mmusi Maimane and his One SA movement for schools to remain closed.  

gavel thumb100 The Star reports that the R191-million fraud case against former top cop Khomotso Phahlane and a string of other senior officers has seen the State reveal its hand as the matter finally heads to trial.