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: 18-08-2017

implatsheadgear smlANA reports that the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) said on Wednesday that no new entrant mineworker when employed in the platinum mines should earn less than R10,000 a month on basic salary.  

nersaEngineering News reports that the Energy Intensive Users Group (EIUG) intends to approach the National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) before the end of September with a proposal for structural changes to Eskom’s tariff for large power users.  

platinumbarFinancial Mail writes that platinum mining companies are having to take painful decisions to make operations resilient in the face of low prices, regulatory uncertainty, labour and community protests and an unclear demand outlook.  

UNTUEWN reports that transport union Untu (United National Transport Union) on Wednesday reiterated that drastic measures were needed to improve security at railway stations and on trains in Cape Town.  

southafricalogoFin24 reports that the Department of Labour (DOL) is intensifying its efforts to root out JSE-listed companies that contravene the Employment Equity (EE) Act.