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: 24-05-2018

ambulanceTimeslive reports that the driver of an ambulance that collided with a police officer in a private vehicle in Cape Town on Tuesday was arrested for allegedly being under the influence of alcohol.  

numANA reports that the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) indicated on Wednesday that it would be holding a protest march against Eskom in Durban on 9 June over a “provocative” offer of a zero-percent wage increase.  

DlodloBL Premium reports that Public Services and Administration Minister Ayanda Dlodlo said on Tuesday that SA’s R587bn public sector wage bill had shot through the ceiling and the government would have to cut back on critical services if it failed to rein in pay increases.  

cosatuBusinessLive reports that President Cyril Ramaphosa is confident that the national minimum wage (NMW)‚ which he spearheaded‚ will be implemented — but only after a few minor issues have been addressed with alliance partner Cosatu.  

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of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that appeared thus far on
Tuesday, 22 May 2018.