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: 21-01-2020

sandf thumb medium90 89News24 reports that the Department of Defence and Military Veterans' ministerial task team has briefed the department about its mandate to investigate cases of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and sexual offences within the SA National Defence Force (SANDF).  

earningsGroundUp writes that Pinky Mashilane, founder of United Domestic Workers of SA, points out that domestic workers buy in the same shops and pay the same transport costs, “so we must be treated like all workers and get the same minimum wage."  

saa thumb medium95 76Moneyweb reports that government has yet to find the remaining R2 billion needed for the South African Airways (SAA) business rescue plan, but has reaffirmed its commitment to seeing the business process to its successful conclusion.  

cwu thumb medium90 95Reuters reports that the Communication Workers Union (CWU) is angered by Telkom’s plan to cut up to 3,000 workers and on Sunday called for an urgent meeting with the ruling ANC and the minister of communication.  

newsColumnist Mamokgethi Molopyane writes that barely a month into 2020, retrenchments, the trimming of workforces and restructuring talks are dominating the news.