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: 20-07-2018

The Citizen reports that a machine that will produce the world’s first biodegradable menstrual hygiene pads has been unveiled at the historic Liliesleaf Farm, as part of the Nelson Mandela centenary commemorations.  

employment thumb100 Thomson Reuters Foundation reports on Harambee, a South African "youth employment accelerator" that links talent-hungry businesses with promising poor kids.  

Stats SABusinessLive reports that the consumer price index (CPI) rose 4.6% in June from a year earlier, thanks mainly to rising fuel prices.  

cosatuGroundUp reports that about 50 workers affiliated to labour federation Cosatu gathered outside Parliament on Monday to call for the increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) to be scrapped.  

nursing thumb medium90 93GroundUp reports that hundreds of nurses from across KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) marched to the provincial legislature in Pietermaritzburg on Monday seeking to get the MEC for Health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, removed.