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: 17-01-2019

gautrainANA reports that labour federation Cosatu in Gauteng said on Tuesday that it was dismayed by the news that the provincial department of transport would be subsidizing Gautrain operating expenses with R1.6-billion this year.  

newsMining Weekly reports that consortium Project Halo on Tuesday rejected allegations of impropriety in the way it secured the bid to acquire Optimum Coal Mine, Koornfontein Mine, and Optimum Coal Terminal in Mpumalanga.  

nehawu80ANA reports that the National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) on Tuesday said it was concerned by the remarks made by the parliamentary portfolio committee on home affairs about the use of cellphones by front desk staff during working hours.  

saceNews24 reports that the Democratic Alliance (DA) has welcomed the decision by the SA Council for Educators (SACE) to make it a requirement for teachers applying for registration to produce a valid police clearance certificate.  

news shutterstockIn our afternoon roundup, see summaries
of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that appeared thus far on
Tuesday, 15 January 2019.