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: 14-12-2017

weblinksOur links page provides references to South African labour news reports we have come across on the Internet on Tuesday, 12 December 2017.

Solidarity2Pretoria News reports that the Department of Education (DBE) has denied what it said were insinuations by some school principals that 1,800 Gauteng teachers would lose their jobs next year.  

miner thumb medium90 104GroundUp reports that Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources Godfrey Oliphant told Parliament’s portfolio committee on mines last Friday that private litigation “is a flawed solution to the problem of justice for workers who contract occupational disease” and that he had been “discomfited” by the past experience of the asbestos relief trusts.  

VUTTimesLive reports that after accidentally being exposed to HIV‚ a lecturer chose to return to his family home to deal with the trauma, but before he could recover he was dismissed by the Vaal University of Technology (VUT).  

chickensReuters reports that the South African Poultry Association (SAPA) has asked the SA government to seek "urgent comment" after a report indicated that thousands of workers in Brazil's meat and poultry sectors were victims of forced labour and inhumane work conditions.