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: 21-10-2017

strike thumb medium85 85Netwerk24 reports that operations at MTO Forestry’s sawmills in George have been temporarily suspended.  This came about after workers who were unwilling to take part in a strike conducted by the National Certified Fishing and Allied Workers’ Union (NCFAWU) were attacked and assaulted.  

implatsheadgear smlMail & Guardian reports that with the recent spate of killings on the North West platinum belt mirroring the murders that happened before the Marikana massacre in August 2012, mining unions have raised red flags about the heightened tension.  

Solidarity2ANA reports that trade union Solidarity was due on Wednesday to return to the negotiating table with low-cost carrier Mango Airline amid an ongoing pilots' strike over wage hikes.  

gavel thumb100 News24 reports that a security guard accused of sexually assaulting up to 87 girls at a Soweto primary school where he worked was expected to appear in the Protea North Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.  

CCMABusiness Report writes that the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) is so overwhelmed with cases it has to deal with that it has partnered with the Department of Labour (DOL) for office space as it buckles under pressure.