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: 25-09-2018

joburgcityThe Citizen reports that Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba suspended an employee of the city for racism after he referred “in an insulting manner to a so-called ‘black mentality’”.  

ramaphosa2Engineering News reports that President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday paid tribute to SA’s massive defence industry for creating much needed jobs and bringing in foreign currency.  

mildredoliphantBusinessLive reports that labour minister Mildred Oliphant said in Wednesday that trade unions were negotiating for conditions that were less favourable for workers than what was contained in the Labour Relations Act (LRA).  

southafricalogoBusinessLive reports that the cabinet has approved the third version of the Mining Charter and has agreed to ask parliament to withdraw changes to a key mining law, paving the way to improve regulatory certainty for investors.  

metrorail thumb medium90 92ANA reports that Metrorail’s train service running between Pretoria and Johannesburg was disrupted on Wednesday due to overhead catenary wires being cut and stolen at Irene from both the up and down lines.