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: 06-07-2020

santacoPaul Ash writes that on Sunday the SA National Taxi Council (Santaco) flipped the bird at the government, metro police officers and any of its customers who might prefer to not ride in minibus taxis stuffed to the gills, and not just in this time of Covid.  

healthcareThe Star reports that a new report on health care inequality indicates that while the sector relies heavily on women, they are underpaid and forced to work long hours.  

education blackboard thumb medium80 92The Citizen reports that when thousands of children countrywide return to schools next week, pupils from Filadelfia Secondary School in Soshanguve, outside Pretoria, will be staying at home because the Department of Basic Education (DBE) has closed the school after two teachers tested positive for Covid-19.  

strike thumb medium85 85The Citizen reports on hopes that a waste workers’ strike that has left an stench hanging over Palm Ridge would be resolved at a meeting scheduled for Wednesday morning.  

SA ExpressFin24 reports that a group of employees of state-owned regional airline SA Express, which is currently in provisional liquidation, are pinning their hopes of getting unpaid salaries, as well as fair severance packages, on the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) and National Treasury.