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: 21-01-2020

amcu thumb medium80 81News24 reports that the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) said it was saddened by a "tragic start to 2020" as three mine workers died while on duty last week.  

MboweniBL Premium reports that finance minister Tito Mboweni said on Thursday that the "never-ending demands" of state-owned enterprises (SOEs), the public sector wage bill and corruption and general mismanagement were the major threats to SA’s fiscal sustainability.  

news shutterstockIn our afternoon roundup, see summaries
of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that appeared thus far on
Thursday, 16 January 2020.

saa thumb medium95 76Reuters reports that South African Airways (SAA) has put up for sale nine of its Airbus aircraft, according to a tender document seeking proposals from interested buyers, as seen on Thursday.  

telkom thumb100 BL Premium reports that unions representing most of Telkom's workers have threatened drastic action, including calling for the entire board to be declared delinquent and camping outside the ANC's headquarters, in their fight against the fixed-line operator's plan to cut up to a fifth of its staff.