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: 16-11-2018

joburgcityThe Citizen reports that firefighters who survived the tragic Bank of Lisbon building fire in September this year were nearly trapped and burned to death because the fire-escape was blocked by a magnetic security gate.  

denosa thumb medium60 92The Citizen reports that nurses at a Katlehong health centre have deserted it in protest after a midwife was attacked, allegedly by a group of community members at the weekend.  

FronemanBusinessLive reports that Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman told the Competition Tribunal at the hearing on Tuesday of the company’s proposed merger with Lonmin that consolidation was the “bitter medicine” the SA platinum industry needed if it was to be saved.  

sabcSABC News reports that organised labour has accused the SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) of paying lip service to the Labour Relations Act in its drive to push forward with retrenchments.  

kznlogo thumb100 ANA reports that KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Health member of the executive council (MEC), Sibongiseni Dhlomo, on Tuesday himself performed two autopsies at the Fort Napier Medico-Legal Mortuary in Pietermaritzburg.