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: 17-01-2019

psaEWN reports that the Public Servants Association of SA (PSA) has condemned a suggestion by Parliament's home affairs portfolio committee to ban cellphone use during working hours at the front desks at the Department of Home Affairs.  

ConCourtBL Premium reports that one of SA’s largest fixed-income lenders says any attempt by the government to force pension funds to invest in bankrupt state-owned companies (SOEs) is likely to spark a Constitutional Court (ConCourt) challenge.  

Solidarity2The Citizen reports that at a press conference held by trade union Solidarity, suspended Schweizer-Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen was in tears as she read out a statement in Afrikaans.  

lonminlogo thumb medium90 90Mining Weekly reports that precious metals miner Sibanye-Stillwater and platinum group metals miner Lonmin have agreed to extend the longstop date for the transaction in which Sibanye will acquire all of Lonmin’s issued share capital.  

medicaldoctorTimesLIVE reports that shortening doctors’ internships from two years to one year is being mooted to alleviate the strain in the training of doctors.