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: 20-07-2018

FortHareTimeslive reports that the University of Fort Hare in the Eastern Cape has had to cancel what it had hoped would be the last leg of its mid-year examinations as they have been disrupted by ongoing wage protests.  

newsTimeslive reports that Limpopo police have released the names of the six mineworkers who were killed in an underground fire at the Palabora Mining Company in Phalaborwa over the weekend.  

newsSowetan reports that Mzwanele Manyi, owner of Afro Voice newspaper (formerly The New Age), which shut its doors last month leaving workers in limbo, has applied for the company's liquidation.  

ictSowetan reports that Nqobile Majola is one of 19 deaf students completing a gruelling coding course that will allow them to secure work after battling to find jobs.  The 26-year-old from Pietermaritzburg is one of the top students in their first-ever coding class.  

sactwuThe Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers' Union (Sactwu) has declared a national wage dispute in the clothing sector as, after three rounds of negotiations, the parties failed to reach a wage settlement.