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: 20-03-2019

standardbankBusiness Report writes that labour unions have reacted negatively to news that Standard Bank plans to close down 91 branches across the country, which might result in 1,200 people losing their jobs.  

groupfiveFin24 reports that Group Five, which is conducting retrenchment proceedings, has estimated that it would need to pay out R233m in severance pay as it enters business rescue.  

GEPFCity Press reports that state employees will soon be able to retire early with no penalties, but conditions will apply.  

AGONews24 reports that leaked photographs show that a day after the control of Bosasa (now known as African Global Operations) was handed back to CEO Gavin Watson and his fellow directors, armed security guards were called in to escort staff off the premises after they were summarily suspended on Friday morning.  

education blackboard thumb medium80 92Fin24 reports that Clarissa Venter, the Afrikaans teacher who was captured on video when she slapped a Grade 9 pupil, will return to work in the second term.