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: 16-05-2019

legalaidsaThe Citizen reports that the wheels of justice could grind to a halt countrywide if a brewing national strike at Legal Aid SA is not averted.  

strike thumb medium85 85GroundUp reports that farm workers from Oak Valley Estate and supporters from Grabouw blocked the N2 highway near Sir Lowry’s Pass on Monday demanding a wage increase to R250 per day, an end to labour brokering, and the removal of single-sex hostels.  

boardroomtableBloomberg writes that when the world’s biggest platinum producers sit down with labour unions this month to negotiate a new three-year wage deal, it could prove an early test of Cyril Ramaphosa’s new presidency.  

news shutterstockIn our afternoon roundup, see summaries
of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that appeared thus far on
Monday, 13 May 2019.

SRWPThe Citizen reports that a Twitter account representing the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Gauteng sent out a tweet thanking members of the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) for voting for them in Wednesday’s national polls.