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: 06-07-2020

transnetlogo thumb100 BusinessLive reports that state-owned freight transport and logistics company Transnet is deploying some staff from its Durban operations to Cape Town in a bid to boost capacity in the region.  

UIFBusinessLive reports that the website for the Unemployment Insurance Fund’s (UIF’s) Covid-19 relief benefit has been taken down again because it continues to show the confidential information of applicants.  

santacoEWN reports that taxi bosses in the Western Cape have not yet reached agreement over whether to support a call to disregard lockdown regulations.  

labourcourtsBusinessLive reports that the Labour Appeal Court (LAC) has reserved judgment after hearing arguments on behalf of the business rescue practitioners (BRPs) for SA Airways (SAA) and the airline’s unions on whether employees could be retrenched before finalisation of a rescue plan.  

education thumb100 SowetanLive reports an Eastern Cape high school at the centre of a major Covid-19 outbreak is preparing to open its doors to more of its learners despite over 200 learners and employees having tested positive for the virus.