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

Sibanye StillwaterMining Weekly reports that Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman on Tuesday responded to the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union’s (Amcu’s) announcement of secondary strike action.  

JMPDTimesLive reports that a Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officer was arrested on Monday after he allegedly took a R10 bribe from a taxi driver in Soweto.  

earningsClaire Bisseker writes that the new national minimum wage (NMW) of R20 an hour came into effect on 1 January and, though it’s too early to tell how well the exemption process is working, there are already allegations from business of bad faith.  

sandf thumb medium90 89News24 reports that a warrant officer in the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) was due to appear in the Thaba Tshwane military court on Tuesday following his arrest for alleged involvement in a cash-for-jobs scam.  

eskomBusinessLive reports that as hearings into Eskom’s proposed tariff increase kicked off on Monday, the ferroalloy industry warned it would not survive a double-digit increase in electricity prices.