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

eskomSowetan reports that according to energy experts, cash-strapped Eskom might have to shed jobs to afford the 7.5% salary increase offer it has tabled to its three unions, which were due on Tuesday to give feedback on the latest offer.  

SalgaANA reports that the Department of Labour announced on Monday that the SA Local Government Association (Salga) had submitted the outstanding documents required to avoid deregistration.  

sactwuThe Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers' Union (Sactwu) has settled its wage negotiations for 2018 for the General Goods and Handbags and for the Tanning leather sectors, respectively.  

SaftuBusinessLive reports that ahead of the jobs summit promised by President Cyril Ramaphosa, the SA Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) has decided to convene a similar forum, bringing together 75 civil society organisations.  

ramaphosa2Reuters reports that President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday that SA would tighten its mine safety regulations to hold mine operators accountable for accidental deaths in the industry.