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

cosatuSowetanLive reports that labour federation in North West has called on the government to treat all traditional leaders equally when addressing land issues to avoid tribalism.  

education blackboard thumb medium80 92Sunday Tribune reports that a Phoenix teacher who was found guilty of falsifying a doctor’s certificate in 2015 and going on sick leave for 1,522 days was back in class on Monday.  

minerMining Weekly reports that contrary to the expectation that it would move towards employing a higher number of skilled personnel to catalyse modernisation and mechanisation targets, the local mining industry has backtracked, employing a significant number of unskilled personnel instead.  

parliamentANA reports that the Chairperson of Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources, Mr Sahlulele Luzipo, and the Chairperson of the Select Committee on Land and Mineral Resources, Mr Olifile Sefako, said on Monday that mining deaths in SA have reached crisis proportions.  

education blackboard thumb medium80 92The Citizen reports that Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has a plan to enlist taxpayer-funded graduates to do community service in schools.