Today's Labour News

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Last Update: 06-07-2020

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.  

UIFMoneyweb reports that the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has announced that it would pay workers their relief Covid-19 Ters benefit until the end of June.  Nonetheless, those thereafter who still had outstanding documents would be attended to.  

saa thumb medium95 76Business Report writes that some unions at SA Airways (SAA) have threatened to approach parliament to stop the loss of 3,700 jobs following the collapse of their joint restructuring platform with the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE).  

DisChemBusiness Report writes that Dis-Chem chief executive Ivan Saltzman’s total remuneration increased 3.04% to R13.23-million for the year to the end of February, from R12.84m the previous year.