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: 24-05-2018

education blackboard thumb medium80 92Mail & Guardian reports that the Department of Basic Education (DBE) is undertaking a major effort to improve literacy and numeracy in three of the country’s most rural provinces.  

ramaphosa2Timeslive reports that President Cyril Ramaphosa has praised Volvo Group SA for its continuing investment in the country’s economy and commitment to the empowerment and development of the youth.  

samwu thumb medium80 78News24 reports that infighting within the SA Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) has led the Western Cape High Court to rule that the Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) must place the Samwumed board under provisional curatorship.  

SteinhoffBusinessLive reports that Steinhoff International repurchased 40.4-million shares from its employee share-participation scheme in a transaction valued at about R2.3bn around 24 October 2017.  

JoelNetshitenzheBusiness Report writes that according to Joel Netshitenzhe of the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (Mistra), there should be tighter systems and structures of accountability in the implementation of mining social and labour plans.