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: 14-12-2017

education blackboard thumb medium80 92City Press recounts some of the tales of violence in schools that teachers related last week.  Pupils slap, stab, threaten and throw chairs at teachers.  

miners2BusinessLive reports that a small device, with an aerial the size of an adult’s forefinger and a wafer-thin circuit board the width and length of a matchbox, could crack open the problem of finding mine workers lost in underground rockfalls.  

ambulanceNews24 reports that the Western Cape emergency services have warned that staff won’t be able to enter some areas should they be declared Red Zones.  This came after a crew was robbed over the weekend and another had to escape community members.  

metrorail thumb medium90 92News24Wire reports that Metrorail Western Cape announced on Monday the suspension of all trains running on the central line, which services areas such as Khayelitsha, Philippi, Mitchells Plain, Bishop Lavis and Langa, until further notice.  

fedusa thumb medium80 85ANA reports that labour federation Fedusa said on Monday it would be meeting with the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) on how to protect workers’ pensions hit by a heavy sell-off in the securities of beleaguered retailer Steinhoff.