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: 20-06-2018

news shutterstockIn our Thursday roundup, see summaries
of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that have appeared since
midday on Wednesday, 30 November 2016.

nehawu80ANA that, although SA had made strides in the fight against HIV/Aids through the biggest treatment programme in the world, stigma continued to hold back progress in eliminating the disease.  

gautengANA reports that the Democratic Alliance (DA) has called for payment provider SmartPurse to be fired following the company’s late payment of community health workers (CHWs) in Gauteng.  

education thumb100 News24 reports that teachers' unions appeared before a parliamentary committee on Wednesday and lashed out at the ‘jobs-for-cash’ report, slamming the speed at which it was compiled, the generalisations it contained and some of its recommendations.  

metrorail thumb medium90 92eNCA reports that Cape Town train commuters may be facing major delays on Thursday morning.  Vandalism at several Metrorail stations has affected services this week.