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: 20-02-2018

effNews24 reports that the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party said in its Women's Day message on Tuesday that women's salaries should be reviewed so that they could earn the same as men for the same jobs.  

graduate thumb100 TMG Digital reports that the South African Union of Students (SAUS)‚ a federation of 26 student representative councils, called at the Fees Commission on Wednesday for free education to be provided to the poor and the “missing middle” from 2017.  

strike thumb medium85 85BDLive reports that workers went on strike at various Eskom-run power plants, despite a court order prohibiting union members from downing tools, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Wednesday.  

gavel thumb100 Reuters reports that power utility Eskom said on Wednesday it had obtained a court order to stop a strike over pay by thousands of National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) members.  

daThe Citizen reports that the Democratic Alliance (DA) has downplayed reports that it would be ridding the municipalities it governs of workers and officials whom it feels are incompetent or not qualified.