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: 16-03-2018

cosatuMail & Guardian writes that the value-added tax (VAT) increase, public sector wage talks and the withdrawal of a motion to discuss the nationalisation of the Reserve Bank in Parliament has set Cosatu on a collision course with President Cyril Ramaphosa’s government.  

southafricalogoNews24 reports that Phumudzo Maphaha has been appointed as the new presiding officer of the Department of Labour’s Grayston Drive pedestrian and cyclist structural bridge collapse inquiry.  

TegetaCity Press reports that according to business rescue practitioner Johan-Louis Klopper, the Gupta family “raped and pillaged” the productive companies they controlled to subsidise unprofitable ones, and to pay for everything from houses to their jet and a game farm.  

er24Timeslive reports that a man spent several hours trapped chest-deep in a grain silo in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) as colleagues frantically tried to dig him out.  

SantamTimeslive reports that a senior manager at financial services giant Santam has been placed on suspension after he allegedly made after-hours calls soliciting “adult entertainment” from a recruiter who was head-hunting him.