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: 21-10-2017

weblinksOur links page provides references to South African labour news reports we have come across on the Internet on Thursday, 19 October 2017.

lonminlogo thumb medium90 90News24Wire reports that platinum producer Lonmin has raised "deep concerns" following the death of employee Tholakele Dlunga this week, the sixth in the platinum belt in the North West in the past three months.  

mosebenzizwaneMiningmx writes that Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane, emboldened by President Jacob Zuma’s decision to retain him in the Cabinet, kicked back on Wednesday against attempts to “try him by public opinion”.  

vavi1HuffPost writes that with tensions at an all-time high between the ANC and its alliance partners, the SA Communist Party (SACP) has labelled President Jacob Zuma's axing of its general secretary, Blade Nzimande, as a minister of state as a declaration of war.  

chickensReuters reports that industry experts said on Wednesday that commercial egg production in SA has tumbled 17% and over 1,000 workers have lost their jobs in the wake of an outbreak of avian flu in June.