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: 06-07-2020

news shutterstockIn our roundup of weekend news, see
summaries of our selection of South African
labour-related stories that appeared since
Friday, 3 July 2020.

Correctional ServicesSunday Tribune reports that seven new cases of Covid-19 were recorded at Durban’s Westville Prison on Friday, three of which were inmates.  Westville is one of the largest prisons in SA.  

sabcCity Press reports that the ANC last week allegedly warned the SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) that its decision to lay off employees would embarrass the governing party and could cost it votes during local elections next year.  

UIFMail & Guardian reports that Department of Employment and Labour (DEL) Minister Thulas Nxesi has painted a bleak picture of the financial threat posed by growing joblessness to the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF).  

nxesiEWN reports that Department of Labour and Employment (DEL) Minister Thulas Nxesi wants every Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) Covid-19 relief transaction audited.