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: 20-07-2018

newsBusinessLive reports that happiness police, real-time chatbots for employees and burnout monitors are just some of the applications that have been developed to ensure that staff are healthy and fulfilled.  

MineralsCouncilSABL Premium writes that the state of SA’s gold mining industry is worse than first thought, with fewer than 20% of gold mines making money at prevailing prices of about R520,000/kg.  

eskomEWN reports that labour unions have been given just over a week to respond to Eskom's latest wage offer, which the power utility insists is fair and competitive.  

goldbarsANA reports that Solidarity has become the second workers’ union to reject the latest three-year wage offer tabled by gold producers, joining the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), which slammed the wage offer as a “pittance” and “insulting” to workers.  

ancThe Citizen reports that the ANC moved fast to axe an employee at its headquarters, Luthuli House in Johannesburg, after news broke on Wednesday of his arrest during a cash-in transit heist blitz on 6 and 7 July.