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: 17-06-2018

nactulogoFin24 reports that, although expelled from Cosatu, the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) will still have an input to forums such as Nedlac where labour is represented by three trade union federations.  

parliamentCity Press reports that fathers are moving closer to getting 10 days’ paid leave to bond with their newborn babies or adopted children.  This will be a marked improvement on the three days of family responsibility leave they are currently allowed.  

acsaBusiness Report writes that the Airports Company SA (Acsa) says it plans to create 50,000 jobs in the next nine years as part of a new corporate strategy to grow the airport management company.  

samalogo thumb medium85 87TimesLive reports that thousands of doctors will from this week wear armbands to indicate how long a shift they have worked.  This, the South African Medical Association (SAMA) says, will put the spotlight on the dangers of making doctors work excessively long hours.  

ambulanceNews24 reports that a Pietermaritzburg paramedic was stabbed and assaulted while trying to assist the injured at a motor vehicle accident scene on Saturday night.