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: 19-10-2018

graphdownHeraldLive reports that there may be more water in South Africa’s well this season, but consumers are unlikely to feel the effects until at least the third quarter.  

medicaldoctorDaily News writes that the National Health Department could find itself in a crisis if all stakeholders do not reach an understanding on government’s proposed implementation of its new Commuted Overtime Policy.  

robdaviesBusinessLive reports that Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies, who in December increased tariffs on imported chicken portions, says the government is aware of the crisis facing the poultry industry and is tackling it on various fronts.  

zumaEWN reports that President Jacob Zuma says discussions have started with legal representatives for compensation related to the 2012 Marikana tragedy and that the victims are close to being compensated.  

ambulanceEWN reports that members of a Melomed24 paramedic crew are undergoing trauma counselling after being attacked in Athlone on Friday evening.