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: 25-04-2018

sabcTimesLive reports that trade unions and the Save Our SABC Coalition were expected to meet Hlaudi Motsoeneng, chief operating officer of the public broadcaster, at noon on Monday to discuss the suspension of six journalists who spoke out against censorship.  

meibcBusiness Times reports that the beleaguered Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council (MEIBC) was thrown a life-line at the eleventh hour last week when employers agreed to extend the existing levy agreement for another year.  

statssaBDLive reports that the formal sector shed 15,000 jobs in the first quarter, to 9.273-million employees, Statistics SA’s Quarterly Employment Statistics (QES) survey showed on Monday.  

numsaBusiness Report writes that the spectre of a strike in the retail motor industry has increased, with the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) having declared a dispute in negotiations for a new industry agreement.  

cosatuCity Press reports that Cosatu has washed its hands of the unfolding labour issues at the SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), saying no one had asked for its help.