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: 20-01-2018

telkom thumb100 ITWeb reports that some 1,189 employees have left Telkom, either by accepting the company's voluntary severance packages (VSPs) or early retirement packages.  

uberBloomberg reports that Uber Technologies drivers in South Africa have gone on strike after the ride-booking service said tariffs in the country would be cut by as much as 20% to boost demand during the winter months.  

ShopriteBDLive reports that workers at a distribution centre owned by food retailer Shoprite have downed tools in protest over poor pay and outsourcing.  

glencoreMining Weekly reports that mining giant Glencore and Umsimbithi Mining on Thursday laid criminal arson charges following the torching of two trucks and offices at the Wonderfontein coal mine.  

mtnBDLive reports that MTN SA is still feeling the effects of a prolonged strike by its workers last year, with the telecoms giant notching up the highest number of complaints against any company in SA.