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: 16-08-2018

medicaldoctorTimesLive reports that junior doctors are blaming shifts of 30 hours or more for the death in a car accident of young doctor Ilne Markwat.  

amcu thumb medium80 81Reuters reports that the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) said a tweet on its Twitter feed stating that it would seek a R12,500 monthly minimum during upcoming platinum pay talks was not a final demand set by the union.  

hospersaBDLive reports that private hospital group Netcare’s plans to outsource its Medicross pharmacies and its hospital retail outlets to retailer Clicks have drawn the ire of independent pharmacists and union Hospersa.  

sabcIn the course of an interview with City Press, SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng said he has been thinking that maybe the national broadcaster’s employees should have uniforms “so that they can understand unity.”  

earningsCBC News reports that South African firefighters who made international headlines for singing when they arrived in Canada have now turned to protest songs over the wages they're being paid.