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: 21-09-2018

NorthamReuters reports that members of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) will decide whether or not to return to work at Northam Platinum’s Zondereinde mine on Tuesday, which is when the police and the company are due to report back to the union.  

ambulanceDaily News reports that four paramedics were attacked on Wednesday in KwaMashu, Durban, and in Roodepoort, Johannesburg.  

gautengThe New Age reports that Gauteng Premier David Makhura on Wednesday promised that five million jobs would be created in Gauteng in the next 14 years from a massive R1.3 trillion capital investment in social and economic infrastructure.  

coalBDLive writes that SA’s coal producers could be the next to face a wave of litigation from workers with lung diseases, after successes against gold companies by workers who contracted silicosis.  

DesVanRooyenTimesLive reports that Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen has ordered the 278 municipalities under his watch to stop making termination settlement agreements - better known as "golden handshakes".