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: 19-06-2019

gideonduplessisGideon du Plessis, general secretary of trade union Solidarity, writes that, as is the case with #FeesMustFall, labour relations are complicated and are characterised by hidden agendas.  

metrorail thumb medium90 92TMG Digital reports that the Gauteng government will hosting a two-day summit on Friday and Saturday aimed at “tackling topics that are sure to raise a nerve with the users of rail”.  

southafricalogoBusinessLive reports that revenue collections have fallen R23bn short of what was projected in the February budget, with R12.5bn of this shortfall coming from personal income tax and R8bn from VAT.  

platinumbarReuters reports that Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has reached a tentative wage increase deal, and the offers by both Amplats and Impala Platinum (Implats) oblige mineworkers to refrain from all industrial action.  

harmonyMining Weekly reports that a contractor was killed in a construction-related accident at Harmony Gold's Central Plant, in Welkom, on Wednesday.