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: 10-12-2018

earningsITWeb reports that Altron paid former Altech CEO Craig Venter R15 million in a "separation payment" when he left the company last year according to the IT organisation's 2016 Remuneration Report.  

encaEWN reports that eNCA says it has started consultations with its employees over its policy around the wearing of “doeks” following claims that the broadcaster canned a story because the reporter was wearing a headscarf.  

phiyegaANA reports that it was asserted on Thursday that Riah Phiyega was restricted from intervening in the labour unrest in North West prior to the Marikana massacre, and so there’s no way she could be liable for the orders that led to the massacre.  

numCape Times reports that the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has lost 40% of its members in five years, which has resulted in the union operating at a financial loss since 2013.  

earningsBDLive writes that the £9m remuneration package that is on the cards for Old Mutual CEO Bruce Hemphill is part of a "unique pay structure designed for a unique set of circumstances", a group spokesman said on Thursday.