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: 26-06-2019

protestPretoria News reports that members of the #OutsourcingMustFall movement have accused tertiary institutions, the City of Tshwane and other institutions of reneging on certain agreements regarding outsourced workers.  They have threatened to shut down Gauteng, rendering it ungovernable for a day.  

sasolBusiness Report writes that close to 1,600 workers in Secunda, Mpumalanga, downed tools on Thursday after the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) could not come to a wage agreement with Sasol.  

education blackboard thumb medium80 92The Mercury reports that a northern KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) teacher has denied having sex with schoolgirls after videos of him engaging in sex circulated on social networks.  

anglogoldashantiThe Citizen reports that a former AngloGold Ashanti mineworker has accused the company of illegally terminating his employment and claiming he was medically incapacitated, despite advice from doctors to the contrary.  

telkom thumb100 The New Age reports that talks between telecoms company Telkom and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) on the strike that has entered its fourth week have hit a stalemate, both sides said on Wednesday.