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: 23-08-2019

news shutterstockIn our Wednesday roundup, see summaries
of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that have appeared since
midday on Tuesday, 13 September 2016.

pravingordanTimesLive reports that a new business and government partnership to help young people get a job for a year will be announced within the next few weeks.  

sadtu90Cape Argus reports that the SA Democratic Teachers’ Union in the Western Cape has called for a boycott of the provincial education department’s annual language and maths skills tests for pupils, saying children were being over-tested.  

newsTMG Digital/Sowetan reports that the bodies of two illegal miners were located underground at the disused Langlaagte mine in Johannesburg by a team of their fellow illegal miners.  

education blackboard thumb medium80 92BDLive reports that a new report has found that teachers in SA are getting worse and continue to fare poorly in proficiency in the key subjects of English and maths.