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: 18-07-2019

protestNews24 reports that the ANC's parliamentary team said it was working closely alongside the labour department to ensure that the UIF application process for pensioners who worked for the apartheid-era Ciskei Transport Corporation and SA Railways was concluded without delay.  

phiyegaTMG Digital reports that the public hearing into the fitness of suspended National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega to hold office was adjourned on Friday after two witnesses gave evidence for the evidence leaders.  

saa thumb medium95 76Business Report writes that Dudu Myeni, chairwoman of South African Airways (SAA), wants to set up an employee share scheme (Esop) at the financially troubled airline.  

statssaReuters reports that South Africa's unemployment rate rose to 26.7% of the labour force in the first quarter of this year from 24.5% in the fourth quarter of 2015.  

mtnBusiness Report writes that Mteto Nyati, CE of MTN South Africa, said last week the company was looking at a process of equalising the pay and benefits of temporary workers with those of its permanent staff.