news shutterstockIn our Tuesday roundup, see summaries
of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that have appeared since
midday on Monday, 16 May 2016.


MINING LABOUR

Rasimone Platinum mineworker succumbs to injuries

ANA reports that Royal Bafokeng Platinum on Monday announced that a mineworker who was injured last week during a mining accident at its Rasimone Platinum Mine in Rustenburg has since died.

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Amcu to start consultations with members on platinum pay demands

Reuters reports that members of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) will on Thursday begin meetings to decide on pay demands for platinum producers as wage talks loom.

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Numsa welcomes silicosis and Aurora judgments affecting mineworkers

TMG Digital reports that the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) has applauded what it calls two historic court rulings in favour of “super-exploited mineworkers”.

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Other labour posting(s) in this news category

  • Hof hoor hoe goudbende maande lank onder in myn bly, at Netwerk24
  • Lonmin advances, but Magara warns of testing wage talks, at Miningmx
  • Understanding the silicosis judgment, at GroundUp


COLLECTIVE BARGAINING / INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

Nehawu ‘not using proper channels’ to resolve labour disputes at Parliament

EWN reports that Parliament’s management says the National Education Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) is not using the proper channels to resolve labour disputes.

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INDUSTRIAL ACTION / STRIKES / LOCK-OUTS

Limpopo staves off doctors’ strike over work conditions and lack of equipment

TimesLive reports that Limpopo health officials have staved off a strike by doctors unhappy about work conditions and lack of equipment.

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REMUNERATION / BONUSES / FRINGE BENEFITS

KwaZulu-Natal government fights to curb performance bonus payments

BDLive reports that the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) government is involved in a tussle with public sector unions in the province over its proposal to halt payment of performance bonuses in a move intended to cut expenditure.

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EDUCATION / SKILLS / TRAINING / QUALIFICATIONS

Sadtu demands new way of allocating teachers to schools

TMG Digital reports that the SA Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu) is demanding the scrapping of a system through which teachers are allocated to schools on the basis of the number of pupils registered.

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Sadtu mulls action over jobs-for-cash report claims

BDLive reports that the SA Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu) is on the back foot after the damning findings of the final "jobs for cash" report were leaked.

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Other internet posting(s) in this news category

  • Gauteng MEC Lesufi rubbishes claims he could be linked to ‘jobs for cash’ scandal, at EWN


OTHER REPORTS AND ISSUES

Sactwu and City of Cape Town locked in court battle over Good Hope Centre

News24 reports that the Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (Sactwu) and the City of Cape Town are locked in a court battle over the future of the centrally located Good Hope Centre.

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WEB LINKS TO LABOUR NEWS ARTICLES ON MONDAY, 16 MAY 2016

See our listing of links to labour articles published on the internet on Monday, 16 May 2016 at SA Labour News

 

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