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: 08-04-2021

strike thumb medium85 85SowetanLive reports that fourteen game reserves owned by the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA) have been shut since Tuesday after employees downed tools demanding better working conditions and for those in acting positions to be appointed permanently.

De RuyterBL Premium reports that parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) has put its investigation into allegations of racism against Eskom CEO André de Ruyter on hold, to allow the power utility to conduct its own probe.

numMiningmx reports that the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has called on the government to intervene at Blyvoor, a gold mine west of Johannesburg.

eskomFinancial Mail writes that a perfect storm may engulf Eskom and trade unions as they start a new round of wage talks this month.

healthcareThe Citizen reports that the government is playing catch up on its national vaccination programme, with the Department of Health (DOH) announcing a revision of the country’s vaccine strategy, nearly a month before its delayed roll out.