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: 03-03-2021

farming thumb medium80 84BL Premium reports that Agri SA, a federation of agricultural organisations, says the national minimum wage (NMW) of R21.69 per hour — which came into effect on Monday — could result in the loss of more than 4,000 jobs in the agricultural sector.

Tshiamiso TrustMining Weekly reports that the Tshiamiso Trust, which was established in February 2020 to manage the payment of benefits to eligible silicosis and tuberculosis (TB) sufferers in the gold mining sector, has paid benefits to the first seven claimants in the past two months.

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joburgcityBL Premium reports that the City of Johannesburg has parted ways with its accounting officer, Ndivhoniswani Lukhwareni, over issues of service delivery.

headgearMiningmx writes that SA’s mining sector believes it can vaccinate between 2.5 and three million people against Covid-19 infections. Using its extensive healthcare facilities, digital database, and outreach into mining-related communities, there’s no reason to suppose this won’t be achieved.