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: 15-12-2021

news shutterstockIn our roundup of weekend news, see
summaries of our selection of South African
labour-related stories that appeared since
Friday, 10 December 2021.

presidencyTimesLive reports that President Cyril Ramaphosa has tested positive for Covid-19, Minister in the Presidency, Mondli Gungubele, confirmed on Sunday night.

zimflagBL Premium reports that the government has indicated that Zimbabweans have a 12-month period from 31 December to replace special visas, which have enabled them to live, work and study in SA legally.

gideonduplessisIn an informative overview, Gideon du Plessis, trade union Solidarity’s general secretary. writes about key unresolved workplace that will be issues of importance on the labour relations scene in 2022.

AlexanderForbesBusiness Times reports that Alexander Forbes (AF) believes SA has seen the last of large-scale corporate retrenchments due to the pandemic, but the expected gradual recovery of businesses means those who lost their jobs are being forced to cash in their pensions while they hunt for work in a sluggish economy.