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

handcuffsNews24 Wire reports that eleven people have appeared in court following an attack at the Palabora Mining Company in Phalaborwa, Limpopo.

southafricalogoBL Premium reports that public sector unions have set themselves up for a big battle with the state, asking for a wage increase well above inflation less than a week after finance minister Tito Mboweni staked the credibility of the government’s fiscal framework on keeping a lid on compensation costs.

SolidarityTimesLIVE reports that Solidarity and AfriForum on Tuesday said there were no legal restrictions on the purchasing of Covid-19 vaccines and called on the private sector to start buying and distributing them in SA.

protestSowetanLive reports that opera singer Sibongile Mngoma has been staging a sit-in at the offices of the National Arts Council (NAC) in Newtown, Johannesburg, demanding answers about the Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme (PESP).

newsGroundUp reports that when the first Covid-19 lockdown was announced in March last year, theatres across the country went dark and a number of them haven’t reopened.