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

southafricalogoReuters reports that public sector unions want a general salary rise of consumer price inflation plus 4% for all workers, a document they presented to the government showed on Monday.

sapsNews24 reports that the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has arrested eight Crime Intelligence (CI) officers for allegedly torturing and murdering a suspect in a police station.

capetown thumb100 Weekend Argus reports that the Covid-19 pandemic has had such a severe impact on tourism that authorities say visitor numbers dwindled to something like 30 years ago when SA barely registered on the international travel map.

healthcareSowetanLive reports that the Limpopo department of health has accused thousands of its health workers of milking the state of nearly R2bn in the past two years by allegedly manipulating rosters to create the need for overtime pay.

prasaBusinessLive reports that trade unions have called on new Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) group CEO Zolani Kgosie Matthews to ensure, as part of his priorities at the embattled rail operator, that the theft and vandalism of rail infrastructure is stopped.