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

news shutterstockIn our afternoon roundup, see summaries
of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that appeared thus far on
Monday, 1 March 2021.

bathabiledlaminiSunday Times reports that the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) blocked former social development minister Bathabile Dlamini's pension payout to recoup the R2m the agency paid for VIP protection of her children back in 2015.

southafricalogoBL Premium reports that public sector unions are in line for another wage battle with government as they will be asking for an increase well above inflation in this year’s wage negotiations.

prasaFin24 reports that Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula said on Saturday that the appointment a new permanent CEO at the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) signified the "beginning of a new era" for the rail agency that has been beset by operational and financial challenges.

eskomNews24 Wire reports that Eskom has suspended its chief procurement officer, Solly Tshitangano, and will be instituting disciplinary action against him following allegations of poor performance over the last year.