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: 06-05-2021

LosiFin24 reports that labour federation Cosatu took the opportunity on 1 May to reiterate its position that no worker at state-owned power utility Eskom should be retrenched.

southafricalogoCity Press writes that threats of a massive public sector strike next month are being undercut by disunity amongst the public sector trade unions.

joburgcityEWN reports that on Monday morning it was all systems go for a Metrobus worker’s strike.

sabcCity Press reports that some of the retrenched SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) employees are at risk of losing their cars and houses because the public broadcaster has not yet paid their severance packages.

ancSunday Times reports that the SA Revenue Service (Sars) is said to have garnisheed the ANC's Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) allocation funds – taking away R17m meant for the governing party – in part-payment of the party's ballooning tax bill.