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

ebrahimpatelEngineering News reports that Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel has been drafting guidelines on employee ownership and other broad-based ownership schemes and intends and intends this week to publish a practice note dealing with some clarifications around community trusts and individual ownership schemes.

eskomBL Premium reports that Eskom’s management and trade unions are expected to meet at the company’s bargaining forum this week to try to hammer out a new wage deal for the state-owned power utility’s employees.

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lindiwesisuluThe Citizen reports that trade union Solidarity has expressed its disappointment in Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Lindiwe Sisulu for allegedly changing her story regarding the 24 Cuban engineers brought to SA to assist with ailing water infrastructure.

randwaterTimesLIVE reports that the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) has issued a certificate of non-resolution in a dispute between Rand Water and the SA Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu).