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: 15-12-2021

samalogo thumb medium85 87News24 reports that the SA Medical Association Trade Union (Samatu) has written to Health Minister Joe Phaahla, bemoaning his department's continued discrimination against Cuban-trained South African doctors.

Busa2BL Premium reports that less than two weeks after the government signalled urgency in boosting the take-up of Covid-19 jabs, it has left the important task to businesses after saying it would seek a Constitutional Court order before making vaccination mandatory for access to certain places and activities.

numMining Weekly reports that the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has expressed concern about the “deepening crisis” in SA, saying it felt that the “gains of the 1994 democratic breakthrough were fast withering away under the weight of deepening inequality and mass unemployment”.

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nedlacIOL reports that the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) has recommended the implementation of mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations in workplaces.