Today's Labour News

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Last Update: 03-03-2021

ramaphosa2Independent News reports that President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Sunday night that SA would go to level 1 Covid-19 lockdown with immediate effect. “The country has now clearly passed the second wave,“ Ramaphosa noted.

woolworthsBL Premium reports that according to Woolworths CEO Roy Bagattini, the number of jobs that have been cut in the retailer’s fashion and home division is very small.

saa thumb medium95 76BL Premium reports that SA Airways (SAA) does not have plans to get into the air any time soon, saying in an update on its website on Friday that domestic and regional flights were suspended until 30 April and international flights until 31 October.

ramaphosa2BusinessLive reports that President Cyril Ramaphosa revealed on Sunday evening that SA has signed a deal with pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson (J&J) that adds 2-million more doses to what was initially secured.

cosatuBL Premium reports that trade union federation Cosatu said on Sunday that proposed changes to the Pension Funds Act regulations would help mobilise much-needed investment in infrastructure.