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: 01-12-2023

labourcourtsIOL Business writes that employees who deliberately and recklessly place their colleagues at risk of health hazards by going into work when they are ill, can be charged with misconduct and fired.

newsMoneyweb reports that the Southern Sun Hotel in Rosebank, Johannesburg, has been temporarily closed to assess the extent of the damage caused by a severe hailstorm that gripped parts of the city on Monday night.

exxaroBL Premium reports that coal producer Exxaro is the latest company to face a class action for allegedly failing to implement the necessary safety measures to protect coal miners from contracting illness linked to their work conditions.

sapsNews24 reports that despite budgeting R5.7 billion annually to recruit an additional 30,000 officers by 2026, the SA Police Service (SAPS) has cut 90% of its police reservists in the past decade.

nxesiBL Premium reports that Department of Employment and Labour (DEL) Minister Thulas Nxesi gave an assurance on Wednesday the revised draft employment equity regulations under the Employment Equity Amendment Act would be released for a second round of public comments.