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: 24-02-2024

news shutterstockIn our roundup of weekend and recent reports,
see summaries of our selection of South African
labour-related stories that recently appeared.

arcelormittalBL Premium reports that the Department of Trade, Industry & Competition (DTIC) is pushing to increase steel exports to other African countries and root out customs fraud on imported steel in a bid to avoid the closure of ArcelorMittal SA’s (Amsa's) long-steel operations.

nxesiFin24 reports that government has made changes to proposed new employment equity targets, including doing away with specific targets for African, coloured, Indian and white workers.

earningsFin24 reports that the national minimum wage (NMW), including for domestic and farm workers, will be been hiked by 8.5% to R27.58 an hour from 1 March.

gautengThe Citizen reports that the Gauteng Health Department has called for heightened policing in and around Coronationville in Johannesburg as persistent crime incidents continue to affect Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital.