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 Friday morning roundup, see
summaries of our selection of South African
labour-related reports.

joburgcityBL Premium reports that some 16,000 Joburg commuters were left stranded on Wednesday and Thursday when Metrobus employees downed tools, citing unresolved grievances with the City of Johannesburg-owned bus company.

implatsFin24 reports that Impala Platinum (Implats) indicated on Wednesday that it would complete repairs at its Rustenburg 11 shaft during February and use the following weeks to ramp up to full production capacity during April.

seifsaBusinessTech reports that SA’s metals and engineering sector has suffered major job losses over the last fifteen years, with worries that continued stagnation in the country’s economy could lead to another jobs bloodbath.

newsBloomberg reports that the cost of a traditional South African braai increased moderately in January after a sharp drop the prior month, confirming the SA Reserve Bank’s (SARB’s) forecast that beleaguered consumers may continue to see elevated food prices ease.