Today's Labour News

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Chronological with latest additions at the top

Trapped Lily Mine workers ‘probably dead’ - The New Age

Transport interdicts Port Shepstone taxi operators after disruptions - The Witness

Hearings find Pikitup workers guilty of participating in an unprotected strike - SABC News

Military veterans march to demand improved service delivery - SABC News

Joburg explains why Pikitup boss is still at work - IOL News

Pikitup strike continues, but no need yet to panic about plague, says expert - News24

SA needs accelerated growth to tackle unemployment, says CDE – BDLive

Retirement fund members urged to be active participants in their funds - SABC News

Uber drivers in SA strike after tariffs cut – BDLive

Joburb mayor Parks Tau hopeful Pikitup strike will end - News24

Pikitup: Joburg hopes for strike settlement - Business Report

Van Rooyen vows to restore stability at strike-hit Mogalakwena Municipality - SABC News

Lily Mine workers' representatives to address workforce on Thursday – SABC News

Pikitup: Intimidation hampers efforts to implement contingency plans - EWN

Amcu opts for further talks with Sibanye instead of planned strike – BDLive

Joburg mayor hopes to end waste wars by Friday - eNCA

About 900 workers protest poor pay at Shoprite distribution centre – BDLive

OutsourcingMustFall activist fabricated his kidnapping, say Hawks - SABC News

Parks Tau seeks legal action against Samwu - The Citizen

Amcu suspends strike at Sibanye Gold - Mineweb

Parks Tau dismisses DA’s bubonic plague claims - The Citizen

‘Really important’ to avoid strikes this year, says Ford SA boss - Engineering News

Last year’s strike makes MTN a target for consumer complaints - BDLive

Ford’s R2.5bn plant expansions to create 1,200 jobs – HeraldLive

Hearings against Pikitup workers wrap up - The Star

Pikitup strike a crime against humanity, says Maimane - News24

Cosatu slams ANC’s Gupta link - The Citizen

More employees accept Telkom packages – ITWeb

New hope for retrieval of trapped Lily miners - Business Report

Solidarity warns of skills shortage at Telkom - Business Report

Chaos at Durban container terminal due to suspected labour dispute - Daily News

Sibanye may ice shafts if AMCU strike is well supported - Miningmx

‘Western Cape trains will still operate despite strike’ - Cape Times

Satawu threatens Western Cape rail strike - Cape Times

Sibanye Gold takes action to stop Amcu strike at Cooke Mine - Business Report

Western Cape Metrorail commuters called to seek alternative transport - SABC News

Opinion & Analysis: Let’s be honest about wage-jobs trade-off - BDLive

Claasen Board of Inquiry into Phiyega starts on 3 May – The Citizen

Negotiations between Samwu and Pikitup expected to continue through night - SowetanLive

Pikitup beefs up security - eNCA

Uitspraak voorbehou in Transnet-saak oor pensioentrekkers – Netwerk24

Cosatu lends sceptical weight to ANC and Zuma - TimesLive

Kubaanse ingenieurs kos al R22 m. - Netwerk24

Pikkie Greeff in pekel oor ‘muitery’ - Netwerk24

Telkom agrees that 8.5% of staff can exit on voluntary deals – Moneyweb


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