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: 24-01-2020

saa thumb medium95 76Reuters reports that the business rescue practitioners appointed to try to turn around struggling South African Airways (SAA) said on Friday that the national airline had saved enough cash to pay January salaries.  

arcelormittalBL Premium reports that while warning of big financial losses in respect of the 2019 financial year, ArcelorMittal SA (Amsa) said on Thursday that it had cut more than 1,000 jobs as part of steps to reduce costs.  

amcu thumb medium80 81BusinessLive reports that the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) has dismissed an application by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) for leave to appeal against a judgment on retrenchments at Royal Bafokeng platinum mine five years ago.  

AspenBusinessLive reports that pharmaceutical manufacturer Aspen Pharmacare has joined a growing list of SA companies retrenching staff, with plans to shed up to 219 jobs at its Port Elizabeth and East London plants as it seeks to remain globally competitive.  

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of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that appeared thus far on
Thursday, 23 January 2020.