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: 15-07-2020

saa thumb medium95 76BL Premium reports that SA Airways (SAA) creditors have voted overwhelmingly in support of the business rescue plan for the airline, giving the Treasury and the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) until Wednesday to provide a letter of commitment that funding will be forthcoming.  

saa thumb medium95 76BL Premium reports that on the eve of a crucial creditors’ vote on the SAA rescue plan, the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) has lashed out again at the SAA Pilots’ Association (Saapa), accusing it of wanting to derail the process.  

MineralsCouncilSAMining Weekly reports that the return of the 12,500 foreign mineworkers to SA’s mines is taking double the time planned.  The Minerals Council SA’s initial ten-day plan has become a 20-day plan because of the need to overcome bottlenecks.  

ramaphosa2BL Premium reports that three months after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that he and his cabinet would take a one-third salary cut for three months and donate the funds to help with Covid-19 relief, it is still not clear whether the entire executive has followed through.  

sabcCity Press reports that the Broadcasting, Electronic, Media and Allied Workers’ Union (Bemawu) wants the report of a commission of inquiry into interference in the SA Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC’s) newsroom to be retracted.