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: 25-04-2019

cosatuIndependent News reports that a week before the country’s working class celebrates its international labour day, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said that as it was KwaZulu-Natal’s (KZN’s) turn to host the main event, major opportunities existed for it to recruit more members in the province.  

UniteBehindEWN reports that lobby group Unite Behind says that the latest train torching in Cape Town drives home its point that the rail crisis needs to be declared a national disaster.  

FortHareCity Press reports that the University of Fort Hare council has issued vice-chancellor and principal Professor Sakhela Buhlungu with a letter of intention to suspend him.  

eskomFin24 reports that former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has lost his third appeal regarding R11m he received from Eskom as part of a R30m pension payout when he left the state-owned entity.  

amcu thumb medium80 81BusinessLive reports that in 60 days the axe could fall on the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu), one of SA’s most militant and disruptive trade unions, after a senior government official gave notice on Wednesday of cancelling its registration.