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: 06-04-2020

news shutterstockIn our afternoon roundup, see summaries
of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that appeared thus far on
Monday, 6 April 2020.

transnetlogo thumb100 ANA writes that Bonang Mohale, chancellor of the University of the Free State, said on Friday that criticism of Sizakele Mzimela’s ability to head Transnet Freight Rail was uninformed.  

delilleMail & Guardian reports that in a last-minute reprieve, 90 employees of the ailing Independent Development Trust (IDT) were given a three-month extension of their contracts, despite plans by the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPW&I) to dissolve the state-owned company.  

earningsBL Premium reports that RCL’s decision to help top executives cash out of a supposed long-term share incentive scheme has infuriated shareholder activists and embarrassed parent company Remgro.  

PSLSunday Times reports that the Premier Soccer League (PSL) has not considered the issue of salary pay cuts for players yet.  In the wake of the coronavirus crisis, major leagues around the world have been suspended and leading clubs have announced various salary cuts.