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: 04-06-2020

news shutterstockIn our afternoon roundup, see summaries
of our selection of South African labour-
related stories that appeared thus far on
Wednesday, 3 June 2020.

SRWPThe Star reports that the Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party (SRWP) has raised concerns over the increased number of mineworkers who have tested positive for the Covid-19 virus.  

newsSowetanLIVE reports that thousands of Mamelodi commuters are increasingly getting desperate for transport to work and back home amid a dispute which has seen taximen down tools.  

education90News24 reports that the SA Democratic Teachers' Union (Sadtu) and Cosatu in the Western Cape vowed on Tuesday to keep education MEC Debbie Schäfer and the provincial head of education "personally accountable for any flouting of health and safety regulation in this province".  

JMPDNews24 reports that a Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) officer is in a serious, but stable, condition following a shootout in Turffontein on Tuesday evening.