Today's Labour News

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Last Update: 04-06-2020

nxesiEWN reports that Department of Employment and Labour (DEL) Minister Thulas Nxesi on Tuesday advised that the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) was making steady progress on its promise to earnestly start capturing and processing many Covid-19 relief benefits applications.  

SanefEWN reports that hundreds of journalists have been retrenched or temporarily laid-off as companies buckle under the pressure brought on by the national lockdown to stop the spread of Covid-19.  

sapsCape Times reports that the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) is investigating the death of a sex worker while in police custody at Mowbray police station in April.  

DrakensteinCape Argus reports that the Drakenstein Municipality has lost more than R800 million in income and 2,200 jobs as a result of the national Covid-19 lockdown.  

southafricalogoEWN reports that the Department of Employment and Labour (DEL) on Tuesday said that it was concerned that only 55% of SA businesses were complying with the health and safety regulations that aimed to keep workers safe from the Covid-19 virus.