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

kznlogo thumb100 News24 reports that according to the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) department of health, five staff members at King Edward VIII Hospital in Durban have tested positive for Covid-19.  

gautrainEngineering News reports that from 1 June, the Gautrain expanded its operating hours for the train service, in line with the easing of travel restrictions.  

newsFin24 reports that according to a revised estimate by National Treasury, job losses could be between 690,000 and 1.79 million due to the impact of Covid-19 on the SA economy.  

telkom thumb100 Business Report writes that the Federations of Unions of SA (Fedusa) and the Information Communications and Technology Union (ICTU) have called on Telkom to put an immediate end to a renewed retrenchment process.  

saa thumb medium95 76BL Premium reports that a draft business rescue plan for SAA circulated to affected parties at the weekend advises that it will take some R21bn to settle all the obligations of the old SA Airways (SAA) and capitalise a new state-owned airline.