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

saa thumb medium95 76Bloomberg reports that the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) and trade unions are working together on a business model for a new national carrier that will replace the embattled SA Airways (SAA).  

sapsThe Citizen reports that the SA Police Service’s national headquarters in Pretoria has been closed down temporarily after a member tested positive for Covid-19.  

newsThe Star reports that racism allegations have rocked the “financially strained”, 120-year-old Pretoria Society of Advocates (PSA), which faces accusations that mooted liquidation plans are aimed at ridding it of black practitioners.  

parliamentNews24 reports that Parliament's Higher Education Portfolio Committee is to conduct a preliminary inquiry into the fitness of newly appointed vice-chancellor of Sefako Makgatho University, Professor Peter Mbati, who got the job despite allegations of sexual harassment hanging over his head.  

sandf thumb medium90 89News24 reports that according to Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, "very few" SA National Defence Force (SANDF) members have been infected with Covid-19, but she has declined to indicate how many.