Court extends paid maternity leave to men who become dads through surrogacy
Friday, 27 March 2015 11:58
Times Live reports that in a ground-breaking judgment yesterday, the Labour Court in Durban said it was discriminatory to refuse paid maternity leave to a gay man who became a parent through surrogacy.
Assmang Black Rock workers stage protest against layoffs
Friday, 27 March 2015 12:15
Kathu Gazette reports that several hundred mine workers at Assmang Black Rock made a robust call on 17 March 2015 to their management to reverse the decision to retrench close to 371 workers with effect from April 2015.
Gold mines’ claim of better living for miners a sign of panic, says NUM
Friday, 27 March 2015 11:43
Sowetan reports that the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has rejected claims by AngloGold Ashanti (AGA), Gold Fields, Harmony Gold and Sibanye Gold that they have turned around the lives of their workers by offering them better accommodation and says that the R1.5-billion that the gold producers have spent on accommodation on the mines is a smokescreen.