Today's Labour News

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weblinksOur links page provides references to South African labour news reports we have come across on the Internet on Thursday, 12 May 2016

Chronological with latest web postings at the top

Aurora runs out of road - TimesLive

Cosatu thrilled by Aurora ruling – IOL News

One MTN worker dead, 13 hurt in crash – IOL News

VUT obtains court interdict against protesting students - eNCA

SA labour market at worst levels since global economic crisis: Solidarity index - BusinessTech

South Africa has a skills shortage. How do we fix it? - EWN

Unemployment grant claims rubbished by social development department – IOL News

Salaries one area where Joburg beats Cape Town hands-down - BusinessTech

Indian dock-workers in Cape Town must be sent back to India, says Cosatu - BDLive

Patients deserve compassionate nurses‚ not ‘devils in white’, says health minister - TimesLive

Correctional Services lauds nurses - SA Govt News Agency

Public Protector directs former Venda employees should receive pension fund monies - TimesLive

Land minister lauds Cape Town's use of tourism to create jobs - Fin24

Weermag: ‘Regstellendeaksie, dissipline en straler pla’ - Maroela Media

500 cops to tackle crime on railways - Cape Argus

International Nurses Day: SA nurses live in fear - Pretoria News

Nursing staff: The first port of call for the ailing – Daily News

Satawu strike at Teti Traffic continues - Business Report

Judgment expected on Friday in the silicosis certification case – DispatchLive

Court to decide on Friday on class action suit against gold sector - EWN

Pikitup says it has recovered from five-week strike - BDLive

Cabinet plans to develop least-developed parts of SA to tackle jobs crisis - BDLive

SA hard at work to reduce unemployment – SA Govt News Agency

Chaos at Vaal University of Technology as students and police battle - BDLive

41% bang hulle verloor hul werk - Netwerk24

Khulubuse Zuma, others still liable for Aurora debt as appeal bid fails - Fin24

Appeal court rules Aurora directors must pay salaries of 5,300 employees - BDLive

Buffalo City Metro jobless numbers are set to soar – DispatchLive

There is an alternative to retrenchment, says organisational psychologist – SABC News

Thirty attacks on Western Cape teachers reported this year – Cape Argus

Aurora directors run out of appeals and must now cough up R1.7bn for workers and damages - Business Report

Teti Traffic strikers to hand over memo at Sanral offices on Friday before CCMA meeting - TimesLive

SAA denies wage deadlock - Fin24

SAA wage negotiations head for CCMA mediation - BDLive

SANDF on brink of closing shop over budget cuts - IOL News

Push to crack down on civil servants doing business with the state – IOL News

Mapisa-Nqakula says underfunding is affecting army’s ability to function - BDLive

Artisan training for jobless eThekwini youth – Daily News

Sadtu PMB picket highlights lack of teachers, overcrowded classrooms - The Witness

Job creation, technology must go together - Business Report

PIC denies losing R100bn in state pensions after 9 December – Business Report

Rival faction booted out of Eastern Cape Samwu PEC meeting in East London - DispatchLive

Mines impact on health delivery in Bojanala district, says North West MEC - ANN7

How Joseph Mathunjwa became the most feared man in SA mining - Financial Mail

NUM on the sidelines in the upcoming platinum wage negotiations - Financial Mail

Guptas in new labour storm with claim UIF levies weren’t paid over - Financial Mail

Protesting students tell VUT staff to stay away – The Citizen

SA joins world to celebrate Nurses Day - SABC News

Resistance by unions to GEPF pension payouts grows – BDLive

VAT hike would be no solution to budget deficit, says Fedusa - BDLive

Solidarity launches class action against GEPF – Moneyweb

Greater scrutiny of top public sector job seekers’ qualification - TimesLive

Failing work environment leaves prison employees feeling imprisoned themselves - TimesLive

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