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 Friday, 13 May 2016

Chronological with latest web postings at the top

Gold mining victims’ families hope for silicosis settlement - SABC News

Traffic cops protest at PE metro police launch – IOL News

NUM opposed to Lily Mine severance packages - eNCA

Unions hit back at KZN circular suspending performance bonuses – Fin24

Mine workers left out of Anglo American and AngloGold silicosis compensation deal meet - BDLive

Hundreds of teachers picket about overcrowding in KZN schools - BDLive

SAB/Coke merger plan hailed by Fawu – HeraldLive

Class action against mining firms excludes workers involved in other cases - BDLive

Farmworker ‘left to die’ from severed leg – The Citizen

Silicosis: Gold mining companies considering an appeal - The Citizen

Grueling tales behind South African mineworkers’ silicosis class action - TimesLive

Cape Town train crisis bad for business‚ say employers - TimesLive

Aurora directors must pay former workers, says NUM - SABC News

Is labour-intensive construction still an option for unemployment alleviation? - Engineering News

Manufacturing crisis spiraling, says Seifsa - Engineering News

Cosatu applauds silicosis ruling - Business Report

Unions, civil society welcome silicosis class action - The New Age

Lawyer welcomes class action ruling for mineworkers - BDLive

TAC, Section 27 welcome silicosis class action ruling – Engineering News

Silicosis ruling not on merit, gold mining companies note - Fin24

Orlando High School office destroyed in protest over suspension of teacher – News24

Lily Mine’s business plan will include details on how to recover miners’ bodies - BDLive

Wag doodgeskiet toe rowers kitsbank opblaas - Netwerk24

'Former Aurora workers entitled to at least R28k each' - EWN

Man critical after falling 10 metres off Durban company building - TimesLive

Silicosis: Court backs class action - Daily Maverick

Court allows silicosis class action suit against gold firms; firms yet to decide on appeal - Mining Weekly

Court gives go ahead to silicosis/TB class action suit against gold mining companies - BDLive

Metrorail pleased with court order over Satawu's illegal strike - EWN

PE Nurses celebrate special day – HeraldLive

Official PE metro police launch on Friday; but unions not happy - HeraldLive

Vavi says no to Maimane about United Front coalition with DA in NMB - News24

Unemployment is worse than it was when apartheid ended in 1994: study - TimesLive

Silicosis class action judgment may not be good news for miners - BDLive

We’ll withdraw nurses from slack hospitals, says Denosa – The Citizen

Aurora directors must now pay R1.5bn - The Citizen

Aurora bosses ‘dumped miners in abject poverty’ - The Star

Unions pursue different routes in negotiations with SAA - BDLive

Judgment day on Friday for silicosis class action application - Daily Maverick

Nog lyke uit Elandskag gebring - Netwerk24

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