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.

weblinksOur links page provides references to South African labour news reports we have come across on the Internet on Friday, 3 June 2016

Chronological with most recent web postings at the top

Retrenchments are the current challenge facing mineworkers, says minister - EWN

Afspraak-moorde: Groot verligting oor arrestasie - Netwerk24

Suspect nabbed for Krugersdorp ‘appointments’ murders - The Citizen

Sadtu wants school arsonists punished‚ says 'agents' and 'handlers' must be exposed - TimesLive

Promoted KZN teachers underpaid by millions - Daily News

Two prison warders killed in North West crash - IOL News

Meter taxi drivers take on Uber drivers at Cape Town airport - News24

Graduates search for work on street corners - TimesLive

Claassen inquiry mulling Phiyega’s fate after proceedings wrap up - The Citizen

Lawyer says no evidence exists that Phiyega tried to thwart the Marikana inquiry - BDLive

Mine safety a ‘red flag’ for DMR as number of fatalities rise - Mining Weekly

Body of Impala Platinum miner finally found - SABC News

SA’s Compagnie Financière Richemont pays three top execs equivalent of over R437m – BusinessTech

Body of trapped Implats miner located, recovery under way – Mining Weekly

Govt still pursuing banks on Oakbay accounts closures, says mines minister – Moneyweb

No warm welcome for Zwane at NUM central committee meeting – Business Report

Gold mining companies to appeal silicosis class action certification ruling - Mining Weekly

FlySafair krapperig oor Solidariteit - Netwerk24

Lawyer says it is not necessary for Phiyega to lead evidence - BDLive

Phiyega not duty-bound to testify, inquiry told - eNCA

SA’s firefighters in Canada get pay raise after ‘slave labour’ concerns - SA Labour News

AB InBev beer deal faces Fawu appeal at tribunal – Fin24

Varsity personnel taking extra strain in wake of #FeesMustFall protests - HeraldLive

Quest for living wage, need to contain costs overshadow upcoming platinum pay talks - Mining Weekly

Internal doc shows NUM to demand 20% wage hike at Amplats - Business Report

The forgotten Marikana widow – SowetanLive

Irvin Jim: Workers won't be exploited - SowetanLive

Two new PE call centres to create over 800 jobs - HeraldLive

Fawu and Saccawu not leaving for new federation, says Cosatu – Business Report

Lily miners yet to be paid, says Solidarity – Business Report

Struggling NUM has lost 40% of its members in five years - Business Report

NUM president Matosa slams internal factionalism - The New Age

Not all happy with Msunduzi staff reorganization - The Witness

eNCA starts consultations with employees over ‘doek’ policy - EWN

Claassen-kommissie ‘moet politieke inmenging bekyk' - Netwerk24

Teachers vow to stand by Western Cape principal who faces dismissal – TimesLive

Phiyega passes buck by saying Marikana culpability lies with her subordinate - Daily News

Phiyega's defence pushes blame onto Zukiswa Mbombo - EWN

ANN7 staff could lose for booing ANCYL president - TimesLive

Young, black, educated, jobless - Daily News

Riah 'made political decision' when responding to Marikana strike – TimesLive

Allan Gray backs Old Mutual’s CEO pay plan after ‘robust’ talks - Moneyweb

Old Mutual points at ‘unique circumstances’ for huge proposed CEO payout - BDLive

SA on track to hit annual target of 30,000 artisans, says Blade - BDLive

Vicious arson attack claims two East Rand construction workers – The Star

‘Breathtakingly inaccurate’: Phiyega castigated as inquiry moves to a close - Daily Maverick

Beskerm fabriekswerkers, eis EFF - Netwerk24

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