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: 25-02-2021

sapsNews24 reports that bedevilled Crime Intelligence (CI) boss Peter Jacobs has managed to stay a fraught disciplinary process – underscored by dramatic claims of criminality and espionage – that could see him axed.

artisan2Stefanie De Saude Darbandi, immigration and citizenship law specialist at De Saude Darbandi Attorneys, writes that thousands of skilled people working in SA could face visa renewal challenges, or even be forced to leave the country, if their job descriptions have been cut from the latest SA critical skills list.

prasaGroundUp reports that in a scathing judgment, Labour Court Judge Edwin Tlhotlhalemaje has ruled against the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) for firing Nqobile Pearl Munthali, head of the Prasa Development Foundation, on 29 January.

protestGroundUp reports that workers at a Ladismith cheese factory who demonstrated outside the factory last week in solidarity with farm workers in the area now face disciplinary action from the company for leaving their workplaces.

newsCape Argus reports that civil society organisations have requested an extension by another week of the deadline for applications by early childhood development (ECD) centres for Covid-19 relief funds.