Embattled Eskom, unions in talks over turnaround strategy

Today's labour news

Embattled Eskom, unions in talks over turnaround strategy 2019-08-23 [ANA/IOL]

Cosatu slams Ramaphosa’s suggestion around using pension funds for SOEs 2019-08-23 [SABC]

Cosatu 'in principle' open to prescribed assets, but warns against looting 2019-08-23 [Fin24]

Gauteng Municipal workers’ strike over – for now 2019-08-23 [Randfontein Herald]

Northern Cape Samwu unhappy over Sol Plaatje Municipality’s failure to table report 2019-08-23 [SABC]

End could be in sight for chicken tariffs wars 2019-08-23 [The Citizen]

KwaZulu-Natal Sadtu cracks the whip on 'abusive' members 2019-08-23 [The Mercury]

DStv workers to strike in protest at layoffs 2019-08-23 [Tech Central]

Petrol attendants threaten strike if wage talks fail 2019-08-23 [Eyewitness News]

Free State Angry paramedics march to premier’s office 2019-08-23 [OFM/The Citizen]

Limpopo COSATU demands police attention on GBV cases 2019-08-23 [CapricornFM]

COSATU welcomes the Johannesburg High Court’s ruling on the “gratuitous display” of the old apartheid national flag 2019-08-23 [Polity]

NUMSA Condemns FRA And RMI for Abusing Fuel Station Workers! 2019-08-23 [Polity]

Eastern Cape Unions march against crime in Motherwell 2019-08-23 [GroundUp]

Gauteng Johannesburg School for Autism hit by Sadtu strike 2019-08-23 [The Citizen]

Ronald Lamola’s intervention in Legal Aid saga averts judiciary shutdown 2019-08-23 [Business Day]

Free State EMS personnel demand Premier address attacks on paramedics 2019-08-21 [The South African]

Gauteng Historical pact overshadowed by Samwu factional battles 2019-08-21 [Moneyweb]

Unions 'disappointed' at Mantashe's Eskom comments 2019-08-21 [JacarandaFM]

Gauteng Samwu distances itself from agreement signed with Joburg mayor 2019-08-21 [Business Report]

Necsa in a state of flux 2019-08-21 [Business Day]

Concourt upholding move to appoint land claims special master hailed 2019-08-21 [Eyewitness News]

Concourt ruling on labour tenants sends message on government inefficiency 2019-08-21 [GroundUp]

Western Cape Farm workers say Oak Valley housing arrangements are racist 2019-08-21 [GroundUp]

No racial profiling of members by medical schemes, specialists association says 2019-08-21 [Business Day]

Gauteng Cleaners say they were fired after being called three little monkeys at Curro 2019-08-21 [The Star]

Labour department wants salary gap information from companies 2019-08-21 [Engineering News]

COSATU welcomes the Constitutional Court ruling endorsing the Land Claims Court’s decision to appoint a special master of the court to handle a backlog of claims 2019-08-21 [Polity]

Ethiopian and South African unions discuss collective bargaining strategies 2019-08-20 [IndustriALL]

City of Joburg and unions ‘do away’ with wildcat strikes 2019-08-20 [Moneyweb]

MWASA union membership transferred to ICTU 2019-08-20 [The Media Online]

Cosatu hails demerit system: Road deaths a 'massive drain' on economy, workers' pockets 2019-08-20 [Fin24]

Attract investment or watch mining die, union leader warns state, industry 2019-08-20 [Fin24]

Denel ordered to hand over taxes – union 2019-08-20 [Moneyweb]

Energy minister sees unions backing Eskom rescue 2019-08-20 [Moneyweb]

North West Union marches against Mbalula’s plans for bus service 2019-08-20 [GroundUp]

Gauteng Lawyers strike ‘spells disaster’ amid court chaos 2019-08-20 [The Citizen]

Limpopo COSATU to intensify its fight against gender-based violence and sexual harassment in the workplace through a march and a seminar 2019-08-20 [COSATU]

Gauteng Newly signed historic labour pact already in tatters 2019-08-20 [Business Day]

Gauteng No municipal services till issues resolved 2019-08-20 [Randfontein Herald]

Motor industry continues talks with Numsa 2019-08-20 [eNCA]

Cosatu pledges support for ANC investment proposal 2019-08-20 [eNCA]

COSATU welcomes the President's signing of the Aarto Act into law 2019-08-20 [Polity]

Officials suspended over jobs-for-pals scheme in schools 2019-08-20 [The Mercury]

Interdict ‘infringes’ on farm workers’ rights 2019-08-20 [Mail & Guardian]

Cosatu owns up on CR17 campaign cash 2019-08-20 [IOL]

Denel promises to honour employee contracts as Solidarity heads to court 2019-08-20 [Fin24]

Mpumalanga Completion of Rob Ferreira Hospital laundry is set again 2019-08-20 [Lowvelder]

Necsa urgently needs a new board 2019-08-20 [Business Report]

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This month in labour history

13-08-1946 Police open fire on and kill several black miners on a march to Johannesburg during a strike for pay parity. [more]

16-08-2012 South African police fire upon and kill 34 miners at Marikana. [more]