The mayor of the Bangladesh municipality where a factory building collapsed and killed more than 400 people has been suspended, says a minister.
Labour experts warn that the introduction of two new laws will tighten the noose on employers. Chantelle Benjamin reports.
Many companies in South Africa use labour brokers to circumvent labour laws, says Labour Appeal Court Judge President Dunstan Mlambo.
Half of young South Africans support the idea that labour laws are slowing job growth, a study released on Monday has found.
There are important connections between Workers' Day and the proposed amendments to key labour laws, as well as unemployment and climate change.
Cosatu in the Western Cape says re-introducing a labour law that requires unions to conduct ballots before strikes would not solve violent acts.
SA's labour legislation is correct, but the political leadership to implement it is lacking, says Anglo Gold Ashanti chairperson Tito Mboweni.
Private Free State security companies will be inspected for compliance with all labour laws relevant to them next week, says the labour department.
The DA has welcomed the acknowledgement of the "unintended negative consequences" that South Africa's strict labour laws have had on unemployment.
The department of labour's own consultants warn of job losses and undermining of workers' rights.
Membathisi Mdladlana, the Labour Minister, wants the ANC's national general council in September to discuss radical changes to the labour laws.