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Today's news - Limpopo

Emergency personnel union condemns burning of ambulance 2018-06-22 [The Citizen]

Union demands answers on dud investments with VBS bank 2018-06-19 [The Citizen]

Nehawu threatens mass action in Limpopo due to unpaid bonuses from the health department 2018-06-15 [Business Day]

Municipality can’t pay all workers 2018-05-29 [Sowetan]

Five in court for deadly petrol bombing of mineworkers' bus 2018-05-15 [TimesLive]

Zama zama gold processing hub shut down 2018-05-10 [TimesLive]

Four alleged illegal miners die in mining accident 2018-04-16 [ANA/The Citizen]

Community blames 'arrogant' mine for unrest 2018-04-16 [City Press]

Leaders call for security after six mineworkers die in petrol-bombed bus 2018-04-06 [Business Day]

Suspect in bus petrol bomb attack appears in court 2018-04-06 [Eyewitness News]

SAFTU shocked at horrific murder of mine workers 2018-04-05 [SAFTU]

Police ‘knew of petrol-bomb attack’ on bus 2018-04-05 [The Citizen]

Five arrested over gruesome mineworker killings 2018-04-05 [ANA/IOL]

Mine stops work after 6 burnt to death in horror bus attack 2018-04-05 [Reuters/IOL]

COSATU is deeply appalled by the senseless and brutal killing of six innocent workers at Burgersfort 2018-04-04 [COSATU]

NUM shocked by the deaths of six workers in petrol-bombed bus 2018-04-04 [ANA/The Citizen]

Business interests blamed after six miners die in petrol-bomb attack 2018-04-04 [Business Day]

Mine workers die in agony 2018-04-04 [Daily Sun]

Mine worker dies on Venetia mine conveyor belt 2018-03-27 [ANA/The Citizen]

NEHAWU statement on the vilifying of our member at Beitbridge Port of Entry 2018-03-18 [COSATU]

Enterprise workers in limbo amid outbreak 2018-03-12 [Sunday Independent]

Enterprise Foods’ Polokwane workers back at work for cleaning up operations 2018-03-08 [TimesLive]

Enterprise factory workers sent home amid listeriosis fallout 2018-03-06 [Mail & Guardian]

Patients suffer as nurses strike at clinic 2018-02-13 [SowetanLive]

Man dies after allegedly helping boss get rid of explosives – police 2018-01-23 [News24]

Irate mine workers take PMC to court 2018-01-23 [News24]

Three arrested for operating Burgersfort mine illegally 2018-01-22 [TimesLive]

Alleged illegal miner killed in fall of rocks 2018-01-11 [ANA/The Citizen]

Game farmer charged after worker dies in freak accident 2017-11-28 [The Citizen/ANA]

Local SA platinum mine signs two year wage agreement 2017-11-02 [Mining Review]

NUM goes on strike at Exxaro 2017-09-15 [The Independent]

DENOSA Limpopo hopes Lebowakgomo Hospital management will take responsibility for Monbdays shutdown by nursesbecause of unfair appointment of nurse manager 2017-09-05 [COSATU]

Lim 10111 workers join national strike 2017-08-25 [The Review]

Bokoni platinum management not doing enough to avoid job losses - NUM 2017-07-25 [Eyewitness News]

Lawyer arrested for shooting at farmworkers 2017-06-25 [SABC]

Top Limpopo official up for sexual harassment 2017-05-26 [The Voice]

Refuse piles up in Giyani amid Samwu strike 2017-04-11 [SABC]

Health workers' strike continues 2017-03-28 [News 24]

Health workers' strike leaves Limpopo patients in the lurch 2017-03-24 [The Times]

Communication workers shocked by exploitation of workers at MTNcall centre in Polokwane 2017-03-16 [COSATU]

Cosatu Limpopo congratulatesthe South African Student Congress(SASCO) for a successful provincial congress 2016-09-11 [COSATU]

NEHAWU Limpopo statement on resolving workers greivances in the provence 2016-09-02 [COSATU]

Strike threat after 205 Limpopo educators aren't paid 2016-08-31 [The Independent]

SAMATU condemns the merciless murder of Dr Basil Khoza in Phalaborwa 2016-08-31 [COSATU]

Cosatu Limpopo is disturbed by non-payment of 205 temporary teachers and support SADTU's decision to go on a strike action 2016-08-30 [COSATU]

Zweinzima Vavi's address to FAWU National Congress, 22 August 2016-08-26 [NUMSA]

NEHAWU Limpopo statement on the imminent public service shutdown 2016-08-24 [COSATU]

Nehawu threatens strike against Limpopo govt 2016-08-23 [The Independent]

Cosatu Limpopo to open its provincial office as ANC war-room 2016-08-03 [COSATU]

COSATU Limpopo supports NUM Foskor branch march coming tomorrow 2016-07-22 [COSATU]

This month in labour history

6-06-1988 A general strike was declared by black unions and anti-apartheid groups. Up to 3 million took part in the stoppage, in protest at the 2-year-old state of emergency restrictions on the right to strike. They held out against police shootings. [more]

10-06-1918 African workers rallied in Johannesburg to protest the jailing of all 152 striking municipal workers. who had gone on strike for a shilling a day increase in pay. Radicals attempted to organise a general strike which was called off. [more]