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Labour Court ruling on violent strikes is a game-changer 2018-12-13 [Business Day]

‘Attacks on EMS staff causing drop in ambulances across the Cape' 2018-12-07 [Cape Argus]

Workers barred from picketing at Dis-Chem 2018-12-06 [GroundUp]

City has R538m to spend but not on overtime for firefighters, law enforcement 2018-12-05 [Cape Argus]

Khayelitsha child care principals ask for fee increase 2018-12-03 [GroundUp]

Public Works workers demand permanent employment 2018-11-30 [GroundUp]

Cape law enforcement threaten festive season strike 2018-11-29 [The Independent]

Security guards protest at Parliament 2018-11-29 [GroundUp]

Over 60 MyCiti bus drivers fired for not attending disciplinary hearings 2018-11-26 [Eyewitness News]

Driver jumps out as 'passengers' torch MyCiti bus in Cape Town 2018-11-23 [TimesLIVE]

Cape Town civic centre on lockdown after MyCiTi strikers protest on ground floor 2018-11-22 [News24/Daily Maverick]

City of Cape Town trying to find fresh ways to resolve bus strike 2018-11-18 [The Independent]

Health MEC, NCOP in stand-off 2018-11-12 [Weekend Argus]

Khayelitsha hospital employees accuse management of intimidation 2018-11-09 [GroundUp]

Mediator assigned to resolve strike after more MyCiTi bus torchings 2018-11-08 [Cape Times]

CPUT stays mum on dispute that 'drove top official to take his life' 2018-11-08 [Cape Times]

Pick n Pay store removes mugs for 'maids' after outrage 2018-10-31 [Business Insider SA]

MyCiTi service still affected by third week of wildcat strike 2018-10-30 [Cape Argus]

MyCiTi replacing striking drivers 2018-10-26 [Cape Argus]

Fire fighter anger shifts to Cape Town, with protesters claiming they are ‘overworked and underpaid’ 2018-10-26 [Daily Maverick]

Municipal workers give City of Cape Town final warning 2018-10-26 [The South African]

MyCiTi bus drivers released on bail 2018-10-25 [GroundUp]

'MyCiTi striking workers fired pending disciplinary hearings’ 2018-10-24 [Eyewitness News]

MyCiTi bus stoned in Khayelitsha as illegal strike continues 2018-10-23 [News24]

MyCiTi strike to go ahead despite interdict 2018-10-22 [The Independent]

Concern mounts as MyCiTi strike may impact matrics 2018-10-22 [Weekend Argus]

'Underpaid, but still proud' - Cape Town firefighters hand over memorandum 2018-10-20 [News24]

City of Cape Town granted interdict over MyCiTi bus drivers’ strike 2018-10-20 [Eyewitness News]

Cape Town fire stations under strain as labour dispute deepens 2018-10-19 [News24]

EFF denies being behind alleged violence during MyCiTi bus driver strike 2018-10-19 [Eyewitness News]

MyCiTi strike continues – Workers insist on EFF being involved in talks 2018-10-19 [All4Women]

Numsa to meet Herron over striking MyCiTi workers' in-sourcing demands 2018-10-18 [Cape Times]

Striking Drivers Disrupt MyCiti Bus Routes 2018-10-17 [allAfrica]

Striking drivers disrupt MyCiTi bus routes 2018-10-16 [GroundUp]

Firefighters reject City of Cape Town's 30% wage increase offer 2018-10-15 [Cape Times]

Cape Flats groups meet with parly over gangsterism and rape 2018-10-04 [Mail & Guardian]

'We sacrifice so much' – Cape Town firefighters picket for fair working conditions 2018-09-28 [News24]

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/national/2018-09-24-bullying-led-to-parliamentary-managers-suicide/ 2018-09-25 [BusinessLive]

Zimbabwean teachers unpaid for months 2018-09-23 [GroundUp/Business Day]

More workers join UCT Jammie shuttle strike as demands go unmet 2018-09-18 [Cape Argus]

Strike halts UCT's Jammie Shuttle services 2018-09-14 [The Independent]

#DenelExplosion: Monetary aid a boost for victims' next of kin 2018-09-14 [Cape Argus]

Numsa demands to be part of Denel RDM blast inquiry 2018-09-12 [ANA/IOL]

Cosatu threatens provincial shut down if province fails to deal with gangsterism 2018-09-12 [Mail & Guardian]

Leading cause of #DenelExplosion was ignition material for ammunition 2018-09-07 [Cape Argus]

Search on for cause of deadly Denel blast 2018-09-07 [Engineering News]

Cops did nothing to assist Nando's worker they allegedly shot, court told 2018-09-06 [Cape Times]

Parliament calls for speedy probe of deadly Denel explosion 2018-09-06 [Business Day]

DNA testing required to identify casualties in Denel explosion – City official 2018-09-06 [News24]

Denel Explosion: Families to receive continuous support 2018-09-06 [ANA/The Citizen]

This month in labour history

4-12-2007 The first ever nation-wide miner's strike. A one-day stoppage by the National Union of Mineworkers over working conditions and safety. [more]

19-12-1995 Two hour stoppage by the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) against privatisation. [more]