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Minimum wage: Over 360 employers want out 2019-06-24 [Mail & Guardian]

These South African companies are retrenching staff in 2019 2019-06-24 [The South African]

Kruger National Park resolves weekend labour dispute, visitors welcome 2019-06-24 [ANA/The Citizen]

More than 200 miners stay underground in protest 2019-06-24 [Business Report]

Unions opposed to Multichoice planned job cuts 2019-06-24 [TimesLIVE]

Afrikaans teacher union boss raking in millions now being probed for ‘fraud’ 2019-06-24 [The Citizen]

National Union of Mineworkers highlights death in the workplace 2019-06-24 [Mining Review]

Nehawu to discuss support of 'better devil' Ramaphosa at policy conference 2019-06-24 [TimesLIVE]

Sadtu says it cannot fathom being led by DA, IFP 2019-06-24 [The World News]

CWU to meet with MultiChoice with proposals to save jobs 2019-06-24 [Eyewitness News]

Court’s ruling against Amcu agency fee at Lonmin is victory for workers – Solidarity 2019-06-24 [ANA/The Citizen]

Nearly 2,200 jobs at MultiChoice in line of fire as customers turn to digital support 2019-06-24 [Business Day]

‘Tiso Blackstar is just the beginning’ 2019-06-24 [Mail & Guardian]

Agent slams SAFPU in Nadolo case 2019-06-24 [Kick Off]

Satawu to explain missing pensions 2019-06-24 [SABC]

Multichoice to lay off 1,790 workers - union 2019-06-23 [eNCA]

Freelancing no longer an option for retrenched journalists because of low rates 2019-06-22 [TimesLIVE]

Why multichoice will be cutting jobs 2019-06-22 [Eyewitness News]

Ramaphosa's Old Union Seeks S. Africa Platinum Mine Comeback 2019-06-22 [Yahoo]

SAMWU Demands Safety and Security of Municipal Workers in the Workplace 2019-06-22 [SAMWU]

SONA an Attack on Municipal Workers: SAMWU 2019-06-22 [SAMWU]

Ramaphosa’s Sona ‘a pipe dream of an African utopia’, says Solidarity 2019-06-22 [ANA/The Citizen]

Union slams looming jobs bloodbath at Multichoice 2019-06-21 [ANA/The Citizen]

Solidarity offers input on how Denel can resolve its financial problems 2019-06-21 [Engineering News]

Union says it will fight Necsa’s alleged 400 retrenchments 2019-06-21 [Kormorant]

Num seeks platinum mine comeback 2019-06-21 [Moneyweb]

NEHAWU Response to the State of the Nation Address as Presented by President Ramaphosa in Parliament 2019-06-21 [Polity]

SA's municipal workers 'preparing for war' after Sona 2019-06-21 [HeraldLive]

Amplats faces pay hike battle 2019-06-21 [Business Report]

#Sona2019: SA municipal union says continuation of EPWP is attack on workers 2019-06-21 [ANA/The Citizen]

Educators union urges teachers to ‘get their firearms fast’ 2019-06-21 [ANA/All4Women]

NUM’s attitude is dangerous to the nation 2019-06-21 [BizNews]

Ramaphosa's speech just a 'pipe dream' - Opposition parties react to Sona 2019-06-21 [SowetanLive]

Unions Reportedly Accuse Rothschilds of Moving to 'Capture' South African State-Owned Companies 2019-06-21 [Sputnik News]

SAFTU response to the state of the nation address 2019-06-21 [SAFTU]

#SONA2019: Ramaphosa under pressure to deal with 'ticking time bombs' 2019-06-20 [ANA/IOL]

COSATU ‘deeply worried’ over anc nominees for committees' leaders 2019-06-20 [Eyewitness News]

Cosatu: Bad apples within ANC must be dealt with 2019-06-20 [eNCA]

Controversy overshadows annual State of the Newsroom report 2019-06-20 [Mail & Guardian]

SA public service union wants concrete details in Ramaphosa’s speech 2019-06-20 [ANA/The Citizen]

SAA accuses pilots’ union of opportunism 2019-06-20 [Business Day]

Eskom union to Ramaphosa: no job cuts, no split, fire the board 2019-06-20 [Moneyweb]

PIC: An end to ‘treating billions like smarties’ 2019-06-19 [Moneyweb]

How much money security guards get paid in South Africa – and why government is keeping tabs on them 2019-06-19 [BusinessTech]

Communications Dept working to mitigate SABC's financial problems 2019-06-19 [Eyewitness News]

Fedusa wants Ramaphosa to announce 'drastic' steps to create jobs 2019-06-19 [Business Report]

Workers have High Expectations from President Ramaphosa’s upcoming State of the Nation Address 2019-06-19 [COSATU]

SAFTU expects more hell for workers from the state of the nation address 2019-06-19 [SAFTU]

Fedusa came close to telling the GEPF to fire the PIC, inquiry hears 2019-06-19 [Business Day]

SAA asks pilots' union to reconsider strike threat 2019-06-19 [Business Report]

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]