Where trade unionists start their day on the net.
South Africa           
Act NOW!

Today's news - Gauteng

Uber, taxify drivers threaten to shut down province over increases 2018-06-19 [Bloomberg/News24]

Sibanye-Stillwater accidents under mine inspector's scrutiny: Minerals Minister Mantashe 2018-06-18 [eNCA]

Demawusa ‘optimistic’ agreement will be reached with Metrobus 2018-06-15 [Eyewitness News]

Search for fifth miner continues at Sibanye Kloof mine 2018-06-14 [ANA/The Citizen]

Guards demand limits on the amount of cash carried, as well as bigger guns 2018-06-13 [BusinessLive]

Sibanye suspends operations at Kloof mine for a day of mourning 2018-06-13 [ANA/Mining Weekly]

Sibanye-Stillwater to investigate how miners ended up in abandoned shaft 2018-06-13 [Eyewitness News]

CCMA called to intervene in Metrobus, Demawusa wage talks 2018-06-12 [Eyewitness News]

Workers in cash-in-transit sector to march to provincial legislature 2018-06-12 [BusinessLive]

'Our people are being killed': Cash-in-transit workers to march to legislature 2018-06-11 [The Times]

Saftu threatens 4-day strike over Gauteng outsourcing 2018-06-08 [The Citizen]

Metrobus warns of further disruptions 2018-06-08 [Business Day]

Metrorail does not run where people stay, work 2018-06-08 [Engineering News]

Police captain in court accused of 'racial abuse' towards colleagues 2018-06-07 [TimesLive]

Johannesburg deploys 91 new firefighters 2018-06-07 [CNS/The Citizen]

Metrobus Demawusa drivers embark on strike, block buses at depot 2018-06-06 [News24]

Department of Labour taking steps to reopen Johannesburg Labour Centre 2018-06-05 [Department of Labour]

Daily terror for govt staff in dodgy office tower 2018-06-05 [TimesLive]

Arrests need to be made over hospital riot – health minister 2018-06-04 [The Citizen]

Miner killed in accident at gold mine 2018-06-04 [CGNT]

Charlotte Maxeke hospital staff to get unpaid bonuses by end of June 2018-06-04 [Business Day]

Rubber bullets fired at striking Shoprite workers 2018-06-01 [News24]

Gates of Charlotte Maxeke hospital locked as protest action unfolds 2018-06-01 [TimesLive]

Disgruntled hospital staff are ‘murderers’: Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi 2018-06-01 [TimesLive]

Staff at Alex clinic still traumatised following stabbing incident 2018-05-30 [Eyewitness News]

Slain Eskom employee Yende’s family seeks answers 2018-05-29 [SABC]

Adcock Ingram employees to picket under #Scraplabourbills campaign 2018-05-23 [TimesLive]

Satawu worried about attacks on cash-in-transit 2018-05-21 [SABC]

Workers at Midrand horse stables embark on strike 2018-05-21 [Eyewitness News]

Case dropped against arrested informal gold miners 2018-05-21 [GroundUp]

Worker crushed to death at Corrobrick plant – NUM 2018-05-18 [ANA/The Citizen]

R3bn Rosslyn Hub to create 160 000 jobs 2018-05-18 [Engineering News]

Samwu demanding answers on Tshwane chief of staff's qualifications 2018-05-17 [News24]

Worker allegedly forced to drink faeces to be represented by SAHRC in court 2018-05-15 [News24]

Sibanye's Masakhane mine to stay shut 2018-05-14 [BusinessLive]

Community Health workers demand back pay and in-sourcing 2018-05-10 [SABC]

Train service reinstated in Mamelodi 2018-05-10 [TimesLive]

Women's groups reach out to Manana’s former employee after alleged assault 2018-05-10 [Eyewitness News]

Unisa professor denies bullying staff, says colleagues want to tarnish his image 2018-05-09 [ANA/The Citizen]

Unisa director accused of bullying, treating subordinates like maids 2018-05-09 [ANA/IOL]

Thousands of Tshwane jobless left disappointed after fake SMS 2018-05-09 [The Citizen]

Workers dismissed for unprotected strike: SABC 2018-05-08 [enca.com]

SABC says dismissing striking workers was justified 2018-05-08 [IOL]

Prasa workers stage sit-in 2018-05-08 [TimesLive]

Luxor Paints strike enters week 10 amid claims of violence 2018-05-08 [Afro Voice]

AMCU: Driefontein's Masakhane shaft should be closed after miners' deaths 2018-05-08 [Eyewitness News]

4 dead, 6 miners trapped underground at Sibanye Mine 2018-05-04 [News24]

13 miners trapped underground at Sibanye-Stillwater’s Masakhane mine 2018-05-04 [The Star]

Health department: labour issues at Charlotte Maxeke hospital resolved 2018-05-03 [Eyewitness News]

Luxor workers: ‘After seeing one of our comrades lost his eye, we cried like babies’ 2018-04-24 [Mail & Guardian]

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]