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Workers in finance department down tools in Pietermaritzburg 2019-02-23 [GroundUp]

Newcastle textile industry workers conditions resemble 'modern day slavery' 2019-02-21 [The Mercury]

Retrenchments at South32’s Hillside smelter could affect up to 500 jobs – Solidarity 2019-02-20 [Mining Weekly]

NEHAWU shuts down TVET colleges in Pietermaritzburg 2019-02-20 [GroundUp]

Crisis looms as waste piles up 2019-02-19 [The Witness]

Fraud case opened against provincial Sadtu secretary 2019-02-04 [Daily News]

NUM enraged by Somkhele’s decision 2019-01-29 [Mining Review]

Nurses’ union calls for more state jobs 2019-01-29 [Weekend Argus]

NUM heading to CCMA over 'decision to retrench workers' at KZN coal mine 2019-01-26 [The Independent]

No places for 10 000 nursing students 2019-01-22 [Sunday Tribune]

No jobs, no vote, say angry nurses 2019-01-22 [GroundUp]

Nzimande condemns blocking of N3 by protesting truck drivers 2019-01-15 [ANA/IOL]

Denosa may take the Health Department to court 2019-01-09 [The Mercury]

SAFTU slams celebration of ‘mediocre’ matric pass rate 2019-01-07 [Eyewitness News]

Mortuary workers return to work after arrests 2018-12-13 [GroundUp]

Family force ‘go fast’ at mortuary 2018-12-13 [News24]

Dead bodies pile up at KZN mortuaries as strike goes on 2018-12-12 [Business Day]

Mortuary employees arrested for defying court order to end go-slow 2018-12-12 [GroundUp]

Nehawu members block the N3, call for two MECs to be axed 2018-12-09 [News24]

Strikers barricade mortuary 2018-12-09 [GroundUp]

Government Mortuary Workers Face Jail If They Don't Return to Work 2018-12-06 [allAfrica]

NUMSA victorious against Transnet! 2018-12-06 [NUMSA]

Striking mortuary staff told to return to work or be arrested 2018-12-06 [TimesLIVE]

Go back to work or face arrest - Health MEC tells mortuary staff 2018-12-05 [Eyewitness News]

Nurses’ union calls for resolution in mortuary strike 2018-12-04 [ANA/The Citizen]

IFP calls on Ramaphosa to intervene in mortuary strike 2018-11-30 [ANA/IOL]

Angry workers shut down mortuary 2018-11-28 [GroundUp]

Workers vow to shut down mortuaries 2018-11-26 [The Independent]

Mortuary go-slow means dead are left on ward floors 2018-11-26 [Daily News]

Workers march to premier’s office demanding better working conditions 2018-11-25 [GroundUp]

Mortuary 'go-slow' over wages sees bodies stack up 2018-11-23 [Fin 24]

Bodies pile up as more mortuaries join go-slow 2018-11-22 [Daily News]

Lifeguards on go-slow over pay dispute regarding power craft 2018-11-22 [Daily News]

Cosatu vows to fight 'neo-liberal offensive' and retrenchments 2018-11-22 [TimesLIVE]

Inside the Pietermaritzburg mortuary where workers are on a go-slow 2018-11-21 [GroundUp]

CWU in province threatens total shutdown of SABC over retrenchments 2018-11-19 [SABC]

'Black lung' mineworkers sue 2018-11-19 [Sunday Tribune]

Lotus FM programme manager lifts lid on sexual harassment claims 2018-11-19 [Sunday Tribune]

SAMWU calls for more Ugu managers to resign 2018-11-16 [ehousit]

Provincial Health head held hostage 2018-11-15 [The Witness]

Health MEC performs autopsies as mortuary workers start go-slow 2018-11-15 [ANA/The Citizen]

Teachers angry over sick leave salary deductions 2018-11-15 [Daily News]

Samwu to challenge retrenchments of 41% of province's municipality workforce 2018-11-14 [ANA/The Citizen]

Autopsies delayed as city mortuary staff embark on a go-slow 2018-11-14 [The Witness]

Government intervenes to save jobs at major towel manufacturer 2018-11-12 [Business Report]

Angry EPWP workers storm Durban city hall 2018-10-30 [Daily News]

NUM KZN Region calls for Monde Bala and Charles Ndhlovu to both vacate General Manager and HR Manager's positions 2018-10-24 [COSATU]

Boss arrested for pouring petrol and burning workers to death over missing gearbox 2018-10-19 [News24]

Tyres set alight as Numsa's #PlasticsShutdown hits Pinetown 2018-10-18 [Daily News]

Numsa Strikers Block Roads With Burning Tyres In Durban 2018-10-17 [iAfrica]

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