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Today's news - KwaZulu-Natal

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]

NUMSA protests 2018-10-17 [The Post]

Toyota employees return to work 2018-10-16 [Business Report]

Cosatu blocks N3 in Durban over petrol hikes 2018-10-15 [Daily News]

Cars stuck on N3 allowed through as Cosatu protest ends 2018-10-15 [News24]

Man hands himself over to police after murder of NUM leader 2018-10-12 [ANA/The Citizen]

Numsa's Toyota strike to go on indefinitely 2018-10-10 [Business Day]

Unions support shack dwellers protest against assassinations 2018-10-10 [News24]

Numsa goes on strike over transformation at Toyota SA 2018-10-09 [ANA/The Citizen]

Department slammed for ‘dragging their heels on appointing teachers’ 2018-10-09 [Daily News]

Toyota workers down tools in Durban 2018-10-08 [The Local]

Workers threaten shut down of public health services 2018-10-08 [GroundUp]

Labour union supports African Fashion Exchange 2018-10-04 [Berea Mail]

Union details wage demands for striking Sharks Board employees 2018-10-04 [East Coast Radio]

Department of Labour flouting its own health, safety regulations 2018-10-01 [Sunday Tribune]

‘Good Morning, Mlungu’ sees three metro police officers fired 2018-09-26 [Sunday Tribune]

Prasa 'indefinitely' suspends trains 2018-09-25 [News24]

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]