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Hundreds of jobs on chopping block 2023-09-27 [BusinessTech]

NUM calls for president Cyril Ramaphosa to urgently intervene and address Transnet's coal transportation crisis that threaten thousands of jobs 2023-09-27 [NUM]

Bitter tears in the ‘valley of wine and roses’ where farmworkers battle eviction 2023-09-27 [Daily Maverick]

Opening remarks by President of COSATU, Zingiswa Losi at 12th BRICS Trade Union Forum Dialogue 2023-09-26 [COSATU]

Deplorable rented crowd of right-wing organisations against employees of Tshwane 2023-09-26 [COSATU]

COSATU welcomes National Council of Provinces’ adoption of Copyright Amendment and Performers Protection Bills 2023-09-26 [COSATU]

COSATU GS, Solly Phetoe’s Input to BRICS Trade Union Forum 2023-09-26 [COSATU]

Nehawu says strike will shut down Icasa offices countrywide 2023-09-26 [TimesLIVE]

Police union says cost cutting measures in SAPS will be ‘disastrous’ 2023-09-26 [The Star]

SAFTU mourns passing of workers who are dying in road accidents 2023-09-25 [SAFTU]

'Killing of one police officer is way too many': Police unions concerned over cop killings 2023-09-25 [News24]

Imatu suffers financial woes after latest legal battle 2023-09-25 [The Citizen]

Popcru: No clear plan to end police killings 2023-09-25 [JacarandaFM]

Union IMATU to challenge dismissal of its workers by Tshwane municipality 2023-09-24 [Eyewitness News]

NUM highveld region members to embark on a march against Seriti in Johannesburg 2023-09-23 [NUM]

interest rates must be decreased to bring relief to working-class households 2023-09-23 [SAFTU]

COSATU offers its sympathies to families of SANDF personnel the nation tragically lost this week 2023-09-22 [COSATU]

COSATU welcomes Reserve Bank’s sober decision not to increase repo rate 2023-09-22 [COSATU]

Workers hand over memorandum to Seriti Klipspruit Colliery amid retrenchment 2023-09-22 [SABC]

NUM PWV region is opposed to Bright Alloys plans to retrench workers 2023-09-22 [NUM]

Uasa disappointed with slight increase in inflation ahead of festive season 2023-09-22 [The Mercury]

State capture 2.0 loading at Transnet’s ports authority, warns union 2023-09-22 [Sunday World]

State capture 2.0 loading at Transnet’s ports authority, warns union 2023-09-22 [Sunday World]

SAFTU will take part in upcoming BRICS trade union forum dialogue in Durban 2023-09-21 [SAFTU]

Accepting natural attrition is a nod to reduction of headcount in public service 2023-09-21 [SAFTU]

Cosatu keeps an eye on labour developments in Tshwane 2023-09-21 [SABC]

COSATU urges Parliament to strengthen and pass Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bil 2023-09-21 [COSATU]

UIF claimants face long wait for payment as Cosatu points to national pay-out problem 2023-09-21 [Daily Maverick]

Standard Bank employees’ brutality against Daily Maverick journalist is bad omen for freedom of expression 2023-09-21 [Daily Maverick]

Things just get worse and worse at the labour department in Bellville 2023-09-21 [GroundUp]

Doekie ‘ban’ for nurses slammed 2023-09-21 [Daily Voice]

Will Gordhan adhere to court order over Mango? – Irvin Jim 2023-09-20 [Politicsweb]

NUMSA demands that Eskom must be given 70% of renewable energy allocation if energy Transition is to be considered ‘Just’ 2023-09-20 [Polity]

COSATU welcomes official announcement of upcoming AGOA Summit 2023-09-20 [COSATU]

COSATU President Zingiswa Losi 's address to NUM’s Just Energy Summit 2023-09-20 [COSATU]

Retirement industry and Cosatu present clashing two-pot viewpoints to MPs 2023-09-20 [Business Day]

SAPU ‘resolute’ on declaring police killings treason, says issue's getting worse 2023-09-20 [Eyewitness News]

COSATU welcomes Parliament’s engaging on legislation to allow workers early access to their pension funds 2023-09-19 [COSATU]

Unions to discuss measures to counter potential job losses at Sibanye Stillwater 2023-09-19 [SABC]

COSATU congratulates SACTWU on its 34th anniversary 2023-09-18 [COSATU]

NEHAWU statement on reappointment of Acting Director-General of Department of Social Development 2023-09-18 [COSATU]

‘Protect our lives! End the attacks on paramedics’ 2023-09-18 [Weekend Argus]

Sadtu introduces robotics and coding to visually impaired pupils 2023-09-18 [Sunday World]

NUMSA allies itself with US auto workers out on strike at 3 big car makers 2023-09-18 [Eyewitness News]

Textile sector optimistic about Cape Town’s new distribution hub 2023-09-17 [Weekend Argus]

NUMSA supports auto workers’ strike in the US 2023-09-15 [SABC]

COSATU deeply concerned about state of Postbank 2023-09-15 [COSATU]

DENOSA fearful of negative impact of austerity measures on patients and healthcare services 2023-09-15 [COSATU]

3 000 jobs on the line as Sibanye-Stillwater starts retrenchment talks at Kloof 2023-09-15 [News24]

COSATU urges Parliament to strengthen and expedite long awaited Public Procurement Bill 2023-09-14 [COSATU]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

9-09-1970 As they were prohibited from joining a union, a provident fund (GFWBF) was established to help black workers, particularly in the textile and furniture sectors. [more]

11-09-1973 Underground miners in the west of the country, whose wages keep them in poverty, go on strike. Police open fire killing 12 and injuring 38 mineworkers. [more]