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COSATU concerned about deliberate exclusion of labour from 4IR summit 2022-07-22 [COSATU]

COSATU files LRA Section 77 notice with NEDLAC on electricity and water supply in Maluti-A-Phofung Municipality 2022-07-22 [COSATU]

Samwu calls for action against “fraudulent” municipalities 2018-11-16 [SABC]

Workers at Mangaung electricity supplier down tools 
 2018-10-23 [The Citizen]

Seven ‘zama-zamas' nabbed with gold-bearing material in Welkom 2018-09-22 [ANA/The Citizen]

Kopanong municipality owes workers over R100m – Samwu 2019-04-25 [The Citizen]

Whites don't play, says Malema as Popcru slams ‘unruly' protesters outside Senekal court 2020-10-07 [The Citizen]

‘Schools are the epicenters of province's #Covid19 upsurge' – teachers union 2021-05-02 [OFM]

POPCRU condemns unruly behaviour demonstrated at Senekal Magistrate's Court 2020-10-07 [COSATU]

Employee dies in accident at Harmony's Thsepong mine 2018-01-19 [Mining Weekly]

Unions demand Star Diamond Mine pay workers' salaries 2019-07-01 [SABC]

Union negotiates to get book packers' jobs back 2019-06-27 [The Citizen/OFM]

Angry paramedics march to premier's office 2019-08-23 [OFM/The Citizen]

SAMWU angered by municipalities' offer to pay workers with vouchers 2022-07-06 [Inside Politics]

Dukwana's advisor irks Sadtu on his insults towards teachers 2022-01-14 [Sunday World]

Fall of ground claims two lives at Harmony's Tshepong mine 2020-10-14 [Mining Weekly]

Cosatu concerned about workers' safety in #Koffiefontein 2018-12-11 [OFM]

POPCRU commends SAPS' handling of violence in Senekal court protests 2020-10-09 [SABC]

Samwu furious at government's decision to halt auctioning Kopanong Municipality assets 2021-02-05 [SABC]

Pelonomi management, trade unions reach decision 2022-07-20 [OFM]

Pelonomi Hospital management, trade unions reach an agreement 2022-07-13 [OFM]

COSATU deeply saddened by loss of a young life in Maluti-A-Phofung 2022-06-28 [COSATU]

COSATU statement on closure of Bambanani Mine 2022-06-28 [COSATU]

COSATU condemns non-payment of salaries at various municipalities 2022-06-24 [COSATU]

COSATU taken aback by Auditor General's report on municipalities 2022-06-21 [COSATU]

SAMWU not surprised by the deteriorating performance of municipalities 2022-06-18 [Banoyi]

COSATU commends NEHAWU for defending a member against the Department of Social Development 2022-06-10 [COSATU]

Workers reportedly not paid in two weeks 2022-06-09 [OFM]

COSATU concludes Education Alliance meeting 2022-06-02 [COSATU]

COSATU concludes the Provincial Gender Committee meeting 2022-06-02 [COSATU]

COSATU condemns utterances by Moqhaka Mayor 2022-05-26 [COSATU]

COSATU statement on electricity crisis in MAP Municipality 2022-05-13 [COSATU]

COSATU gets contract workers permanently employed at Performing Arts Centre 2022-05-12 [COSATU]

Teachers unions bemoan shortage of foundation phase educators 2022-05-10 [SABC]

Sadtu concerned about the shortage of foundation phase teachers 2022-05-05 [SABC]

COSATU welcomes decision of cabinet to take over administration of Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality 2022-04-11 [COSATU]

Mangaung workers demand appointment of city manager 2022-02-23 [OFM]

SAFTU supports university students protesting against mandatory vaccination 2022-02-22 [SABC]

Cosatu blames disunity within ANC for lack of service delivery 2022-02-19 [SABC]

Nehawu reacts to flooding at Pelonomi Hospital 2022-02-10 [OFM]

SADTU condenms attack of a teacher by parents 2022-02-04 [SADTU]

SAMWU accuse municipalities of making deductions but not paying third parties 2022-02-01 [SABC]

Sadtu pleased with assistance from government following storm damage 2021-12-18 [SABC]

Car factory goes back on its word 2021-12-16 [New Frame]

Kopanong municipality suspends municipal boss as employee salaries go unpaid for three months 2021-12-14 [TimesLIVE]

Pelonomi staff members issue management with ultimatum 2021-12-10 [OFM]

Pelonomi employees vow to not return to work 2021-12-09 [OFM]

Another mineworker dies at a Sibanye-Stillwater operation 2021-12-02 [Mining Weekly]

Kopanong makes another payment to workers 2021-12-02 [OFM]

SADTU media statement after its Provincial Executive Committee meeting 2021-11-30 [SADTU]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

12-08-1946 76,000 miners respond to AMWU's call for strike action. After a week, the police intervened, pushing miners back into the pits: 12 dead, 1,200 injured, 50 leaders arrested. [more]

13-08-1946 Police open fire on and kill several black miners on a march to Johannesburg during a strike for pay parity. [more]

16-08-2012 South African police fire upon and kill 34 miners at Marikana. [more]

26-08-2009 In Pretoria, 3,000 soldiers striking for a 30% pay rise clash with police, who disperse their protest with tear gas and rubber bullets. [more]