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COSATU supports POPCRU picket at SAPS headquarters in Pretoria 2022-06-22 [COSATU]

Numsa signs above inflation wage increase with Gautrain operator 2022-06-21 [Engineering News]

COSATU to embark on a series of campaigns against high fuel prices 2022-06-20 [Inside Politics]

COSATU Young Workers supports NUM Youth Structure march to Union Buildings 2022-06-18 [COSATU]

COSATU post-PEC statement 2022-06-18 [COSATU]

Numsa signs above inflation wage increase with Gautrain operator 2022-06-18 [Engineering News]

SAMA slams health dept's persecution of Rahima Moosa Hospital doctor 2022-06-17 [Eyewitness News]

Varied crises put hospitals on life support 2022-06-15 [SowetanLIVE]

Doctors speak out on paediatrician’s suspension by health department 2022-06-12 [HeraldLIVE]

SATAWU calls for investigation into Pretoria crash that left 15 dead, 37 in hospital 2022-06-11 [SABC]

COSATU applauds unity of Sibanye Stillwater mineworkers 2022-06-07 [COSATU]

COSATU and SACP candid about problems plaguing ANC in address at Joburg regional conference 2022-06-05 [The Star]

Nupsaw members claim Baragwanath management is treating them like slaves 2022-06-03 [IOL]

Tshwane bus strike called off as NUMSA settles wage dispute 2022-05-21 [Eyewitness News]

COSATU statement on passing of former Johannesburg executive mayor Mpho Moerane 2022-05-19 [COSATU]

COSATU supports strike by NEHAWU at UNISA 2022-05-19 [COSATU]

NUMSA says whether City of Tshwane takes it to court or not, its planned strike is going ahead 2022-05-17 [SABC]

Tshwane warns it may act if Numsa workers’ bus services strike intensifies 2022-05-17 [Pretoria News]

NUMSA threatens to go on secondary strike if demands are not met! 2022-05-16 [Daily Sun]

City of Tshwane says independent mediator needed to solve Areyeng bus dispute 2022-05-16 [Eyewitness News]

Numsa threatens to go on strike if Tshwane does not accede to transport allowance demands 2022-05-15 [News 24]

Numsa calls on City of Tshwane to cancel contracts with rapid bus transport companies 2022-05-14 [SABC]

Numsa to march to Tshwane offices to demanding transport allowance 2022-05-13 [IOL]

Bus services in Tshwane remain suspended amid Samwu strike 2022-05-12 [SABC]

Samwu questions Tshwane speaker’s key appointments ‘without following staffing recruitment policy’ 2022-05-12 [Pretoria News]

Possible disruption of Tshwane bus services due to NUMSA strike 2022-05-10 [Muhabarishaji News]

“We are overwhelmed,” says nurse at Steve Biko Academic Hospital 2022-05-04 [GroundUp]

City of Joburg wins court battle against workers over contract conversions 2022-05-03 [News24]

SAMWU secures reinstatement of 52 unfairly dismissed workers 2022-05-03 [COSATU]

No refuse removal or licensing services due to strike 2022-04-29 [Krugersdorp News]

Axed 130 City of Joburg employees return to court to seek permanent relief 2022-04-27 [SowetanLIVE]

COJ130 dispute heads back to bargaining council 2022-04-26 [JacarandaFM]

Nehawu to challenge suspension of five members after ‘unsafe’ 2022 graduation ceremony 2022-04-26 [Pretoria Rekord]

City of Joburg: Lack of fire engines due to appointment of 130 ‘political workers’ 2022-04-24 [JacarandaFM]

Short-lived victory for CoJ employees as bargaining council quashes their unfair dismissal claim 2022-04-23 [TimesLIVE]

130 City of Joburg employees get reprieve from labour court 2022-04-23 [TimesLIVE]

City of Joburg says 130 jobs will end next week, SALGBC gives nod 2022-04-23 [The Bulrushes]

City of Tshwane fails in bid to stop municipal salary increases, union awaits pay bumps for employees 2022-04-22 [The Citizen]

Tshwane fails again to deny municipal workers salary increases – SAMWU 2022-04-22 [Politicsweb]

Samwu slams DA 'double standards' over 130 sacked Joburg employees 2022-04-14 [TimesLIVE]

Tshwane’s bid for salary hike exemption with workers’ unions dismissed 2022-04-13 [Pretoria News]

Diepsloot week-long crisis reflects government failures 2022-04-12 [COSATU]

Healthcare workers shut down hospital as health department pleads poverty 2022-04-07 [City Press]

SA Medical Association wants more protection from government after Soweto doctor killed 2022-04-05 [The Citizen]

Samwu surprised by City of Joburg’s advertisement of new posts despite pending court case 2022-04-04 [SABC]

Samwu calls for action over JRA scandal 2022-04-04 [eNCA]

NCOP delegation hears concerns of protesting SAMWU workers 2022-04-02 [Parliament]

SAMWU tells ‘fired’ COJ staffers ‘don’t panic’, court challenge set 2022-03-27 [The Bulrushes]

City of Tshwane secures contempt of court order against Samwu on unlawful strike 2022-03-26 [SABC]

Tshwane issues job termination letters to striking Samwu members 2022-03-25 [Sunday World]

This month in labour history

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]

26-06-1957 SACTU launches a "one pound a day" campaign and calls for a strike. 70 to 80% of workers in Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth and Vereeniging observe it, achieving the first significant wage improvement since 1945. [more]