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Nehawu lambasts govt over workers’ rights at Tambo Memorial hospital staff service 2023-01-11 [JacarandaFM]

COSATU worried about conflicting messages on scrapping of E-tolls by Premier 2023-01-08 [COSATU]

DENOSA calls on health dept to establish its own Internal Infrastructure Dept 2023-01-05 [Eyewitness News]

Dept of Infrastructure Development incapable of fixing Tambo memorial: DENOSA 2023-01-04 [Eyewitness News]

Municipal workers get paid after Eskom lifts Emfuleni account attachment 2023-01-03 [Pretoria News]

Tambo Memorial Hospital repairs should not turn into corruption spree: DENOSA 2022-12-31 [Eyewitness News]

NEHAWU calls for relief for healthcare workers who witnessed Boksburg blast 2022-12-29 [Eyewitness News]

Emfuleni staff paid after Eskom returns municipality's bank account 2022-12-24 [News24]

Samwu heads to court for urgent relief regarding outstanding December salaries for Emfuleni workers 2022-12-24 [TimesLIVE]

Rea Vaya Resumes services after suspension due to driver dispute 2022-12-21 [Eyewitness News]

Rea Vaya suspends operations indefinitely over labour dispute 2022-12-17 [Eyewitness News]

SAFTU's Vavi calls for Tembisa Hospital looters to be referred to NPA 2022-12-16 [Eyewitness News]

COSATU Post Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) statement 2022-12-08 [COSATU]

Health dept launches corruption probe into Kalafong Hospital CEO 2022-12-05 [Eyewitness News]

Protesting Sedibeng healthcare workers finally paid 2022-12-01 [SowetanLIVE]

Kalafong hospital service disrupted as staff demand CEO's removal 2022-12-01 [TimesLIVE]

Unions barred from disrupting health services during strike action 2022-11-24 [Pretoria News]

Council leader in hot water over axing threat for workers linked to political parties 2022-11-23 [The Star]

Joburg health workers strike, health department counters with an interim interdict 2022-11-23 [Daily Maverick]

Nurse’s union calls on health department to stop making ’empty promises’ 2022-11-23 [The Citizen]

SAMWU furious over comments by City of Johanesburg Economic Development to fire all employees 2022-11-22 [COSATU]

Samwu wants Road Agency officials investigated, calls for board to be dissolved amid CEO qualifications saga 2022-11-20 [The Citizen]

Samwu calls for sacking of Road Agency board amid CEO qualifications row 2022-11-19 [JacarandaFM]

POPCRU members stage lunchtime picket in Vereeniging’s Correctional Services 2022-11-17 [SABC]

Unpaid for months: Ekurhuleni workers protest 2022-11-17 [GroundUp]

Joburg municipal workers go back to work after strike over pay discrepancies 2022-11-14 [News24]

Samwu members hand over memo to Joburg mayor after pay dispute, blocking highway 2022-11-12 [IOL]

SAMWU vows to continue with protest 2022-11-11 [eNCA]

Protesting workers block Joburg’s M1 highway, motorists stuck for hours 2022-11-11 [IOL]

COSATU welcomes relief from e-toll costs as announced by Minister of Finance 2022-10-28 [COSATU]

POPCRU concerned about police safety after killing of two cops 2022-10-15 [Eyewitness News]

COSATU Gender Structure outraged by murder of six women believed to be sex workers in Johannesburg 2022-10-12 [COSATU]

COSATU congratulates Panyaza Lesufi on his election as new Premier and welcomes newly appointed members of Executive Council 2022-10-10 [COSATU]

Joburg water crisis could lead to outbreak of infections in hospitals 2022-10-08 [JacarandaFM]

SAMWU urges new City of Johannesburg Mayor to prioritise workers and service delivery 2022-10-05 [COSATU]

Salaries will be paid by the end of business day on Monday: City of Tshwane 2022-09-27 [SABC]

City of Tshwane workers experience salary payment disruptions 2022-09-27 [eNCA]

Lack of fuel brings Tshwane buses to a stop 2022-09-23 [GroundUp]

SAMWU concerned by City of Tshwane’s failure to procure fuel for City’s fleet 2022-09-22 [COSATU]

Give us jobs, chant hundreds of workers 2022-09-20 [GroundUp]

COSATU statement on replacement of Premier David Makhura and upcoming October 7th National Action 2022-09-19 [COSATU]

Workers in NUPSAW to protest outside health dept over jobs 2022-09-16 [Eyewitness News]

Putco bus drivers continue with illegal strike despite dismissal letters 2022-09-08 [Indigo]

SAMWU supports the removal of Joburg Mayor, accuses DA of arrogance 2022-09-07 [SABC]

SAMWU statement on developments in City of Johannesburg 2022-09-06 [COSATU]

SAMWU condemns forced closure of offices 2022-09-02 [Just News]

SAMWU supports demands by Tshwane residents while condemning forced closure of offices 2022-09-01 [COSATU]

Nehawu calls for correct processes to be followed over alleged corruption at Tembisa Hospital 2022-09-01 [SABC]

COSATU calls for precautionary suspension of UNISA Vice Chancellor 2022-09-01 [COSATU]

COSATU welcomes suspension of Tembisa Hospital CEO and provincial Department of Health CFO 2022-09-01 [COSATU]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

8-01-1912 The African National Congress is founded in Bloemfontein [more]

9-01-1973 A strike wave begins in Durban when 2000 black brickworkers walk off the job and win a doubling of their wages [more]

11-01-1973 Strike at tea packaging factory, TW Becket & Co. Despite police intervention and threats of dismissal, 100 out of 150 Black employees continue to strike. On January 25, they obtained the requested raise and reinstatement. [more]

23-01-1982 Formula1 Grand Prix drivers went on strike and barricaded themselves in doors in protest against new "super licence" conditions. They were fined but they won and the new licences were withdrawn. [more]