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COSATU statement on racist assault incident in Groblersdal 2022-06-21 [COSATU]

SADTU welcomes arrest of alleged educator killer 2022-06-16 [CapricornFM]

Nehawu accuses senior government official of corruption 2022-06-14 [Pretoria News]

NUM calls for Department of Minerals Resources and energy to investigate two fatalities at Modikwa mine 2022-06-13 [NUM]

COSATU calls for election of capable leaders 2022-06-04 [CapricornFM]

COSATU wishes ANC a successful 10th provincial conference 2022-06-03 [COSATU]

COSATU supports SACCAWU strike at Khoroni Hotel Casino and Convention Resort 2022-05-20 [COSATU]

FAWU workers in province's largest citrus farms down tools over wage demands 2022-05-13 [SABC]

SADTU conference calls for boosting of 4IR tools 2022-05-10 [CapricornFM]

Lepelle Water board commits to speedy response to workers' concerns 2022-04-23 [CapricornFM]

Banning education assistants from studying ‘pure madness’ 2022-04-20 [SowetanLIVE]

NEHAWU Limpopo concludes wage agreement with University of Venda 2022-03-18 [Polity]

Ester Mokoele makes history as province’s Cosatu head 2022-02-16 [New Frame]

Cosatu will not support ’tainted’ individuals in ANC poll talks 2022-02-15 [Pretoria News]

6th COSATU Provincial Congress Declaration 2022-02-14 [COSATU]

Trade union Giwusa meets with striking Clover workers in Polokwane 2022-02-08 [SABC]

‘Assassinated’ SAMWU officials remembered 2022-02-04 [Review & Observer]

Call to suspend officials implicated in Special Investigating Unit’s PPE report 2022-02-04 [Pretoria News]

SAMWU describes two union leaders killed three years ago as champions against corruption 2022-01-28 [SABC]

No intake of new nursing students to impact health services: Denosa 2022-01-20 [SABC]

Teachers win ‘incentive’ court battle 2022-01-17 [City Press]

Preliminary report shows day 1 at schools went well – SADTU 2022-01-14 [CapricornFM]

'Start hiring, or we strike …' 2021-12-18 [Zoutnet]

SADTU shocked following teacher’s death at marking centre 2021-12-13 [Banoyi]

Teachers threaten strike after provincial government slashes allowance 2021-12-10 [GroundUp]

SADTU shocked by unilateral decision by Head of Department of Education to unilaterally terminate Rural Incentive offered to qualifying educators 2021-12-06 [SADTU]

SADTU against termination of rural allowance payment to teachers 2021-12-04 [CapricornFM]

SACCAWU workers threaten a massive protest 2021-11-26 [CapricornFM]

NEHAWU calling for “restructuring of bloated executive management” at provincial health department 2021-11-26 [GroundUp]

Nehawu embarks on day of action 2021-11-24 [Pretoria News]

'Declare police station attacks treason' - union demands after arms theft at police station 2021-11-23 [News24]

Popcru 'enraged' by attack police station, calls for better resourcing of rural cops 2021-11-23 [News24]

SAMWU welcomes recent VBS linked arrests 2021-11-18 [CapricornFM]

Unions want CEO of hospital fired 2021-08-30 [SowetanLIVE]

Suspect in SAMWU murders lied about his history, court told 2021-08-29 [Zoutnet]

Northam’s Zondereinde mine concludes five-year wage agreement 2021-08-14 [Mining Review]

Solidarity supports investigation at Medupi 2021-08-11 [Solidarity]

Hands off our nursing students, says Denosa 2021-07-31 [Polokwane Review]

'Death trap' Musina Magistrate's Court closed for health and safety act violations 2021-07-30 [News24]

Teachers must adhere to COVID-19 protocols 2021-07-27 [Health-e News]

NUM welcomes life imprisonment sentence of Modikwa mine petrol bombers 2021-07-02 [CapricornFM]

Suspects in SAMWU officials' deaths in court! 2021-06-22 [Daily Sun]

community health workers demand permanent jobs 2021-06-09 [GroundUp]

Game employees take to the streets over restructuring 2021-06-04 [Zoutspanberger]

Case against alleged VBS hitmen postponed 2021-05-29 [SABC]

SADTU denies protecting Mokopane teacher accused of sexual harassment 2021-05-20 [CapricornFM]

COSATU to embark on provincial demonstrations for compliance to workplace occupational health and safety 2021-05-10 [COSATU]

COSATU congratulate newly elected NEHAWU provincial office bearers 2021-05-04 [COSATU]

Three accused of killing SAMWU members appear in court 2021-05-02 [Daily Sun]

SAMWU weighs in on progress of murder cases 2021-05-01 [CapricornFM]

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]