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Western Cape SAFTU condemns in the strongest terms possible arrest of its leaders and demands their immediate and unconditional release [SAFTU] 2021-02-25

Western Cape At least two arrested during standoff between police and SAFTU in Cape Town [GroundUp] 2021-02-25

Hundreds of Thousands of Workers Set to Take Part in General Strike in South Africa on February 24 [NewsClick] 2021-02-24

Saftu boss Zwelinzima Vavi to lead angry workers in strike over public servant wages in Pretoria [IOL] 2021-02-24

Hundreds of thousands of workers set to take part in general strike on February 24 [Peoples Dispatch] 2021-02-24

Eastern Cape Nehawu members shut down Port Alfred and Bathurst clinics [Talk of the Town] 2021-02-23

PAC Rallies Behind Saftu’s Planned National Strike on Wednesday [Eyewitness News] 2021-02-21

Fawu to take strike action against Tongaat-Hulett after ‘useless’ 3.5% increase offer [The Citizen] 2021-02-21

Union and steel producer at war after three employees die in explosion [TimesLIVE] 2021-02-20

Eastern Cape Tempers rise as BCM workers' burning tyres choke city main points with smoke [DispatchLIVE] 2021-02-20

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Today's labour news


SAFTU condemns refusal of government to reverse dismally-failing fiscal and monetary policies 2021-02-25 [SAFTU]

Western Cape SAFTU condemns in the strongest terms possible arrest of its leaders and demands their immediate and unconditional release 2021-02-25 [SAFTU]

Western Cape At least two arrested during standoff between police and SAFTU in Cape Town 2021-02-25 [GroundUp]

COSATU celebrates 45th Anniversary of Saharawi Republic 2021-02-25 [COSATU]

Greyhound collapse leaves ‘shocked’ workers jobless and desperate for answers 2021-02-24 [Daily Maverick]

Ahead of Budget Speech, workers take to the streets 2021-02-24 [The Citizen]

National strike action, workers demand better pay and healthcare 2021-02-24 [East Coast Radio]

COSATU blames govts ‘bad policy choices’ for high unemployment figures 2021-02-24 [Eyewitness News]

Uber drivers join global push for worker rights -lawyers 2021-02-24 [The Economic Times]

Agreement on duty free woven fabrics is a breakthrough in saving South African jobs 2021-02-24 [IndustriALL]

South African Uber drivers join global push for worker rights: lawyers 2021-02-24 [Thomson Reuters]

https://businesstech.co.za/news/technology/470264/uber-faces-class-action-lawsuit-in-south-africa/ 2021-02-24 [Business Tech]

Eastern Cape Union PSA welcomes axing of 'incompetent' Sindiswa Gomba as provincial health MEC 2021-02-24 [News24]

Public wage bill a major issue for finance minister Mboweni, trade unions ahead of budget speech 2021-02-24 [Eyewitness News]

Those who ruined Eskom must be held to account: minister Gordhan 2021-02-24 [SABC]

Is the public wage bill the war elephant that tramples minister Mboweni's hopes? 2021-02-24 [Fin24]

COSATU statement on 2020 Matric results 2021-02-24 [COSATU]

Free State SADTU congratulates matriculants of 2020 2021-02-24 [COSATU]

More damage to labour market as unemployment hits new high 2021-02-24 [Daily Maverick]

COSATU in solidarity withSAFTU on its planned national strike tomorrow 2021-02-24 [COSATU]

Hundreds of Thousands of Workers Set to Take Part in General Strike in South Africa on February 24 2021-02-24 [NewsClick]

Saftu boss Zwelinzima Vavi to lead angry workers in strike over public servant wages in Pretoria 2021-02-24 [IOL]

Unemployment is worsening! Government’s neoliberal economic policies are failing even faster! 2021-02-24 [SAFTU]

COSATU describes record high unemployment rate as appalling 2021-02-24 [Eyewitness News]

Hundreds of thousands of workers set to take part in general strike on February 24 2021-02-24 [Peoples Dispatch]

SACTWU applauds new textile rebate 2021-02-24 [Fashioning World]

SACTWU adopts 10-point prgram in Covid-19 vaccine rollout promotion campaign 2021-02-24 [Polity]

Eastern Cape Patients turned away as clinics close over health worker protests 2021-02-24 [GroundUp]

Gauteng COSATU Statement on State of the Province Address expectations 2021-02-23 [COSATU]

SADTU statement on 2020 National Senior Certificate (Matric) results 2021-02-23 [COSATU]

Drop in matric pass rate did not come as a surprise: Sadtu 2021-02-23 [SABC]

Buy vaccines, ditch wage freeze, lower tax burden! Cosatu makes demands ahead of Budget Speech 2021-02-23 [IOL]

Eastern Cape Nehawu members shut down Port Alfred and Bathurst clinics 2021-02-23 [Talk of the Town]

Nehawu condemns dastard attack aimed at COSATU President 2021-02-23 [Polity]

Unitrans may have breached labour laws in Greyhound closure - unions 2021-02-23 [IOL]

Outdoor workers wilt in rising heat 2021-02-22 [Mail & Guardian]

COSATU Budget expectations statement 2021-02-22 [COSATU]

Northern Cape Brigadier suspended allegedly for lying when giving reasons to suspend officers 2021-02-21 [Sunday Independent]

PAC Rallies Behind Saftu’s Planned National Strike on Wednesday 2021-02-21 [Eyewitness News]

Fawu to take strike action against Tongaat-Hulett after ‘useless’ 3.5% increase offer 2021-02-21 [The Citizen]

Health care workers enthusiastic about Johnson & Johnson vaccine: Denosa 2021-02-21 [SABC]

Union and steel producer at war after three employees die in explosion 2021-02-20 [TimesLIVE]

SAA could fly again in May – if it can find new pilots 2021-02-20 [Business Insider]

Mpumalanga NUM support any initiative aimed at retrieving container trapped with three mineworkers underground at Lily mine since 2016 2021-02-20 [NUM]

Gauteng Workers 'used bare hands' to help reach the dead at ArcelorMittal plant 2021-02-20 [DispatchLIVE]

Eastern Cape Tempers rise as BCM workers' burning tyres choke city main points with smoke 2021-02-20 [DispatchLIVE]

 VIDEO Eastern Cape Protesting BCM workers set fire to roads with burning tyres to block traffic 2021-02-20 [DispatchLIVE]

Eastern Cape Nurses happy with vaccinations, says Denosa 2021-02-20 [SABC]

‘Enough is enough’ - Numsa endorses SAFTU strike 2021-02-19 [East Coast Radio]

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