LabourStart - South Africa

Breaking news

Unions urge gov’t to join global call against asbestos use

South Africa


English / All languages


Search:

      

Labour news in YOUR region

Top stories


Unions urge gov’t to join global call against asbestos use [BWI] 2021-10-19

 VIDEO  Numsa strike enters a third week [eNCA] 2021-10-18

Crippling steel strike intensifies as Numsa rejects improved salary increase offer [Daily Maverick] 2021-10-15

Saftu unions prepare to strike in solidarity [New Frame] 2021-10-14

NUMSA rejects new wage offer; engineering strike continues. [Moneyweb] 2021-10-14

Workers unhappy with ‘slavery conditions’ at resuscitated SAA, says union [The Citizen] 2021-10-13

Workers and police clash as NUMSA steel strike continues [GroundUp] 2021-10-13

New offer on the table: Steel employers propose higher wage increases in a bid to end crippling strike [Daily Maverick] 2021-10-12

Steel industry is on its knees after Numsa members down tools [Daily Maverick] 2021-10-11

Vavi calls for general strike to support metal workers [GroundUp] 2021-10-09

ActNOW


Today's labour news


Numsa’s strike rolls into third week as parties meet for mediation 2021-10-19 [Business Day]

Employer group warns of wage and jobs wipeout if Numsa strike drags on 2021-10-19 [Fin 24]

Unions urge gov’t to join global call against asbestos use 2021-10-19 [BWI]

Seifsa proposes new wage offer amid violent strike action 2021-10-18 [Engineering News]

 VIDEO  Numsa strike enters a third week 2021-10-18 [eNCA]

NUM concludes two-year wage agreement with Village Main Reef 2021-10-18 [NUM]

Unions urge gov’t to join global call against asbestos use 2021-10-16 [BWI]

Gauteng Numsa members demand protection from police 2021-10-16 [Boksburg Advertiser]

Steel federation says 6% wage increase offer is final 2021-10-15 [GroundUp]

Waste pickers should be seen as essential workers 2021-10-15 [New Frame]

COSATU welcomes Department of Health’s additional measures to roll out vaccines 2021-10-15 [COSATU ]

Crippling steel strike intensifies as Numsa rejects improved salary increase offer 2021-10-15 [Daily Maverick]

Saftu unions prepare to strike in solidarity 2021-10-14 [New Frame]

Steel strike continues as NUMSA members reject SEIFSA offer 2021-10-14 [GroundUp]

NUMSA rejects new wage offer; engineering strike continues. 2021-10-14 [Moneyweb]

NumsaStrike: Unions hope to reach agreement 2021-10-14 [OFM]

Ageing nurses – a crisis looming on the horizon 2021-10-14 [New Frame]

COSATU welcomes government’s support for local cement suppliers 2021-10-14 [COSATU ]

Gauteng SADTU mourns passing on of regional secretary 2021-10-14 [COSATU ]

Gauteng Another NUMSA strike planned for today 2021-10-14 [George Herald]

Workers unhappy with ‘slavery conditions’ at resuscitated SAA, says union 2021-10-13 [The Citizen]

SAA staff launch strike three weeks after flights resume 2021-10-13 [CGTN Africa]

Workers and police clash as NUMSA steel strike continues 2021-10-13 [GroundUp]

COSATU mourns passing of revolutionary unionist– Comrade Vincent Ncongwane 2021-10-12 [COSATU ]

Numsa considering new wage offer from engineering employer body 2021-10-12 [The Citizen]

Numsa strike hits output at BMW plant 2021-10-12 [Reuters/SowetanLIVE]

New offer on the table: Steel employers propose higher wage increases in a bid to end crippling strike 2021-10-12 [Daily Maverick]

Gauteng Numsa strike at Spot On Dry Cleaners over firm’s refusal to recognise union 2021-10-12 [The Citizen]

Numsa considering new offer, strike continues ’for now’ 2021-10-12 [DFA]

Gauteng Numsa strike Spot On Dry Cleaners over firm’s refusal to recognise union 2021-10-11 [The Citizen]

Private security sector leaves guards feeling unsafe and unprotected 2021-10-11 [Daily Maverick]

Steel industry is on its knees after Numsa members down tools 2021-10-11 [Daily Maverick]

NUMSA urges striking workers to act within the law 2021-10-09 [Eyewitness News]

Gauteng COSATU renews call for residents and workers to boycott e-tolls 2021-10-09 [Eyewitness News]

NUMSA considers new offer to end engineering strike 2021-10-09 [Reuters]

Cosatu takes to the streets demanding change in metal sector 2021-10-09 [Business Report]

Hundreds of workers march for end to pay freeze 2021-10-09 [New Frame]

Eastern Cape Hospital rape accused due in court 2021-10-09 [DispatchLIVE]

Vavi calls for general strike to support metal workers 2021-10-09 [GroundUp]

NUMSA saddened by death of member who was on his way to march 2021-10-09 [Eyewitness News]

Ageing nurses: A crisis on the near horizon 2021-10-09 [SowetanLive ]

Western Cape Workers call for an end to alleged exploitation and harassment 2021-10-09 [Cape Times]

Western Cape COSATU gives City of Cape Town weeks to respond to demands on EPWP, labour brokers 2021-10-09 [Eyewitness News]

Numsa considers new offer to end engineering strike 2021-10-09 [Polity]

NUMSA defends Irvin Jim, says his 'rats' comment doesn't incite violence 2021-10-08 [Eyewitness News]

 VIDEO  Cosatu takes to the streets 2021-10-08 [ETV]

Cosatu tries to arm-wrestle Godongwana following lukewarm strike 2021-10-08 [Fin24]

Retrenchments should not be used to undermine decent work - FEDUSA 2021-10-08 [Polity]

Police union: Sitole's looming suspension 'politically motivated 2021-10-08 [JacarandaFM]

[More News]

This month in labour history


23-10-1913 With 5,000 Indian workers on strike in North Natal, Gandhi publicly declares his intention to pull strikers out of the mines and seek a mass arrest, if necessary by illegally crossing the Transvaal border. [more]

25-10-1913 Gandhi meets with coal mine owners and other employers of Indian workers at the Durban Chamber of Commerce and explains the strike is the result of the government’s refusal to abolish the £ 3 tax. [more]

30-10-1978 A strike at Eveready, a British manufacturer of automotive batteries, becomes the first legal strike in 20 years. Several workers are made redundant when they refuse to return to work. [more]