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Domestic workers devastated by mass job cuts [New Frame] 2020-10-30

Budget cuts an onslaught on workers, says Nehawu [IOL] 2020-10-29

Western Cape SAMWU and Assembly of the Unemployed demand permanent jobs [GroundUp] 2020-10-29

Numsa on national motor industry strike to ensure ’8% wage deal is honoured’ [The Mercury] 2020-10-28

Numsa embarks on nationwide strike [eNCA] 2020-10-27

NUM National Executive Committee meeting media statement [NUM] 2020-10-27

CWU vows to take battle over SABC job cuts ‘to the streets’ [JacarandaFM] 2020-10-26

Union blasts Transnet over R9.9bn worth of irregular spending [TimesLIVE] 2020-10-26

Unions cry foul over SABC dismissal costs and retrenchments [Mail & Guardian] 2020-10-22

National strike of Community Health Workers – NEHAWU [Politicsweb] 2020-10-22

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Today's labour news


Eastern Cape NEHAWU condemns the ill treatment meted against its fulltime shopsteward by Sars in PE 2020-10-31 [Polity]

COSATU announces BRICS Trade Unions Forum 2020-10-31 [Political Analysis]

Cosatu ‘not going to entertain an across-the-board wage freeze’ 2020-10-31 [The Citizen]

COSATU and OUTA oppose new law on E-Toll 2020-10-31 [Tame Times]

SADTU slams Mboweni, says Basic Education Department’s budget cuts ‘scandalous’ 2020-10-31 [Inside Education]

SATAWU reaction to Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement 2020-10-31 [SATAWU]

POPCRU: Police budget cuts will hinder ability to provide visible policing 2020-10-31 [Eyewitness News]

Constitutional Court ruling on restructuring dispute is good for employers 2020-10-31 [Mail & Guardian]

Gauteng “We can’t get any jobs or grants” say former municipality workers 2020-10-30 [GroundUp]

Gauteng Education department mum on youth pay 2020-10-30 [Elitsha]

SABC has failed to explain restructuring plan, refused response to questions: CWU 2020-10-30 [SABC]

Finance Minister Mboweni is lying, says Cosatu 2020-10-30 [The Citizen]

Bemawu warns SABC of possible strike action 2020-10-30 [SABC]

Numsa responds to public servants wage freeze 2020-10-30 [NewsNow24]

Cosatu: ‘We’re not going to entertain an across-the-board wage freeze’ 2020-10-30 [Moneyweb]

Sadtu slams wage increase freeze for teachers 2020-10-30 [SowetanLIVE]

Unions and Finance Minister Mboweni at odds over ‘talks’ 2020-10-30 [BusinessLIVE]

Economic difficulties may hamper coal strikes 2020-10-30 [Argus Media]

Domestic workers devastated by mass job cuts 2020-10-30 [New Frame]

Western Cape Labour department to visit farm after owners close only crèche nearby 2020-10-30 [GroundUp]

Numsa loses ConCourt bid to have 733 workers reinstated in retrenchment dispute 2020-10-29 [Cape Talk ]

SAMWU concludes salary and wage agreement with water boards 2020-10-29 [COSATU]

KwaZulu-Natal SADTU statement on appalling conditions Grade 12 Learners are taught under 2020-10-29 [SADTU]

SADTU statement following the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement 2020-10-29 [SADTU]

Budget cuts an onslaught on workers, says Nehawu 2020-10-29 [IOL]

 VIDEO  Cosatu has mixed reaction to Mboweni's budget speech 2020-10-29 [eNCA]

Eastern Cape Numsa marchers threaten rolling mass action 2020-10-29 [DispatchLIVE]

Western Cape Numsa calls out Retail Motor Industry Organisation over wage deal 2020-10-29 [Cape Argus]

NUMSA to lead national march against motor industry 2020-10-29 [Cape Times]

 VIDEO  Numsa 'relieved' at SAA bailout announcement 2020-10-29 [eNCA]

NEHAWU signs insourcing agreement of cleaners at SARS 2020-10-29 [COSATU]

Finance Minister Mboweni doubles down on wage freezes for public servants 2020-10-29 [Daily Maverick]

COSATU’s response to 2020/21 Mid-Term Budget Policy Statement 2020-10-29 [COSATU]

Western Cape SAMWU and Assembly of the Unemployed demand permanent jobs 2020-10-29 [GroundUp]

COSATU: Proposed public sector wage freezes not addressing real crisis 2020-10-29 [Eyewitness News]

African Bank to retrench hundreds of workers 2020-10-28 [SowetanLIVE]

A wage agreement, universal income and a new ‘cash tax’ – what unions want from budget 2020-10-28 [BusinessTech]

Numsa on national motor industry strike to ensure ’8% wage deal is honoured’ 2020-10-28 [The Mercury]

African Bank first to mull job cuts as industry braces for wave of bad debts 2020-10-28 [BusinessLIVE]

Freedom’s footprints: Freire and beyond 2020-10-28 [New Frame]

Western Cape Provincial Offices of COSATU, ANC, SACP, SANCO, COSAS, SASCO and SADTU on illegal appointment of Education Department HOD 2020-10-28 [SADTU]

Numsa strike: Workers want 8% increase implemented 2020-10-27 [eNCA]

Numsa embarks on nationwide strike 2020-10-27 [eNCA]

Cosatu supports 100% tax hike on tobacco 2020-10-27 [The Citizen]

NUM National Executive Committee meeting media statement 2020-10-27 [NUM]

SAMWU calls for unionist to ‘step aside’ 2020-10-27 [The Rep]

Numsa to picket at RMI offices over wage agreement 2020-10-27 [JacarandaFM]

KwaZulu-Natal Education department considers new social-distancing methods at schools 2020-10-27 [Phoenix Sun]

COSATU expectations statement on upcoming Mid-Term Budget Policy Statement 2020-10-27 [COSATU]

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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]