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Clover workers intensify strike action globally [Cape Times] 2022-01-28

Striking Clover workers march through Sandton and picket at Israeli trade office [GroundUp] 2022-01-27

Workers close ranks on Clover with boycott as strike drags on into its 10th week [Business Report] 2022-01-25

Cosatu: ‘The ANC is in a mess’ – leaders rubbishing the Constitution, unpaid staff, factions running amok [Daily Maverick] 2022-01-24

Labour unions back mass action over proposed retrenchments at Clover [Eyewitness News] 2022-01-24

Clover strike: Company claims security guard killed by protesting workers [The Citizen] 2022-01-24

ANC lekgotla: Cosatu lambasts squabbling leaders [The Citizen] 2022-01-22

Clover strike heads to court [New Frame] 2022-01-21

“Foreigners aren’t in South Africa by choice,” – ZCTU bemoans resurgence of xenophobic attacks [Pindula News] 2022-01-20

Eastern Cape Community health workers protest about job cuts [GroundUp] 2022-01-18

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Today's labour news


NUM education structure statement on outcomes of its national strategic planning session 2022-01-29 [NUM]

SAFTU opposes interest rate hike 2022-01-29 [SAFTU]

Organised Labour statement onCCMA ruling on dismissal of a worker for refusing to vaccinate 2022-01-29 [COSATU]

Labour groupings warn against firing workers for refusing Covid-19 shot 2022-01-28 [SowetanLive ]

SACCA and Fly SAX call for finalisation of SA Express sale 2022-01-28 [SABC]

Numsa wants R4 200 wage hike for lowest paid bus drivers 2022-01-28 [Fin 24]

Clover workers intensify strike action globally 2022-01-28 [Cape Times]

Saftu affiliated unions join global Clover strike 2022-01-28 [SABC]

Clover gets interdict to stop striking union violence and incitement 2022-01-28 [Fin 24]

Cosatu accuses government of failing to enact clear laws on mandatory COVID-19 vaccination 2022-01-28 [Voice of the Cape]

ANC employees face bleak future due to non-payment of salaries 2022-01-28 [IOL]

Sitole has an obligation to co-operate with probes - POPCRU 2022-01-28 [Eyewitness News]

Clover workers picket in Sandton against Israeli ownership 2022-01-28 [The Citizen]

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

Striking Clover workers march through Sandton and picket at Israeli trade office 2022-01-27 [GroundUp]

Eastern Cape Nehawu members down tools at schools for learners with special needs amid protest 2022-01-27 [SABC]

COSATU statement on Reserve Bank’s decision to increase interest rates 2022-01-27 [COSATU]

Eastern Cape Patients turned away from clinics as security guards strike over late pay 2022-01-27 [GroundUp]

Reality affirms Corruption Perception Index 2021 2022-01-26 [SAFTU]

COSATU statement on SIU Covid-19 PPE corruption report 2022-01-26 [COSATU]

Nehawu says its members died without proper PPE while the money ‘earmarked for the fight against Covid-19 has been looted’ 2022-01-26 [The Mercury]

Eastern Cape Attack on councillor Nanziwe Rulashe ‘beyond imagination’, says Cosatu 2022-01-26 [The Citizen]

Solidarity attributes PetroSA retrenchments to mismanagement, poor political will 2022-01-26 [Engineering News]

POPCRU on planned SAPS budget cuts 2022-01-25 [COSATU]

Eastern Cape Teacher unions threaten strike action over stationary shortages 2022-01-25 [SABC]

Eastern Cape Cosatu slams malicious attack on councillor as ‘dehumanising and humiliating’ and an act of GBV 2022-01-25 [The Mercury]

Eastern Cape Health workers warn about staff shortages 2022-01-25 [GroundUp]

Calls for tighter security after school killings 2022-01-25 [SowetanLive ]

SADTU media statement on International Day of Education 2022-01-25 [COSATU]

Workers close ranks on Clover with boycott as strike drags on into its 10th week 2022-01-25 [Business Report]

Losi: ANC can't call itself a leader of society if it can't lead senior members 2022-01-25 [Eyewitness News]

Gauteng NUM concludes a three-year wage agreement with Vergenoeg mining 2022-01-24 [NUM]

R8 billion of Ceppwawu’s workers money wiped out in two years 2022-01-24 [Sunday World]

Cosatu: ‘The ANC is in a mess’ – leaders rubbishing the Constitution, unpaid staff, factions running amok 2022-01-24 [Daily Maverick]

SAFTU opposes new World Bank loan 2022-01-24 [SAFTU]

SAFTU saddened by untimely passing of Bab’ Patrick Shai 2022-01-24 [SAFTU]

Gauteng Health dept condemns attacks on vaccination workers after yet another armed robbery 2022-01-24 [News24]

Restaurant fracas: Unemployment is the real problem, says Fedhasa 2022-01-24 [Business Report]

Labour unions back mass action over proposed retrenchments at Clover 2022-01-24 [Eyewitness News]

Union plunder should not be tolerated 2022-01-24 [Sunday World]

Cosatu slams ANC over staff salaries 2022-01-24 [eNCA]

COSATU president slams ANC’s inability to discipline Lindiwe Sisulu Over op-ed 2022-01-24 [Eyewitness News]

Clover strike: Company claims security guard killed by protesting workers 2022-01-24 [The Citizen]

COSATU President Zingiswa Losi's input – ANC NEC Lekgotla 2022-01-23 [COSATU]

ANC lekgotla: Cosatu lambasts squabbling leaders 2022-01-22 [The Citizen]

SAFTU wishes learners in basic education a fruitful year ahead 2022-01-22 [SAFTU]

The fight against unemployment and the fight against xenophobia must be married, not divorced! 2022-01-22 [SAFTU]

SAFTU congratulates Matric class of 2021 2022-01-22 [SAFTU]

SACP, Cosatu, BDS coalition welcome ruling for Mogoeng to apologise for Pro-Israel comments 2022-01-21 [IOL]

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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]