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South Africa Unions express dismay over mining sector retrenchments [Mining Weekly] 21-02-2024

South Africa Boycott Putco for its war on workers! – NUMSA [Politicsweb/NUMSA] 20-02-2024

South Africa Amcu blames neoliberal economic policies for jobs bloodbath [Polity] 20-02-2024

South Africa Government needs to urgently intervene to stem tide of retrenchments in the mining industry [COSATU] 20-02-2024

South Africa CWU threatens strike at SABC over wage disputes and secret profit-sharing deal with Discover Digital [The People's Network] 18-02-2024

South Africa Labour discontent brews at Transnet [DFA] 18-02-2024

South Africa Gold One mine to finally grant labour union Amcu organisational rights [Sunday World] 15-02-2024

South Africa Striking bus drivers lift foot off brakes [Daily Sun] 15-02-2024

South Africa COSATU calls on President Cyril Ramaphosa to urgently intervene in unfair cuts to CCMA budget [COSATU] 14-02-2024

South Africa / Palestine COSATU supports government’s appeal to International Court of Justice on current attacks against Palestinian people in Rafah [COSATU] 14-02-2024


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Eastern Cape Nurses strike over unpaid overtime 2024-02-22 [Juta Medical Brief]

Govt’s 2024/25 budget is underwhelming - COSATU 2024-02-22 [Politicsweb/COSATU]

Gauteng PUTCO allegedly dumps faeces in a residential area in Soweto - NUMSA 2024-02-22 [Politicsweb/NUMSA]

Budget Speech: Labour unions warn Godongwana to avoid tabling austerity measures 2024-02-22 [Eyewitness News]

COSATU welcomes National Assembly’s passage of Revenue Laws Amendment Bill enabling Two Pot-Pension Reforms to come into effect 2024-02-21 [COSATU]

Free State POPCRU concerned about developments at Mangaung Correctional Centre 2024-02-21 [COSATU]

Assaults on teachers ‘remain underreported’ 2024-02-21 [JacarandaFM]

Unions express dismay over mining sector retrenchments 2024-02-21 [Mining Weekly]

Numsa calls for boycott of Putco bus services 2024-02-21 [The Star]

North West COSATU expectations ahead of last SOPA of 6th administration 2024-02-21 [COSATU]

Government needs to urgently intervene to stem tide of retrenchments in the mining industry 2024-02-20 [COSATU]

COSATU notes latest Jobs Report 2024-02-20 [COSATU]

COSATU and SACTWU presented their submission on Companies Amendment Bill to National Council of Provinces today 2024-02-20 [COSATU]

NUM not taking lightly evil and anti-worker plans un-veiled by Anglo Platinum and Kumba Iron Ore to retrench mineworkers 2024-02-20 [NUM]

Amcu blames neoliberal economic policies for jobs bloodbath 2024-02-20 [Polity]

Police unions call for SAPS to increase CPF budgets to help combat cop killings 2024-02-20 [News24]

Gauteng Students locked out on first day at University of Pretoria 2024-02-20 [Pretoria Rekord]

Boycott Putco for its war on workers! – NUMSA 2024-02-20 [Politicsweb/NUMSA]

Gauteng COSATU State of the Province Address expectations 2024-02-20 [COSATU]

COSATU President Zingiswa Losi’s Address to Domestic Workers’ Dialogue 2024-02-20 [COSATU]

KwaZulu-Natal SADTU distances itself from social media posts that link it to IFP premier candidate 2024-02-20 [SADTU]

Labour discontent brews at Transnet 2024-02-18 [DFA]

CWU threatens strike at SABC over wage disputes and secret profit-sharing deal with Discover Digital 2024-02-18 [The People's Network]

COSATU 2024/25 Budget Address Expectations statement 2024-02-18 [COSATU]

SAMA conference: a call for innovation, equity, and preparedness in healthcare 2024-02-17 [The People's Network]

Free State Union to ANC, people want action not . . . 2024-02-17 [Daily Sun]

COSATU welcomes appointment of Special Investigations Unit to pursue corruption at PRASA and Department of Home Affairs 2024-02-17 [COSATU]

COSATU welcomes President Cyril Ramaphosa’s signing SA Postbank Amendment Act into law 2024-02-17 [COSATU]

Western Cape Worst of hiring freeze over, health department assures health workers 2024-02-17 [GroundUp]

SADTU statement on union being used to tarnish IEC 2024-02-17 [SADTU]

Gauteng COSATU warns Cities of Tshwane and Johannesburg to avoid grant forfeiture due to underperformance and poor expenditure 2024-02-16 [COSATU]

NEHAWU welcomes Labour Court order reinstating our members at Department of Water and Sanitation 2024-02-16 [COSATU]

Germany COSATU disheartened by slaps on wrists sought by German prosecuting authorities and judiciary for Steinhoff corruption scandal 2024-02-16 [COSATU]

NUPSAW workers picket against corruption in Department of Environment 2024-02-16 [Elitsha]

Labour Court order on public sector wage increase augmentation places Godongwana in a dilemma 2024-02-15 [Business Report]

Wage negotiations in bus sector hit deadlock 2024-02-15 [Eyewitness News]

Striking bus drivers lift foot off brakes 2024-02-15 [Daily Sun]

‘Holomisa knows he is telling a lie’ – Sadtu responds to UDM leader on election rigging 2024-02-15 [The Citizen]

COSATU welcomes proposed extension of Special Relief of Distress Grant to March 2025 2024-02-15 [COSATU]

KwaZulu-Natal SADTU statement on demise of Cde Nhlanhla Mngwengwe 2024-02-15 [SADTU]

Gold One mine to finally grant labour union Amcu organisational rights 2024-02-15 [Sunday World]

SA Medical Association will be ‘looking for a pen’ to contest NHI Bill if Ramaphosa signs into law 2024-02-15 [Daily Maverick]

Numsa warns of bus strike after continued deadlock 2024-02-15 [HeraldLIVE]

KwaZulu-Natal uShaka Marine World closes doors amid workers' protest 2024-02-15 [Eyewitness News]

CWU issues strike notice to SABC amid wage disputes 2024-02-15 [SABC]

Palestine COSATU supports government’s appeal to International Court of Justice on current attacks against Palestinian people in Rafah 2024-02-14 [COSATU]

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