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Solidar Suisse visits BWI regional office, marks historic cooperation [BWI] 2022-05-28

Saftu’s division laid bare at congress [New Frame] 2022-05-28

Metalworkers celebrate as ArcelorMittal strike ends in victory [Morning Star] 2022-05-27

COSATU Central Executive Committee statement - May 2022 [COSATU] 2022-05-26

Zwelinzima Vavi re-elected as Saftu general secretary at high stakes conference [Fin 24] 2022-05-26

Suspended national office bearers to contest SAFTU leadership positions [SowetanLIVE] 2022-05-26

Strike continues at ArcelorMittal South Africa after Labour Court ruling [IndustriALL] 2022-05-25

We are not disposable, say healthcare workers [New Frame] 2022-05-24

Numsa intensifies strike at ArcelorMittal [The Citizen] 2022-05-24

Sibanye-Stillwater mineworkers sleeping at Union Buildings want Cyril Ramaphosa to intervene in wage strike [Pretoria News] 2022-05-24

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Today's labour news


Solidar Suisse visits BWI regional office, marks historic cooperation 2022-05-28 [BWI]

Nehawu affiliated workers, Sars nowhere near striking a deal 2022-05-28 [The Citizen]

SAFTU 2nd National Congress Declaration 2022-05-28 [SAFTU]

ANC is collapsing SOEs for privatisation, says COSATU 2022-05-28 [Eyewitness News]

Saftu’s division laid bare at congress 2022-05-28 [New Frame]

After re-election, SAFTU's Vavi to reach out to NUMSA's Jim to ease tensions 2022-05-28 [Eyewitness News]

PSA threatens to intensify SARS strike amid wage deadlock 2022-05-27 [JacarandaFM]

“Workers are suffocating and are angry” - Cosatu warns as wage negotiations continue 2022-05-27 [The Mercury]

Sibanye-Stillwater begins fresh wage talks with striking unions 2022-05-27 [The Citizen]

Vavi rubbishes misappropriation of SAFTU funds claims 2022-05-27 [Sunday World]

Here’s why Shilowa believes Numsa should be worried about Saftu congress outcomes 2022-05-27 [TimesLIVE]

D-Day for SARS, Treasury to respond to NEHAWU's strike demands 2022-05-27 [Eyewitness News]

Amplats signs five-year wage agreement with three unions 2022-05-27 [Mining Weekly]

Push for new salary rules 2022-05-27 [BusinessTech]

Sibanye Stillwater strike should have been at CCMA a long time ago: Analyst 2022-05-27 [SABC]

Sars and striking workers no closer to an agreement 2022-05-27 [Moneyweb]

NUMSA calls for focus to consolidate SAFTU and attend to workers’ struggles 2022-05-27 [Eyewitness News]

'No chance' of Numsa leaving Saftu, says re-elected Vavi 2022-05-27 [Fin 24]

Victorious Vavi back on Saftu throne 2022-05-27 [Mail & Guardian]

Cosatu throws weight behind striking SARS, Unisa and Sibanye employees 2022-05-27 [SABC]

COSATU: EFF’s plan to establish trade union will worsen state of labour movement 2022-05-27 [Eyewitness News]

Metalworkers celebrate as ArcelorMittal strike ends in victory 2022-05-27 [Morning Star]

SAFTU 'alive and kicking' says re-elected Vavi 2022-05-27 [JacarandaFM]

 VIDEO  Losi says it will be a mistake for Cosatu to say that what happened on May Day is a vote of no confidence in ANC 2022-05-27 [IOL]

Sibanye-Stillwater begins fresh wage talks with striking unions 2022-05-27 [The Citizen]

Push for R624 basic income grant 2022-05-27 [BusinessTech]

COSATU calls on govt to extend temporary fuel levy reduction beyond 31 May 2022-05-26 [Eyewitness News]

Mpumalanga NUM disgusted with decision taken by provincial government to convene an energy summit without inviting NUM 2022-05-26 [NUM]

Strike ends as compromise reached at ArcelorMittal 2022-05-26 [GroundUp]

Eastern Cape Healthcare workers stretched too far 2022-05-26 [New Frame]

COSATU Central Executive Committee statement - May 2022 2022-05-26 [COSATU]

Zwelinzima Vavi comes back as Saftu boss — but with Irvin Jim’s people 2022-05-26 [HeraldLIVE]

Zwelinzima Vavi re-elected as Saftu general secretary at high stakes conference 2022-05-26 [Fin 24]

The coming public sector pay war 2022-05-26 [Financial Mail]

Nehawu, PSA call for immediate resignation of Kieswetter 2022-05-26 [Power98.7FM]

Unions representing SARS workers vow to shut down all offices amid strike 2022-05-26 [Eyewitness News]

Northern Cape Healthcare emergency is deepening 2022-05-26 [New Frame]

SARS workers strike for higher wages 2022-05-26 [GroundUp]

Secondary strike on the cards: AMCU 2022-05-26 [SABC]

KwaZulu-Natal SATAWU condemns shooting of security guards 2022-05-26 [SATAWU]

Suspended national office bearers to contest SAFTU leadership positions 2022-05-26 [SowetanLIVE]

Strike by engineering workers under Numsa hit Reunert's interim financial reporting 2022-05-26 [Fin 24]

SAMWU concerned about the state of SA municipalities, calls for the review of municipal funding model 2022-05-26 [Polity]

Sibanye-Stillwater calls on CCMA to help resolve gold strike 2022-05-26 [MiningMX]

NUM wants CEOs charged for every injury or fatality 2022-05-26 [Mining Weekly]

Western Cape Trade unions march demanding plight of healthcare workers is taken seriously 2022-05-26 [Cape Argus]

Nehawu says several SARS offices will remain closed due to strike action 2022-05-26 [SABC]

Free State COSATU condemns utterances by Moqhaka Mayor 2022-05-26 [COSATU]

NUM National Health and Safety Committee media statement post-quarterly meeting 2022-05-26 [NUM]

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This month in labour history


2-05-1969 SACTU leaders meet in Tanzania to improve its overseas operations and decide to establish the union's headquarters in Zambia. [more]

20-05-1974 The police raid the black workers' provident fund (GFWBF) and take away it records and assets, which were never returned. [more]

22-05-1974 5,000 workers strike in East London. The strike lasts until 3 August. It starts when distributor factory workers walk out and are joined by workers from 20 other auto parts factories. [more]

25-05-1920 70,000 black miners strike work for better wages. Police open fire killing 35. Employers decide to fire 10,000 white miners and replace them with much lower-paid black workers. [more]