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More unions reject govt's 2% offer as time runs out for parties to seal a deal [Fin 24] 2022-08-07

Saftu to hold national strike over rising costs on 24 August [Fin 24] 2022-08-05

Motor sector strike looms after dispute resolution engagements fail [Moneyweb] 2022-08-05

Western Cape Massive COSATU strike to hit Cape Town streets [The South African] 2022-08-04

Sadtu concerned over assaults on teachers by pupils and their parents [The Witness] 2022-08-03

Motor sector employers provoke a national strike [Daily Sun] 2022-08-02

SAFTU convenes Working Class Summit to prepare for fight back [SAFTU] 2022-08-01

Cosatu: We are ready to hold the government accountable [Weekend Argus] 2022-07-31

Misguided Numsa leadership steering union to edge of collapse [Daily Maverick] 2022-07-29

NUMSA office-bearer “election” goes ahead despite interdict [GroundUp] 2022-07-29

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Feathers set to fly as union Fawu calls for poultry meeting with Patel 2022-08-07 [Business Report]

More unions reject govt's 2% offer as time runs out for parties to seal a deal 2022-08-07 [Fin 24]

Young Nurses Indaba Trade Union (YNITU) throws weight behind Numsa 2022-08-07 [The Star]

Govt complicit in criminal activities carried at exhausted mines - COSATU 2022-08-07 [Eyewitness News]

Saftu to hold national strike over rising costs on 24 August 2022-08-05 [Fin 24]

Numsa challenges News24 to stop fake news against it 2022-08-05 [The Star]

Fawu slams govt for suspending anti-dumping duties for poultry industry 2022-08-05 [The Citizen]

Eastern Cape Recalling of Amathole municipality leaders by ANC hailed by Samwu 2022-08-05 [Pretoria News]

Limpopo SAMWU protests against termination of 400 employment contracts at Mogalakwena Municipality 2022-08-05 [SABC]

Gauteng Tshwane Samwu workers to march over salary increases, unpaid leave 2022-08-05 [Pretoria News]

NUMSA: It’s Ruth Ntlokotse versus Irvin Jim in court 2022-08-05 [GroundUp]

Union claims govt is stalling as public wage talks hit another delay 2022-08-05 [Fin 24]

Motor sector strike looms after dispute resolution engagements fail 2022-08-05 [Moneyweb]

COSATU is alarmed by violence and criminality linked to illegal mining 2022-08-04 [COSATU]

Symptoms of a paranoid dictatorship: Why Numsa has degenerated 2022-08-04 [Daily Maverick]

Western Cape COSATU protesters chase away officials during march against crime 2022-08-04 [GroundUp]

Western Cape Cosatu protesters heckle City of Cape Town official, demand that mayor address them 2022-08-04 [News24]

 VIDEO Western Cape Cosatu march: Unions lead march to Parliament over escalating food prices 2022-08-04 [eNCA]

KwaZulu-Natal eThekwini municipal workers' go-slow delays waste collection, cleaning services 2022-08-04 [News24]

 VIDEO  Motor sector negotiations: Numsa demands 12% across the board 2022-08-04 [eNCA]

Numsa woes far from over 2022-08-04 [Weekend Argus]

Tensions mount in auto sector as wage battle looms 2022-08-04 [Fin 24]

Numsa deliberately wanted to make court findings on congress powerless, says official 2022-08-04 [Fin 24]

Western Cape Massive COSATU strike to hit Cape Town streets 2022-08-04 [The South African]

Numsa accuses employers in auto sector talks of provoking a strike 2022-08-03 [Fin 24]

Sadtu concerned over assaults on teachers by pupils and their parents 2022-08-03 [The Witness]

Numsa legal battles continue as suspended members call for Jim’s arrest 2022-08-03 [The Star]

Western Cape NUMSA region claims national leadership targeting them for rejecting congress 2022-08-03 [Eyewitness News]

Gauteng Poor service delivery in Tembisa exposes high levels of inequalities 2022-08-03 [COSATU]

COSATU notes release of Treasury’s two pot pension and savings reforms proposal 2022-08-03 [COSATU]

Eastern Cape SAMWU welcomes ANC decision to recall Amathole Mayor, Speaker and Chief Whip 2022-08-03 [COSATU]

Update on security sector wage negotiations 2022-08-03 [SATAWU]

SARS opens more branches, customs offices as unions wait to discuss wages 2022-08-03 [Fin 24]

Northern Cape NUM Kimberley region pleased to announce that planned retrenchments of 150 mineworkers is withdrawn by Ekapa mine 2022-08-03 [NUM]

Union calls for tougher sentences after 8 women are gang-raped 2022-08-02 [IndustriALL]

Western Cape All systems go for Thursday’s strike, says COSATU 2022-08-02 [Cape Town Etc]

Motor sector employers provoke a national strike 2022-08-02 [Daily Sun]

NUMSA region calls for invalidation of 11th Congress decisions 2022-08-02 [Eyewitness News]

Numsa's Jim, Chirwa face contempt application following interdicted congress 2022-08-02 [Fin 24]

Gauteng COSATU Gender Structure demands justice for women who were raped in Krugersdorp 2022-08-02 [COSATU]

Union concerned as Finance Minister Godongwana takes lead in public sector wage talks 2022-08-02 [Fin 24]

UASA welcomes court order forcing Denel to meet employee obligations 2022-08-02 [DefenceWeb]

Motor sector wage negotiations deadlocked 2022-08-02 [Moneyweb]

Top NUMSA officials could face jail time 2022-08-02 [Eyewitness News]

Employers in the motor sector are provoking a national strike 2022-08-02 [Polity]

SARS strike continues, but unions still open to talks 2022-08-02 [Fin 24]

SAFTU convenes Working Class Summit to prepare for fight back 2022-08-01 [SAFTU]

SAFTU condemns gang rape of women in Krugersdorp 2022-08-01 [SAFTU]

KwaZulu-Natal NEHAWU to launch public health service delivery campaign 2022-08-01 [COSATU]

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12-08-1946 76,000 miners respond to AMWU's call for strike action. After a week, the police intervened, pushing miners back into the pits: 12 dead, 1,200 injured, 50 leaders arrested. [more]

13-08-1946 Police open fire on and kill several black miners on a march to Johannesburg during a strike for pay parity. [more]

16-08-2012 South African police fire upon and kill 34 miners at Marikana. [more]

26-08-2009 In Pretoria, 3,000 soldiers striking for a 30% pay rise clash with police, who disperse their protest with tear gas and rubber bullets. [more]