It’s a global crisis and SA doctors’ and nurses’ lives are on the line

Today's labour news

Amcu rules out mines returning to limited operations 2020-04-07 [BusinessLIVE]

Limpopo SAMA fights compulsory quarantine of doctors, covid-19 patients 2020-04-07 [Eyewitness News]

Union drags government to court 2020-04-07 [eNCA]

KwaZulu-Natal DENOSA accuses netcare of neglect after deaths at Durban hospital 2020-04-07 [Eyewitness News]

NUMSA stands in solidarity with all healthcare workers 2020-04-07 [Polity]

Eastern Cape health workers may be sent home if personal protection equipment shortage worsens 2020-04-07 [Daily Maverick]

COSATU & NEHAWU statement on the misleading statement by the Minister of Health 2020-04-07 [Polity]

It’s a global crisis and SA doctors’ and nurses’ lives are on the line 2020-04-07 [Daily Maverick]

‘We are going to die of depression or hunger before coronavirus gets us,’ says unpaid SA Express worker 2020-04-07 [Daily Maverick]

Zwelinzima Vavi in 'positive spirits and will be home today' 2020-04-06 [TimesLIVE]

COSATU statement on safety of health workers and other essential service employees during lockdown 2020-04-06 [Polity]

Western Cape Inhumane water cuts in Cape Town condemned – NUMSA 2020-04-06 [Politicsweb]

ANC, partners turn to Ramaphosa to stop Mboweni calling on World Bank, IMF for bailout 2020-04-06 [News24]

How is the current Covid-19 pandemic affecting security 2020-04-06 [Kempton Express]

Sanef slams attack on SABC reporters by members of the public 2020-04-06 [DispatchLIVE]

Union calls for proper protection of refuse removal workers 2020-04-06 [Thembisan]

Eastern Cape No social distancing at some Bay health facilities amid rising infection rate 2020-04-06 [HeraldLIVE]

 VIDEO  COVID-19 | Cosatu talk on healthcare workers 2020-04-06 [YouTube]

 VIDEO  Zwelinzima Vavi posts 'sweaty' video, vows to fight Covid-19 2020-04-06 [TimesLIVE]

Iqbal Survé warns 1500 staff of big salary cuts – but is it really about Covid-19? 2020-04-06 [Daily Maverick]

Covid-19: “I’ve lost six months of my income” says musician 2020-04-06 [GroundUp]

Shoprite staff get daily temperature checks, plastic face shields 2020-04-06 [Business Insider SA]

Pam Golding Properties cuts hours, salaries as coronavirus bites 2020-04-06 [Fin24]

KwaZulu-Natal Covid-19: Fear grips vulnerable health workers 2020-04-06 [City Press]

COVID-19: Cosatu calls out Mkhize over workers' protection 2020-04-06 [eNCA]

#Coronavirus: Numsa weighs in on COVID19 as positive cases escalate 2020-04-06 [OFM]

Prayers for Zwelinzima Vavi as coronavirus lands him in hospital 2020-04-06 [SowetanLIVE]

Mkhize ignored our calls for protective gear – union 2020-04-06 [City Press]

Will Covid-19 structurally change the agricultural labour market? 2020-04-06 [Daily Maverick]

Plea for special gender-based violence strategy as complaints rocket 2020-04-06 [ANA/IOL]

KwaZulu-Natal NUMSA condemns army for harassing and assaulting members of Abahlali Basemjondolo 2020-04-06 [Facebook]

'Health professionals forced to buy own personal protective equipment' 2020-04-06 [Sunday Independent]

Western Cape Golden Arrow, union resolve issues over Covid-19 safety concerns - Numsa 2020-04-06 [Cape Talk radio]

Gauteng Health Department calls for donations of protective gear 2020-04-06 [SABC]

Gauteng 55 construction workers arrested at Joburg building site for contravening lockdown 2020-04-05 [News24]

Gauteng Covid-19: provincial health department pleads for protective gear donations 2020-04-04 [Eyewitness News]

Legal action against health dept follows failed attempts to engage - NEHAWU 2020-04-04 [Eyewitness News]

SASAWU calls on government to practice what it preaches 2020-04-04 [Facebook]

Coronavirus In SA: Unions in war of words with Health Minister Zweli Mkhize 2020-04-04 [IOL]

'Our health care workers are being sent into war without any weapons': Numsa 2020-04-04 [TimesLIVE]

Denosa could head to court over protective gear 2020-04-04 [JacarandaFM]

Limpopo Sama, MEC butt heads after two doctors locked up in hospital 2020-04-04 [The Citizen]

NUPSAW: can government get community health workers the personal protective equipment before it's too late? 2020-04-04 [Facebook]

Joburg restaurant turns to crowdfunding to pay salaries during lockdown 2020-04-04 [Eyewitness News]

These jobs have been added to the ‘essential services’ list during lockdown 2020-04-04 [BusinessTech]

NEHAWU mourns the passing of its member Professor Gita Ramjee 2020-04-04 [Polity]

COSATU fully supports NEHAWU’s decision to take minister and department of health to court to force them to comply with occupational health and safety standards 2020-04-04 [Polity]

Six police officers test positive for coronavirus 2020-04-04 [JacarandaFM]

NUM is deeply concerned that some mining companies continue to operate during the 21-days of lockdown 2020-04-03 [WFTU]

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