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 VIDEO  Cosatu seeks Ramaphosa's intervention [eNCA] 2020-12-05

Victory for COSATU and workers, as Labour Appeals Court reverses Labour Court’s decision to interdict COSATU strike against banking sector last year [COSATU] 2020-12-04

SAA unions lay criminal charges against board members, executives [Fin24] 2020-12-04

Unions reject government’s request to postpone wage bill court battle [Moneyweb] 2020-12-03

COSATU: 35 Years of relentless struggle against oppression and exploitation [COSATU] 2020-12-02

COSATU-affiliated public service unions ready to fight salary increases at Labour Appeal Court [COSATU] 2020-12-02

It’s crunch time for public sector wage bill [Daily Maverick] 2020-12-01

NEHAWU threats to render health system ungovernable if demands aren’t met [Eyewitness News] 2020-11-28

Thousands of health workers march for permanent employment [GroundUp] 2020-11-27

 VIDEO  COSATU CEC Press Brief [COSATU] 2020-11-27

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Today's labour news


 VIDEO  Cosatu seeks Ramaphosa's intervention 2020-12-05 [eNCA]

SAMA concerned about overworked health workers ahead of festive season 2020-12-05 [JacarandaFM]

COSATU statement on President’s announcement of further measures to combat COVID-19 2020-12-05 [COSATU]

Force the state to comply with R37.8bn wage deal, unions urge labour appeal court 2020-12-05 [HeraldLIVE]

Cosatu, partners stage sit-in at Union Buildings want answers, solutions to issues 2020-12-05 [Pretoria News]

SAA workers assured by Public Enterprises: ‘You will get paid’ 2020-12-05 [JacarandaFM]

NUMSA calls for Gordhan's dismissal if guilty of holding onto workers' funds 2020-12-05 [Political Analysis]

SAA aircraft left workshop without anybody knowing, Numsa alleges 2020-12-05 [Radio 702]

Numsa to picket outside Denel over pay 2020-12-05 [News365]

NUMSA, SACCA demand answers from SAA BRPs over non-payment of salaries 2020-12-05 [Power98.7FM]

SAA employees to picket over unpaid salaries 2020-12-05 [Eyewitness News]

Go-Bet closure leaves 130 workers jobless 2020-12-04 [Elitsha]

Union's case against SABC dismissed 2020-12-04 [IOL]

SABC happy Labour Court dismissed union’s bid to halt retrenchments 2020-12-04 [The Star]

2018 public sector wage agreement went through necessary approvals, court hears 2020-12-04 [Eyewitness News]

Nursing union welcomes extension of contracts for Covid-19 health-care workers 2020-12-04 [IOL]

DENOSA confirms judgement on salary increases is reserved 2020-12-04 [Political Analysis]

Victory for COSATU and workers, as Labour Appeals Court reverses Labour Court’s decision to interdict COSATU strike against banking sector last year 2020-12-04 [COSATU]

Planned SA police force restructuring 'to put more boots on ground' 2020-12-04 [Cape Argus]

Numsa, SACCA to picket at SAA 2020-12-04 [JacarandaFM]

SAA unions lay criminal charges against board members, executives 2020-12-04 [Fin24]

North West NUM members stage underground sit-in at Village Main Reef 2020-12-03 [Political Analysis]

Minister Mboweni says public sector wage agreement is invalid 2020-12-03 [Business Report]

Government cannot walk away from wage deal scot-free, court hears 2020-12-03 [Moneyweb]

 VIDEO  Unions and government face off in court 2020-12-03 [eNCA]

Government dangles once-off cash bonuses to settle wage dispute with public servants 2020-12-03 [Daily Maverick]

Once-off cash payment and pension holiday proposed to public servants 2020-12-03 [Financial Mail]

ConCourt’s Mahlangu judgment is a victory for domestic workers — but more needs to be done 2020-12-03 [Daily Maverick]

Western Cape Community health workers’ pleas fall on deaf ears 2020-12-03 [New Frame]

Gauteng COSATU on Premier David Makhura’s provincial cabinet reshuffle 2020-12-03 [COSATU]

Public servants' salary increase matter to be heard in court tomorrow 2020-12-03 [NEHAWU]

Unions reject government’s request to postpone wage bill court battle 2020-12-03 [Moneyweb]

Court dismisses bid by SABC union to halt retrenchment process 2020-12-03 [Fin24]

Exam leak: SATU, Printing South Africa urge dept to revisit exam printing services after arrest 2020-12-03 [News24]

North West NUM is deeply worried about its members who have staged a sit-in underground at Kopanang mine in Matlosana 2020-12-03 [NUM]

Govt now wants wage dispute hearing with public sector employees postponed to February 2020-12-02 [Fin24]

Unions, govt to face off in Labour Court over wage agreement 2020-12-02 [JacarandaFM]

SACTWU hosts three-day virtual National Planning Meeting 2020-12-02 [Political Analysis]

Sadtu impasse with government on wage increases 2020-12-02 [IOL]

Government makes a U-turn in fight with unions over public servants’ salary increases 2020-12-02 [Daily Maverick]

Women march for farm and land rights 2020-12-02 [GroundUp]

COSATU: 35 Years of relentless struggle against oppression and exploitation 2020-12-02 [COSATU]

NUM National Women Structure commemorates 16 days of activism against gender-based violence 2020-12-02 [COSATU]

SACP and COSATU bilateral statement 2020-12-02 [COSATU]

COSATU-affiliated public service unions ready to fight salary increases at Labour Appeal Court 2020-12-02 [COSATU]

Eastern Cape COSATU condemns gruesome killing of a mother and 5 children 2020-12-02 [COSATU]

COSATU commemorates International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People 2020-12-02 [COSATU]

CWU describes negotiations with SABC management as hostile 2020-12-02 [Eyewitness News]

NUM celebratory message to COSATU’s 35th anniversary 2020-12-02 [COSATU]

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This month in labour history


4-12-2007 The first ever nation-wide miner's strike. A one-day stoppage by the National Union of Mineworkers over working conditions and safety. [more]

4-12-1919 Called by the Cape Town Federation of Professions, workers refuse to touch food exports in protest against excessive price increases. [more]

19-12-1995 Two hour stoppage by the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) against privatisation. [more]