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Major strike planned [BusinessTech] 2020-09-26

North West Nehawu demands permanent employment of community health workers [SABC] 2020-09-25

SAA employees battle with depression and debt while the airline grapples with restructuring [Daily Maverick] 2020-09-23

Stop ignoring us – Nehawu vows to intensify strike if govt ignores demands [Eyewitness News] 2020-09-22

NEHAWU wants answers [Daily Sun] 2020-09-22

Government using pandemic to avoid honouring wage deal, says Sadtu [ANA/IOL] 2020-09-22

All workers and citizens should support NEHAWU protest action to pressure government [COSATU] 2020-09-21

SAA crisis: Unions threaten to make country ‘ungovernable’ [The South African] 2020-09-19

Open letter to CEO of Nature's Garden [CALS] 2020-09-18

Union says Covid-19 opportunism is behind wage disputes in South Africa [IndustriALL] 2020-09-17

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Today's labour news


SACTWU welcomes Competition Tribunal’s approval of TFG-jet transaction 2020-09-26 [Polity]

Government and NEHAWU to continue engagement on collective bargaining and workplace issues 2020-09-26 [The Presidency]

Nehawu and government agree to engage further on issues 2020-09-26 [SABC]

Limpopo SAMWU condemns attack on COSATU Provincial Secretary post PEC 2020-09-26 [SAMWU]

Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha digs heels in amid Cosatu's calls for him to quit 2020-09-26 [News24]

 VIDEO Western Cape Golden Arrow Bus Services accused of abuse of power 2020-09-26 [eNCA]

SBV Services engages with FEDUSA to resolve COVID-19 TERS impasse 2020-09-26 [PaymentsAfrika]

Satawu asks Ramaphosa to intervene in SAA funding crisis 2020-09-26 [IOL]

Major strike planned 2020-09-26 [BusinessTech]

Free State NEHAWU disappointed by utterances made by Minister Employment and Labour 2020-09-26 [COSATU]

Don't spend Prasa money on SAA, Cosatu warns 2020-09-26 [SowetanLIVE]

Western Cape Golden Arrow bus workers to picket over working conditions 2020-09-25 [eNCA]

Health workers fight without fuel 2020-09-25 [Mail & Guardian]

Numsa pickets against human rights abuses in Zimbabwe 2020-09-25 [Elitsha]

Unions welcome compensation for domestic workers at last 2020-09-25 [GroundUp]

North West Nehawu demands permanent employment of community health workers 2020-09-25 [SABC]

Limpopo Nehawu defends Cosatu leadership 2020-09-25 [CapricornFM]

 VIDEO  NUMSA picketing at the Zimbabwean embassy in Pretoria in solidarity with poorly paid Zimbabwean workers 2020-09-25 [Pindula News]

Western Cape Golden Arrow staff to protest in Philippi over changes to employment conditions 2020-09-25 [Eyewitness News]

Western Cape Artist hopes portrait will haunt police 2020-09-24 [GroundUp]

 VIDEO Western Cape NEHAWU march in Cape Town 2020-09-24 [ANA/Rumble]

Ramaphosa and Nehawu to meet on Friday 2020-09-24 [BusinessLIVE]

We will not be silent on state-sponsored violence in Zimbabwe, say South African metalworkers 2020-09-24 [IndustriALL]

Foschini Group gets greenlight to acquire Jet Stores 2020-09-24 [News24]

Western Cape NUMSA and TOWU will challenge court interdict against inevitable strike at Golden Arrow 2020-09-24 [Polity]

Limpopo SADTU media statement on personal attacks levelled against COSATU provincial Secretary Cde Gerald Mkhomazi Twala 2020-09-24 [SADTU]

NUMSA seeks intervention from AU regarding Zimbabwe's political crisis 2020-09-24 [Political Analysis]

Gauteng Mustek strike: CEO David Kan to lead negotiations 2020-09-24 [ITWeb]

Gauteng Mustek strike: CEO, union leaders head for showdown talks 2020-09-24 [ITWeb]

President's meeting with NEHAWU rescheduled again due to continued illness 2020-09-24 [Political Analysis]

Western Cape ‘City defending the indefensible’: says Cosatu as water tariff debate continues 2020-09-24 [Voice of the Cape]

Gauteng Community health workers still waiting for full pay 2020-09-23 [GroundUp]

Gauteng COSATU Provincial EC statement 2020-09-23 [COSATU]

Gauteng Cosatu questions ANC's ability to lead, solve country’s problems 2020-09-23 [IOL]

Western Cape Golden Arrow staff threaten strike over 'changes' to employment conditions 2020-09-23 [Eyewitness News]

Letter detailing poor leadership and corruption has Unisa union and management at loggerheads 2020-09-23 [The Star]

Home Affairs suspends senior official probing allegedly dodgy citizenships 2020-09-23 [SowetanLIVE]

SAA employees battle with depression and debt while the airline grapples with restructuring 2020-09-23 [Daily Maverick]

Gauteng Sterkfontein Hospital employees reinstated after agreement with health department 2020-09-22 [TimesLIVE]

Don’t rush employees back to work, Public Service Association warns 2020-09-22 [ANA/IOL]

Minister Nxesi’s incompetence and arrogance is a detriment to workers 2020-09-22 [COSATU]

NEHAWU says it’s looking forward to meeting Ramaphosa to discuss grievances 2020-09-22 [Eyewitness News]

Stop ignoring us – Nehawu vows to intensify strike if govt ignores demands 2020-09-22 [Eyewitness News]

NEHAWU wants answers 2020-09-22 [Daily Sun]

Numsa needs to view Comair deal as a long-haul trip 2020-09-22 [Business Day]

Gauteng Mustek, union stand-off continues in Midrand 2020-09-22 [ITWeb]

Nehawu protests for wage increase implementation and Covid-19 risk pay 2020-09-22 [News24]

'It will be difficult to back ANC': Nehawu 2020-09-22 [TimesLIVE]

Cosatu’s investment vehicle splutters 2020-09-22 [Sunday World]

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This month in labour history


9-09-1970 As they were prohibited from joining a union, a provident fund (GFWBF) was established to help black workers, particularly in the textile and furniture sectors. [more]

11-09-1973 Underground miners in the west of the country, whose wages keep them in poverty, go on strike. Police open fire killing 12 and injuring 38 mineworkers. [more]