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Nehawu slams govt for negotiating ‘in bad faith’ [JacarandaFM] 2021-07-31

Mango unions claim they are being 'blackmailed' to drop business rescue application [Fin24] 2021-07-30

Wage deal points new way forward [SowetanLIVE] 2021-07-29

Numsa rejects Seifsa’s wage offer [Engineering News] 2021-07-28

Public sector unions accept the government’s below-inflation salary increase offer [Daily Maverick] 2021-07-27

Nehawu, Solidarity take council to CCMA over wage disputes [Pretoria News] 2021-07-27

Police union spoiling for a strike over wage hikes [Fin24] 2021-07-24

Public sector wage negotiations enter final stretch [SABC] 2021-07-24

Eastern Cape Staff, PPE shortages at Kariega hospital where patients admitted at night are left unattended - Nehawu [News24] 2021-07-21

BWI expresses concern over South Africa’s violent unrest amidst pandemic [BWI] 2021-07-20


Today's labour news

Limpopo Hands off our nursing students, says Denosa 2021-07-31 [Polokwane Review]

Sadtu concerned about school dropouts rate amid COVID-19 pandemic 2021-07-31 [SABC]

Nehawu slams govt for negotiating ‘in bad faith’ 2021-07-31 [JacarandaFM]

SACCA: Government blackmailing us to withdraw our mango business rescue bid 2021-07-31 [Eyewitness News]

Retail & construction sectors not compliant with safety laws, new report finds 2021-07-31 [Eyewitness News]

FEDUSA welcomes Mboweni’s announcement on pension funds 2021-07-31 [SABC]

Western Cape Workers should not be penalised, Cosatu warns as taxi impasse affects employees’ income, leave 2021-07-31 [News24]

KwaZulu-Natal SADTU: most primary schools in province not ready to welcome back all pupils 2021-07-31 [Eyewitness News]

Numsa to picket at Autopax over late salaries 2021-07-31 [JacarandaFM]

Western Cape Cosatu asks employers to be sensitive to workers’ struggles during ongoing taxi unrest 2021-07-31 [Daily Maverick]

Limpopo 'Death trap' Musina Magistrate's Court closed for health and safety act violations 2021-07-30 [News24]

SA Police Union let down by majority unions over signed wage offer 2021-07-30 [The Star]

COSATU calls on Treasury to expedite r39bn fiscal relief package 2021-07-30 [Eyewitness News]

Workers to wait a bit longer to access portion of their pension 2021-07-30 [SowetanLIVE]

Eastern Cape Komani-born woman elected Nehawu provincial chairperson 2021-07-30 [News24]

Cosatu welcomes finance minister Tito Mboweni's pension fund access proposal 2021-07-30 [Mzamzi News]

Mango unions claim they are being 'blackmailed' to drop business rescue application 2021-07-30 [Fin24]

The 2021 wage deal for South Africa’s public servants gives the state breathing room until September 2021-07-30 [Daily Maverick]

KwaZulu-Natal Statement of SADTU on reopening of schools 2021-07-30 [SADTU]

SACTWU WELCOMES decision to immediately vaccinate workers who are over 18 years old 2021-07-29 [COSATU]

 VIDEO Gauteng Labour dispute leads to stand-off between private security and workers in Sandton 2021-07-29 [News24]

Grants unsustainable, labour regulations must be scrapped, says Solidarity 2021-07-29 [Solidarity]

Wage deal points new way forward 2021-07-29 [SowetanLIVE]

NUMSA to meet with Harmony Gold for another round of wage talks on Thursday 2021-07-29 [SABC]

Mpumalanga Cosatu welcomes public sector wage offer 2021-07-29 [CapricornFM]

COSATU statement on National Treasury’s updates on Disaster Relief Package 2021-07-28 [COSATU]

SAPU refuses to sign wage agreement 2021-07-28 [Political Analysis]

Western Cape Vavi on taxi meeting: 'We are convinced both sides want peace' 2021-07-28 [Cape Talk ]

Numsa rejects Seifsa’s wage offer 2021-07-28 [Engineering News]

Mango in crisis because of DPE ignoring ‘rampant looting’, says Numsa 2021-07-28 [The Citizen]

The costly compromise of the public sector wage deal 2021-07-28 [Eyewitness News]

COSATU warns that employers don't have right to fire unvaccinated employees 2021-07-28 [Eyewitness News]

Unions express relief following the sealing of the public sector wage deal 2021-07-28 [SABC]

North West Poultry factory employees accuse employer of flouting COVID-19 regulations 2021-07-28 [SABC]

Western Cape SAFTU's Vavi, UDM's Homolisa claim they have a peace deal for Cape Town taxi violence 2021-07-28 [Eyewitness News]

 VIDEO  Nehawu’s Saphetha explains why they are rejecting govt’s new wage deal 2021-07-28 [CNBC Africa]

Numsa: Mango has no intention to go into business rescue 2021-07-28 [East Coast Radio]

 VIDEO  WATCH | Popcru rejects wage deal 2021-07-27 [eNCA]

 VIDEO  Public Sector Wage Talks | 1.5% is better than nothing - Fedusa 2021-07-27 [eNCA]

Limpopo Teachers must adhere to COVID-19 protocols 2021-07-27 [Health-e News]

KwaZulu-Natal High levels of anxiety at schools: Sadtu 2021-07-27 [East Coast Radio]

R350 grant an insult to the poor, says Saftu 2021-07-27 [Pretoria News]

NEHAWU statement on decision to move to Alert Level 3 2021-07-27 [COSATU]

NEHAWU, POPCRU look to block implementation of new public sector wage deal 2021-07-27 [Eyewitness News]

Public sector unions accept the government’s below-inflation salary increase offer 2021-07-27 [Daily Maverick]

Transnet cyberattack puts employees’ salaries at risk while backlogs at ports mount 2021-07-27 [Daily Maverick]

Resumption of schooling cannot compromise health of pupils & teachers, warn unions 2021-07-27 [JacarandaFM]

Covid-19: Unions should push harder for teachers to get vaccinated 2021-07-27 [GroundUp]

COSATU statement on President Ramaphosa’s updates on Fight Against Covid-19, efforts to restore law and order and help those affected by riots 2021-07-27 [COSATU]

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This month in labour history

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]