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Cosatu affiliates opt to tread carefully [Sunday World] 2022-12-05

President Cyril Ramaphosa must resign and face full might of the law [SAFTU] 2022-12-03

40th anniversary celebration media statement [NUM] 2022-12-03

COSATU Central Executive Committee statement [COSATU] 2022-12-02

Government still faces massive challenge in fostering job growth: Cosatu [SABC] 2022-11-30

Public sector unions plan heightened strike action if demands aren’t met this week [Moneyweb] 2022-11-29

SACCAWU condemns brutality brought about by Makro and police at Germiston Makro Warehouse [COSATU] 2022-11-28

Landmark minimum wage hike brings relief to domestic workers in South Africa, but challenges remain [Equal Times] 2022-11-28

Public service unions threaten govt with third strike day over wage hikes [Eyewitness News] 2022-11-28

Police fire rubber bullets to disperse Makro workers protesting outside Germiston store [TimesLIVE] 2022-11-26

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Today's labour news


COSATU statement on third quarter GDP numbers 2022-12-07 [COSATU]

COSATU statement on Section 89 panel report on Phala Phala Farm affair 2022-12-07 [COSATU]

NUMSA celebrates triple defeat suffered by right-wing employers NEASA and SAEFA 2022-12-06 [Polity]

Sonke Gender Justice pleased with progress of decriminalising sex work 2022-12-06 [IOL]

Sadtu sticks to its guns over Phala Phala calling for probe on judges, despite public outcry 2022-12-06 [IOL]

SADTU call for an investigation and possible charging of justices Sandile Ngcobo and Thokozile Masipa 2022-12-06 [COSATU]

COSATU congratulates DENOSA on its 26th Anniversary 2022-12-06 [COSATU]

Public service unions plan their next national day of action amid wage demands 2022-12-06 [SABC]

Police unions outraged by attacks on officers 2022-12-06 [Cape Times]

Cabinet approves Bill seeking to decriminalise sex services 2022-12-05 [Cape Argus]

NEHAWU statement on 40th anniversary of NUM 2022-12-05 [COSATU]

COSATU congratulates its affiliated union NUM on reaching an impressive milestone of 40 years 2022-12-05 [COSATU]

COSATU set to discuss Section 89 panel's report on Phala Phala 2022-12-05 [Eyewitness News]

SADTU calls for investigation and possible charging of Justices Sandile Ngcobo and Thokozile Masipa 2022-12-05 [Inside Politics]

Cosatu affiliates opt to tread carefully 2022-12-05 [Sunday World]

Gauteng Health dept launches corruption probe into Kalafong Hospital CEO 2022-12-05 [Eyewitness News]

Teachers’ union to lodge complaint against Phala Phala panel 2022-12-04 [Algoa FM]

Free State Kopanong Municipality is once again struggling to pay workers, councillors 2022-12-04 [SABC]

Cosatu calls on ANC to take country into consideration when dealing with Phala Phala report 2022-12-04 [SABC]

 VIDEO  Zebediela citrus workers left high and dry 2022-12-03 [eNCA]

SATAWU welcomes ban of scrap metal sale 2022-12-03 [SATAWU]

President Cyril Ramaphosa must resign and face full might of the law 2022-12-03 [SAFTU]

As deadline looms, govt yet to respond to public service unions' wage demands 2022-12-03 [Eyewitness News]

NUMSA condemns Eskom management for abondoning cleaners 2022-12-03 [Polity]

Cosatu welcomes Cabinet’s approval of bill to decriminalise, protect sex workers 2022-12-03 [The Citizen]

Cosatu divisions derail decision to back SACP in 2024 elections 2022-12-03 [Pretoria News]

40th anniversary celebration media statement 2022-12-03 [NUM]

Domestic workers urge Ramaphosa to sign compensation bill into law 2022-12-03 [GroundUp]

COSATU Central Executive Committee statement 2022-12-02 [COSATU]

COSATU joins millions of people around the world to mark World Aids Day 2022-12-01 [COSATU]

COSATU is 37 Years old today 2022-12-01 [COSATU]

NUMSA sends its condolences to NUM on tragic loss of their leaders 2022-12-01 [Polity]

Police union unexpectedly leaves SAFTU 2022-12-01 [GroundUp]

Gauteng Protesting Sedibeng healthcare workers finally paid 2022-12-01 [SowetanLIVE]

Solidarity Police Report exposes appalling working conditions at SAPS 2022-12-01 [Solidarity]

'We need more boots on the ground': Popcru slams drop in officer numbers 2022-12-01 [TimesLIVE]

POPCRU President Zizamale Cebekhulu-Makhaza's statemnt 2022-12-01 [Polity]

Gauteng Kalafong hospital service disrupted as staff demand CEO's removal 2022-12-01 [TimesLIVE]

BWI mourns passing of 6 NUM young unionists 2022-11-30 [BWI]

Government still faces massive challenge in fostering job growth: Cosatu 2022-11-30 [SABC]

Minor decreases in unemployment likely not to hold into future 2022-11-29 [SAFTU]

PSL players want Safpu congress stopped 2022-11-29 [Kick Off]

Teacher misconduct in schools goes unreported, says NAPTOSA 2022-11-29 [Eyewitness News]

Public sector unions plan heightened strike action if demands aren’t met this week 2022-11-29 [Moneyweb]

Cooling of labour militancy in mines mirrors decline of migrant labour system 2022-11-29 [Daily Maverick]

SACCAWU condemns brutality brought about by Makro and police at Germiston Makro Warehouse 2022-11-28 [COSATU]

Mpumalanga NUM mourns passing of six leaders who died in horrific car accident 2022-11-28 [NUM]

Limpopo Citrus farmworkers vow to challenge stoppage decree 2022-11-28 [SowetanLIVE]

Landmark minimum wage hike brings relief to domestic workers in South Africa, but challenges remain 2022-11-28 [Equal Times]

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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]

17-12-1919 Cape Town's ICU and IWA join the inflation strike and receive support from white workers and the National Union of Railway and Port Employees. The police arrest the black strikers. [more]

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