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Panicked employees demand their pay 2020-03-27 [HeraldLIVE]

Staff protest and students boycott Eastcape Midlands TVET College 2020-03-17 [GroundUp]

Hospital general staff down tools 2020-03-14 [GroundUp]

Former PE municipal workers demand jobs 2020-03-11 [GroundUp]

Gamtoos Irrigation Board office shut down by angry contractors 2020-03-11 [GroundUp]

Staff down tools at Uitenhage clinic 2020-03-03 [GroundUp]

Health Department accused of failing to pay security guards at Motherwell clinics 2020-03-03 [GroundUp]

Jobs cuts loom in Nelson Mandela Bay 2020-03-03 [City Press]

Nursing workers picket so ‘authorities can feel our pain’ 2020-02-29 [HeraldLIVE]

NEHAWU to campaign to end union bashing and victimisation of shop stewards 2020-02-25 [Polity]

Hospital in dire straits after Health Department fails to pay contractors; Union threatens to down tools 2020-02-25 [GroundUp]

Probe ordered into murder of two unionized workers of Amathole municipality 2020-02-23 [Peoples Dispatch]

SADTU to honour Teacher Excellence 2020-02-19 [SADTU]

Strike by Emergency Medical Services ends after four days 2020-02-19 [GroundUp]

MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality 2020-02-18 [Mail & Guardian]

Striking paramedics fail to attend to scores of calls for help 2020-02-13 [DispatchLIVE]

Hospital staff down tools 2020-02-07 [The Rep]

SAMWU concerned for the safety of municipal workers 2020-02-04 [Polity]

Man believed to be municipality union leader shot dead 2020-01-31 [The Citizen]

Aspen joins long list of firms cutting jobs 2020-01-24 [Business Day]

Battle looms over Makana judgment 2020-01-24 [Grocott's Mail]

Metal workers seek their jobs and missing money 2020-01-22 [New Frame]

Nelson Mandela Bay IPTS bus strike ends 2020-01-20 [HeraldLIVE]

‘We’re not waiting another year’ – UPM 2020-01-20 [Grocott's Mail]

Rift over SAMWU statement on Makana 0 2020-01-18 [Grocott's Mail]

Talks deadlock as PE bus strike enters fourth week 2020-01-16 [GroundUp]

Bus strike paralyses Port Elizabeth 2020-01-15 [GroundUp]

No pay, no work: Ambulance drivers down keys 2020-01-10 [GroundUp]

IPTS buses back on the road 2020-01-10 [HeraldLIVE]

Toilet cleaners battle to get detergents and equipment from Municipality 2020-01-09 [GroundUp]

‘Most caring nurse' honoured for driving two patients 800km 2019-12-20 [Cape Times]

Farmworker faces eviction after being fired 2019-12-19 [New Frame]

Ailing district municipality's R60K year-end ‘celebration’ causes outcry 2019-12-17 [DispatchLIVE]

NEHAWU vindicated by PSC findings against transport dept 2019-11-28 [Eyewitness News]

NEHAWU statement on PSC findings and recommendation on provincial Department of Transport 2019-11-27 [Polity]

Equality Court won’t hear Oak Valley case 2019-11-26 [GroundUp]

Some clinics reopen after closing for three days during security strike 2019-11-22 [GroundUp]

VW workers still seeking compensation after 20 years 2019-11-19 [Mail & Guardian]

Fishers welcome issuing of fishing rights 2019-11-19 [GroundUp]

PE street cleaners protest, demand backpay 2019-11-15 [GroundUp]

Hospitals poised to arm guards with stun guns, pepper spray to curb attacks 2019-11-14 [DispatchLIVE]

Doctor, nurses flee as stabbed patient is ‘finished off’ in hospital 2019-11-11 [TimesLIVE]

‘Hands off muni manager’ as unions march to City Hall 2019-11-09 [Grocott's Mail]

Protests rock Makhanda 2019-11-08 [Grocott's Mail]

Students miss exams amid protests 2019-11-07 [New Frame]

Mbalula calls for peace in taxi industry 2019-10-11 [News24]

MEC promises better security for ambulance drivers 2019-10-10 [GroundUp]

Port Elizabeth nurses strike escalates 2019-10-08 [GroundUp]

Don’t rob us, plead ambulance drivers 2019-10-07 [GroundUp]

Medical staff demand better security at Motherwell clinic 2019-10-04 [GroundUp]

This month in labour history

2-03-1969 SACTU leaders exiled in Zambia meet to develop a strategy to revitalize the union, which has been rendered ineffective by the apartheid government. [more]

6-03-1955 Progressive members of the TLC join forces with CNETU unions to create SACTU (South African Council of Trade Unions) in Johannesburg with 9 affiliates and 20,000 members. By 1959 there will be 35 affiliates and 46,000 members. [more]