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Municipal strike at Amathole conditionally suspended 2019-08-13 [AlgoaFM]

ANC condemns violent Amathole strike 2019-08-13 [ANA/IOL]

Drought and strike leaves taps dry in Butterworth 2019-08-12 [GroundUp]

Komani held at ransom 2019-07-27 [The Rep]

NUMSA accused of instigating Ngqura port strike 2019-07-23 [PowerFM]

Strike at Transnet’s Ngqura costs province's economy R1bn 2019-07-22 [City Press]

Strike at harbours threatens to sour citrus exports 2019-07-22 [SA Labour News]

Workers at security company demand union recognition 2019-07-16 [GroundUp]

PE port strike hampers vehicle and citrus exports 2019-07-16 [Moneyweb]

Union slams Fort England ‘harrassment’ 0 2019-07-15 [Grocott's Mail]

Driver 'hijacked, kidnapped' as thugs target e-hailing industry in Nelson Mandela Bay 2019-07-15 [TimesLIVE]

Court orders striking Transnet workers to increase work levels at Ngqura terminal 2019-07-15 [The Mercury]

Security guards demand jobs from PE municipality 2019-07-12 [Grocott's Mail]

“The black poor majority on farms are feeling the rot of this system” 2019-07-12 [Grocott's Mail]

Transnet suspends workers for illegal Ngqura strike 2019-07-12 [Fin24]

Automotive sector affected by Transnet employees’ illegal go-slow 2019-07-12 [Business Day]

Ngqura port go-slow affecting South Africa's automotive production, citrus exports 2019-07-12 [Engineering News]

Transnet suspends employees over wildcat port go-slow, sets up ‘command centre’ 2019-07-12 [Daily Maverick]

Another probe at Fort England 2019-07-09 [Grocott's Mail]

'They left him in a pool of his blood' - Saftu wants quick arrest after activist killed 2019-07-06 [The Herald]

SAFTU condemns the assassination of the DEMAWUSA Leader in Nelson Mandela Metro, comrade Bongani Cola 2019-07-05 [SAFTU]

Bhisho visit follows Fort England whistleblower’s plea 2019-06-21 [Grocott's Mail]

Bhisho bosses head to Fort England after whistleblower’s plea 2019-06-20 [Grocott's Mail]

Uitenhage public works employees want permanent jobs 2019-06-19 [GroundUp]

PE nurses return to work in Motherwell 2019-06-15 [AlgoaFM]

Health workers sit in at PE clinic following attack on nurse 2019-06-13 [GroundUp]

Continental Tyre SA starts retrenchment process closing down a PE unit 2019-06-12 [HeraldLive]

Security guards demand employment from PE municipality 2019-06-06 [GroundUp]

Aspen workers on strike 2019-06-04 [HeraldLive]

Nurses in village clinic buy medical essentials with their own money 2019-05-27 [GroundUp]

Union pushes for recognition by PE municipality 2019-05-22 [GroundUp]

Farm workers accuse Department of Labour of neglect 2019-04-12 [GroundUp]

Security guards demand municipal jobs 2019-04-11 [GroundUp]

Striking municipal workers trash Mthatha over mayor, pay and jobs 2019-04-03 [TimesLIVE]

Union warns PE coalition: “If our demands keep falling on deaf ears, someone will fall” 2019-03-28 [GroundUp]

Mthatha streets trashed 2019-01-28 [DispatchLive]

Conveyor belt workers picket against payroll system 2019-01-23 [GroundUp]

SAFTU supports call for Gwede Mantashe to stay away from Xolobeni 2019-01-17 [SAFTU]

Buffalo City Municipality and SAMWU strike deal for R200 million to taxpayers 2018-12-09 [R News]

ANC calls on SAMWU and Buffalo City Municipality to resolve impasse 2018-12-07 [R News]

Bread delivery to continue amid strike 2018-12-04 [The Independent]

DA outraged at SAMWU’s demand for a R100 000 'apology' for every Buffalo City Metro worker 2018-12-01 [RNews]

DA accuses union of 'economic terrorism' 2018-12-01 [Algoa FM]

SAMWU calls for workers not to vandalise property during strike 2018-11-27 [GroundUp]

Buffalo City employees on strike for better pay 2018-11-23 [GroundUp]

EFF joins picket outside EL company 2018-11-22 [DispatchLive]

Farm workers demand dividends from black empowerment scheme 2018-11-14 [GroundUp]

Emergency health workers demand overtime pay 2018-11-07 [GroundUp]

Nehawu festive leave protest disrupts meetings 2018-11-03 [DispatchLive]

Ambulance services set for shutdown 2018-11-03 [The Mail]

This month in labour history

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]