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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]

Rubbish piles up as MM set to meet workers 2019-10-03 [Grocott's Mail]

SAEPU astonished by the silence treatment and lack of action from Health Minister 2019-09-26 [COSATU]

Uitenhage workers and students complain about college and union 2019-09-21 [GroundUp]

'Pure thuggery': Health department demands action after medics attacked 2019-09-17 [TimesLIVE]

PE firefighters join the move against violence against women 2019-09-10 [GroundUp]

Dismay as Nombulelo principal resigns 0 2019-09-10 [Grocott's Mail]

Health MEC outlines plans to set Komani Hospital in order 2019-09-10 [The Rep]

Interns march on Premier’s office demanding jobs 2019-09-05 [GroundUp]

Uitenhage taxi drivers join protests against crimes against women 2019-09-04 [GroundUp]

Province to make sex work safer through decriminalisation 2019-09-04 [City Press]

St Albans Prison official stabbed in neck, inmate killed: Popcru lambastes correctional services 2019-09-02 [News24]

Unions march against crime in Motherwell 2019-08-23 [GroundUp]

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]

This month in labour history

8-01-1912 The African National Congress is founded in Bloemfontein [more]

9-01-1973 A strike wave begins in Durban when 2000 black brickworkers walk off the job and win a doubling of their wages [more]

23-01-1982 Formula1 Grand Prix drivers went on strike and barricaded themselves in doors in protest against new "super licence" conditions. They were fined but they won and the new licences were withdrawn. [more]