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 VIDEO Ga-Rankuwa taxi drivers stage peaceful protest 2020-03-25 [Pretoria News]

Public safety risked to undermine strike at munition factory, alleges union 2020-03-21 [Peoples Dispatch]

'We don't feel safe': Gauteng doctors on the front line against coronavirus 2020-03-19 [SowetanLIVE]

Provincial government staffers ditch work amid fears of the spread of coronavirus 2020-03-19 [News24]

Education department staff keep office shut 2020-03-17 [SowetanLIVE]

Education department staff protest over office building safety 2020-03-13 [SowetanLIVE]

Ferrero’s zero hours workers continue CCMA fight 2020-03-11 [New Frame]

Johannesburg EPWP workers protest termination of contracts 2020-03-11 [The Citizen]

COSATU post-PEC Statement 2020-03-10 [COSATU]

Protests erupt after workers receive contract terminations via SMS 2020-03-10 [Pretoria News]

Grayston Prep did right thing to protect pupils - Sadtu 2020-03-10 [Radio 702]

Tshwane ‘salaries to be paid’ 2020-03-06 [Centurion Rekord]

Samwu urges metro administrator to deal with ‘urgent’ issues 2020-03-06 [Pretoria Rekord East]

“Soweto must pay” - COSATU 2020-03-06 [MyBroadband]

Leaderless Tshwane’s metro workers could face bleak month-end 2020-03-05 [The Citizen]

Metro workers face bleak month-end 2020-03-05 [Pretoria Rekord East]

 VIDEO Nehawu protest for better working conditions at Department of Education offices 2020-03-04 [Sandton Chronicle]

Samwu wants Tshwane put under administration 2020-03-04 [SABC]

Collapse of Tshwane Council a travesty for service delivery 2020-03-01 [SAMWU]

Samwu concerned over Tshwane workers’ salaries 2020-03-01 [JacarandaFM]

Union concerned about Tshwane workers, service delivery after council meeting collapses again 2020-02-27 [News24]

Women make a living picking through scrap metal 2020-02-27 [GroundUp]

Adam Habib leaving 'unfinished business' at Wits, say activist, unionist 2020-02-19 [HeraldLIVE]

Health employees continue fight for safe work space 2020-02-19 [Pretoria East Rekcord]

 VIDEO provincial Shopsteward Council. 2020-02-16 [Facebook]

Court increases compensation for Ekurhuleni workers from R6,000 to R24,000 each 2020-02-15 [GroundUp]

Samwu takes on Ekurhuleni over waste tender ‘scam’, ‘money laundering’ 2020-02-14 [The Citizen]

'Samwu members stole R3.5m as they believed it was manna from heaven' 2020-02-14 [The Star]

Tshwane ammunition shortage leaves cops at risk – union 2020-02-13 [Centurion Rekord]

Samwu reeling after 'theft' of R3.5m Christmas funds 2020-02-12 [The Star]

Samwu fumes over sacking of 40 workers 2020-02-10 [Sowetan]

Samwu paints Pretoria CBD red as it marches against poor governance 2020-02-09 [Pretoria News]

Samwu threatens to ‘take over Tshwane’ 2020-02-08 [JacarandaFM]

 VIDEO Tshwane SAMWU workers march against poor governance in municipality 2020-02-07 [Pretoria News]

Samwu march set to cause chaos with Pretoria CBD traffic 2020-02-07 [Pretoria News]

Samwu to march in Pretoria over embattled Mayor 2020-02-07 [IOL]

‘Waste removal war’ looms as union objects to dismissals 2020-02-06 [Kempton Express]

Samwu to protest at Tshwane House about dysfunctional council 2020-02-05 [Pretoria News]

Gold miner Village Main Reef on verge of collapse, putting 7,000 jobs at risk, document shows 2020-02-04 [Daily Maverick]

NEHAWU condemns lack of willingness to resolve current impasse by management of UNISA 2020-02-04 [Polity]

Transnet managers ‘value production over life’ 2020-02-03 [New Frame]

Health dep managers blamed for Civitas downfall 2020-02-02 [Centurion Rekord]

Renovations still not complete at Tshwane's Department of Health building 2020-01-28 [Pretoria News]

UNISA entrances blocked over wage dispute 2020-01-28 [Roodepoort Record]

Ferrero workers challenge zero hours contracts 2020-01-27 [New Frame]

News ‘You can’t have a patient bleeding and there is no one to clean up’ – Staff shortage blamed for baby deaths 2020-01-27 [City Press]

Joburg firm accused of stealing 65% of employees' salaries for three years 2020-01-23 [The Star]

Waste reclaimers in court over right to work 2020-01-23 [GroundUp]

Former municipal workers fight labour broker issue 2020-01-16 [GroundUp]

Ex-Sandspruit workers to get share of Tshwane workers' payouts 2020-01-15 [Pretoria News]

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]