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School defects pose danger to teachers, pupils 2020-06-30 [SowetanLIVE]

86 workers claim “unfair” suspension for absence after colleagues test positive for Covid-19 2020-06-24 [GroundUp]

Medical association shocked by traffic cops' alleged xenophobic attack on doctor, wife 2020-06-23 [ANA/IOL]

More than 8k community healthcare workers to be converted to employees in July 2020-06-20 [Eyewitness News]

Emfuleni workers held to ransom by unwanted employee benefit scheme with Liberty 2020-06-19 [Daily Maverick]

Wits players get help from SAFPU 2020-06-16 [KickOff]

 VIDEO EMPD officers threaten full-blown strike if demands not met 2020-06-15 [Germiston City News]

COSATU alarmed by the planned 172% taxi fare increases 2020-06-11 [COSATU]

Protesting metro cops bring traffic to a standstill 2020-06-11 [The Star]

Emfuleni traffic officers down tools for three hours over food and nightshift allowances 2020-06-11 [The Citizen]

COSATU statement on gruesome murder of Tshegofatso Pule 2020-06-11 [Polity]

Samwu takes aim at ex-mayor Stevens Mokgalapa's chief of staff 2020-06-11 [The World News]

Arrested waste pickers languish in Tshwane jail 2020-06-10 [Daily Maverick]

Milpark Netcare hospital accused of mixing Covid-19 patients with others 2020-06-10 [SowetanLIVE]

Union puts restraint on Village Main Reef retrenchment plan in bid to seek fairness 2020-06-06 [Business Report]

Union Calls for the Shutting Down of Far East Rand Hospital Amid COVID-19 Safety Concerns 2020-06-04 [allAfrica.com]

Mogale City workers still on go-slow while council approves R100m overdraft 2020-06-04 [The Citizen]

Taxi strike leaves Mamelodi commuters high and dry 2020-06-04 [SowetanLIVE]

L’Oréal workers demand a shutdown of local plant, citing Covid-19 exposure 2020-06-02 [Mail & Guardian]

“Our people cannot be treated like napkins”: public works programme challenged in court 2020-06-02 [GroundUp]

Mogale workers still on go-slow while council approves R100 million overdraft 2020-06-02 [Krugersdorp News]

Mines not complying with Covid-19 regulations will be closed, says Makhura 2020-05-29 [Eyewitness News]

Tshwane, Samwu to meet on proposal for Covid-19 danger allowance 2020-05-28 [Pretoria News]

Mponeng must test all workers after 188 miners contacted Covid-19: NUM 2020-05-26 [Power98.7]

NUM is concerned with 196 Covid-19 positive cases reported at Mponeng mine 2020-05-26 [Polity]

Helen Joseph Hospital staff protest after nurses test positive for Covid-19 2020-05-25 [The Citizen]

AngloGold shuts Mponeng mine as more than 160 test Covid-19 positive 2020-05-25 [Business Day]

World’s deepest mine shuts after 164 Covid-19 cases detected 2020-05-25 [Daily Maverick]

Superheroes need help too: Health workers in plea for protective gear 2020-05-22 [Daily Maverick]

Sterkfontein CEO responds to totally uncalled for protest 2020-05-22 [Krugersdorp News]

Solidarity members show up for work in protest against regulations that prevent work 2020-05-21 [Polity]

Samwu wants Tshwane members to be paid coronavirus danger allowance 2020-05-21 [Pretoria News]

NUMSA condemns Kusasalethu mine for leaving workers stranded! 2020-05-21 [Polity]

NUMSA accuses Kusasalethu mine of abandoning its workers 2020-05-21 [Eyewitness News]

Keen to work, but surplus miners must wait in hostels until lockdown level 3 2020-05-19 [SowetanLIVE]

'Victory for workers' as 171 Tshwane metro police trainees finally employed 2020-05-15 [Pretoria News]

Restaurant workers' plight gets worse as wages for March are unpaid 2020-05-11 [SowetanLIVE]

Businesses get used to 'new normal' as strict health measures become part of everyday service 2020-05-05 [HeraldLIVE]

Picket to be held at Soweto hospital for 'unprotected' workers, unifying health system 2020-04-30 [IOL]

SAMWU calls on political parties in Tshwane to act in the best interest of workers and residents 2020-04-30 [Polity]

Covid-19 will wreak havoc in schools, teachers union warns 2020-04-26 [Saturday Star]

'We don't know if we are killing patients' 2020-04-23 [SowetanLIVE]

Satawu to probe working conditions of Fidelity guards 2020-04-22 [JacarandaFM]

Fidelity guards lament 'inhumane conditions' they say bosses subject them to 2020-04-21 [IOL]

Waiting for a job on the roadside during lockdown 2020-04-21 [GroundUp]

Coronavirus: Nurses at Sandton hospital raise concerns over safety, as union considers legal action 2020-04-17 [News24]

COSATU statement on the appalling conditions of a maternity ward in Mamelodi Hospital 2020-04-17 [Polity]

Covid-19 shuts down Coke's biggest manufacturing plant 2020-04-16 [The Star]

COSATU on the fight against Covid-19 in province 2020-04-16 [Polity]

Ekurhuleni waste pickers deprived of food parcels 2020-04-15 [Daily Maverick]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

1-07-1918 15,000 miners stop work. The police run to try to force them to descend, causing violent clashes. 8 leaders are arrested for "incitement to violence". [more]