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Top news - KwaZulu-Natal

Ugu suspends 14 workers for misconduct 2020-01-17 [The Mercury]

MEC confident 2020 academic year will run smoothly 2020-01-15 [The Mercury]

Shooting of a patient appalling – NEHAWU 2020-01-14 [Politicsweb]

Teachers did everything they could, say unions 2020-01-09 [Daily News]

Billions of rand lost as Richards Bay Minerals shutdown approaches three weeks 2019-12-20 [Daily Maverick]

Eskom's De Ruyter must either toe government’s line or ours - NUM 2019-12-18 [News24]

Durban mortuary staff back at work after alleged lockout 2019-12-13 [Daily News]

NUM to march this week over Richards Bay Minerals unrest 2019-12-11 [Mining Weekly]

Talks between provincial health dept, unions over Durban mortuary to resume 2019-12-11 [Eyewitness News]

5,000 Jobs at risk as Richards Bay Minerals remain closed 2019-12-11 [ENCA]

Unions say progress made amid go-slow at Durban mortuary 2019-12-10 [Eyewitness News]

Union calls on minister to step in at violence-hit Richards Bay Minerals 2019-12-08 [Daily Maverick]

Parties in Durban mortuary row to meet 2019-12-07 [Daily News]

Sadtu welcomes jail sentence for pupil who assaulted, tried to knock down teacher 2019-12-07 [News24]

Residents cry foul on road construction jobs 2019-12-04 [GroundUp]

Shock, anger after municipality fires 223 staff 2019-11-26 [Daily News]

MEC demands answers after Pinetown school goes without Grade 1 teacher for 6 months 2019-11-22 [The Mercury]

Gunman shoots driver in third bus attack 2019-11-21 [The Mercury]

Bus driver wounded in Ixopo shooting 2019-11-20 [The Mercury]

Teachers told to quit 2019-11-13 [The Witness]

Unemployed nurses demand vacant hospital posts be filled 2019-11-13 [GroundUp]

South Coast clinic staff raise concerns after nurse's rape 2019-11-11 [Sunday Tribune]

Workers down tools at company 2019-11-06 [Greytown Gazette]

SADTU condemns murder of pupil 2019-11-03 [East Coast Radio]

Don't even think about it — Cosatu warns 'big four' banks to forget about downsizing 2019-11-02 [Sowetan]

Mayor under fire for China trip 2019-10-31 [Daily News]

Train surfing youngsters have union up in arms 2019-10-29 [News24]

NUM in is calling for the arrest of the shift boss 2019-10-26 [COSATU]

Thor Chemicals to pay R300m to remove its deadly mercury waste 2019-10-21 [Mail & Guardian]

Ugu workers march to mayor 2019-10-18 [South Coast Herald]

DENOSA-Kwazulu-Natal pleased to be invited by provincial legislature to its three-day programme of inspectinghealth facilities in the province 2019-10-16 [COSATU]

DSW resume operations in Durban 2019-10-05 [Daily News]

Refuse collection strike hits Durban suburbs again 2019-10-04 [Daily News]

Municipality suspends 73 employees for protesting 2019-10-03 [Daily News]

Pupil protest over principal ‘unacceptable’ - unions 2019-10-03 [The Mercury]

Community continues to suffer due to bus service stoppage 2019-10-03 [News24]

Bus drivers fear returning to work after brutal attacks over routes 2019-10-02 [SowetanLive]

NEHAWU calls for establishment of state-owned pharmaceutical company 2019-10-02 [Eyewitness News]

weatshop uncovered in Durban bad buildings raid 2019-09-28 [Daily News]

DUT staff, students call for sacking of Vice Chancellor Mthembu 2019-09-27 [Eyewitness News]

Union for workers revives its structures in the North Coast region 2019-09-26 [North Coast Courier]

No bus service for three weeks 2019-09-18 [News24]

SATAWU Calls For Swift Action After Two Bus Drivers Shot 2019-09-10 [Polity]

Translux bus driver shot and killed en route to Joburg 2019-09-09 [The Star]

SAMWU promises change in KwaDukuza 2019-09-04 [Zululand Observer]

Robbery at Durban private hospital leaves patients and staff traumatised 2019-09-04 [TimesLIVE]

New programme planned to help health workers cope with trauma 2019-09-02 [TimesLIVE]

20 arrested for truck strike 2019-09-02 [Daily News]

Transport MEC condemns torching of trucks on N3 2019-09-01 [TimesLIVE]

Sadtu cracks the whip on 'abusive' members 2019-08-23 [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]