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 VIDEO Albert Luthuli Hospital staff down tools over Covid-19 protocols 2020-07-04 [Daily News]

NEHAWU: Albert Luthuli hospital the new Covid-19 epicentre for health workers 2020-07-04 [Eyewitness News]

Nurses down tools at Albert Luthuli hospital as more test positive 2020-07-02 [DispatchLIVE]

Nurses down tools and join Nehawu protest over working conditions 2020-07-02 [The South African]

Sadtu concerned about ‘hidden’ Covid-19 cases at schools 2020-07-02 [South Coast Herald]

Call for COVID-19 training in healthcare sector as infections spike 2020-06-30 [East Coast Radio]

Health centres unsafe 2020-06-29 [The Witness]

Calls grow for school academic year to be suspended 2020-06-22 [Daily News]

DENOSA statement on increasing rate of infection among healthcare workers in province 2020-06-20 [COSATU]

Magabheni clinic nurses strike over Covid-19 policy 2020-06-18 [Eyewitness News]

Schools' opening in doubt as 60,000 pieces of PPE unaccounted for 2020-06-07 [TimesLIVE]

Sadtu calls for further consultations on reopening schools 2020-06-04 [15 Minute News]

KwaMashu paramedics refuse to work until they’re tested for Covid-19 2020-06-04 [GroundUp]

Education Department embroiled in 'poor quality' PPE mask debacle 2020-06-04 [Daily News]

Health-care facilities will not close, says MEC 2020-06-03 [The Mercury]

Hospital workers down tools after non payment of Ters benefits 2020-06-03 [The Mercury]

Joint statement from teachers-KZN 2020-05-31 [COSATU]

Teachers’ unions urge members to stay away from work 2020-05-29 [The Citizen]

'We are not drunks,' say fuming teachers after education MEC's 'slur' 2020-05-29 [HeraldLIVE]

Unhappy unions to urge teachers not to return to schools 2020-05-28 [Eyewitness News]

COSATU: Re-opening schools is not a good idea 2020-05-28 [Gagasi FM]

Hospitals will not close when there's a Covid-19 case, says MEC 2020-05-28 [The Mercury]

Coalition of unions call on teachers to not go back to school yet 2020-05-28 [News24]

Nurses threaten not wear uniforms on June 1 in protest over uniform allowance 2020-05-27 [Daily News]

Teachers need more time to prepare - Sadtu on return of staff to schools 2020-05-27 [News24]

Manhunt launched for cop’s killers 2020-05-26 [Daily News]

Delay in delivery of PPE, so provincial government asks school staff to return on Thursday 2020-05-25 [News24]

NUMSA and Hulamin reach agreement on employee salaries 2020-05-23 [East Coast Radio]

Union, MPL claim staff, patients tested positive for Covid-19 at Durban hospital 2020-05-23 [News24]

Six nurses and four patients at Durban hospital test positive for Covid-19 2020-05-22 [The Citizen]

St Augustine's - Unions, MEC not happy with UKZN report release 2020-05-22 [allAfrica.com]

Covid-19: Durban workers without pay as company fails to declare them with UIF 2020-05-21 [GroundUp]

KwaDukuza government hospital reopens following Covid-19 outbreak 2020-05-21 [North Coast Courier]

NUMSA calls for Sumitomo Dunlop to close after cases of Covid-19 emerge 2020-05-21 [SA Trucker]

SADTU slams education department’s call for teachers to report for duty this week 2020-05-19 [Inside Education]

NEHAWU slams govt over lack of details on closure of Stanger hospital 2020-05-19 [Eyewitness News]

COVID-19: Inanda clinic closed after six nurses test positive 2020-05-16 [The South African]

Reopening of schools in question 2020-05-15 [North Coast Courier]

Netcare closes emergency department after COVID-19 outbreak at Kingsway Hospital 2020-05-15 [Radio 702]

Lockdown threat to small-scale fishers 2020-05-14 [New Frame]

Nursing union unhappy with decision to re-open KZN Netcare hospitals following Covid-19 outbreaks 2020-05-11 [IOL]

Nehawu: No work if there’s lack of PPE at St Augustine's 2020-05-11 [JacarandaFM]

Unions, health department in talks over Covid-19 concerns 2020-05-08 [Daily News]

Allegations that Covid-19 cases are being concealed at Stanger Hospital 2020-05-07 [Daily News]

Unions appeal to health portfolio committee 2020-05-07 [Zululand Observer]

Cops investigate after nurse found dead in hospital toilet 2020-05-05 [The Citizen]

Cosatu to fight exploitation of workers 2020-05-03 [Vryheid Herald]

Nehawu seeking legal advice over premier 'gambling with lives at hospital rally' 2020-04-30 [IOL]

NEHAWU seeks legal advice against Zikalala for holding gathering 2020-04-29 [Eyewitness News]

Amazulu v Safpu over player salary cuts 2020-04-28 [Sunday Tribune]

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]