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Premier’s office denies flouting rules after cop tests positive for Covid-19 2020-05-29 [The Citizen]

NUM concerned about high numbers of Covid-19 in mines, at Eskom operations 2020-05-21 [Engineering News]

NUM in North East calls for temporary closure of all mines in province 2020-05-21 [Polity]

Impala halts production at Marula mine 2020-05-19 [Business Report]

NUM calls for ‘indefinite’ closure of Marula mine amid Covid-19 outbreak 2020-05-18 [JacarandaFM]

Nehawu accuses Premier Stan Mathabatha of having a hand in former spokesperson's dismissal, which he denies 2020-05-16 [News24]

NUM disturbed after mine allegedly kept Covid-19 case secret 2020-05-14 [The Citizen]

Nehawu shocked at Seloba's dismissal 2020-05-12 [CapricornFM]

Denosa Limpopo statement on withdrawal of payment of grade progression and uniform allowances to nurses 2020-05-09 [COSATU]

NUM concerned after another DCM miner is diagnosed with Covid-19 2020-05-08 [Steelburger News]

Assore chrome mine shuts after worker diagnosed 2020-05-06 [Reuters/Daily Maverick]

NUM North East region disappointed with Dwarsrivier mine after employee test positive of Coronavirus 2020-05-05 [Market Screener]

Covid-19 doctors are free – but fighting new ‘falsehoods’ 2020-04-09 [Daily Maverick]

Doctors in Modimolle facility released after Covid-19 test results 2020-04-09 [Bosveld Review]

Sama challenges ‘forced isolation’ decision 2020-04-09 [The Mercury]

SAMA fights compulsory quarantine of doctors, covid-19 patients 2020-04-07 [Eyewitness News]

Sama, MEC butt heads after two doctors locked up in hospital 2020-04-04 [The Citizen]

Covid-19: Medical association slams decision to force two doctors to isolate in TB hospital 2020-04-03 [GroundUp]

Nehawu wants The Ranch Resort to take workers' full responsibility 2020-03-15 [CapricornFM]

Health Department to investigate Nehawu allegations 2020-03-07 [CapricornFM]

Suspect in killing of Samwu member in court again 2020-03-05 [Zoutnet]

Nehawu suspends strike – workers back at work 2020-03-01 [CapricornFM]

Michael Komape family has right to sue - SADTU 2020-03-01 [CapricornFM]

Nehawu leader shot 2020-03-01 [CapricornFM]

COSATU demands police attention on GBV cases 2020-02-27 [CapricornFM]

Cosatu march 'an attack' on Mogalakwena's image 2020-02-26 [CapricornFM]

Nurses trade union calls for provincial Health MEC’s removal 2020-02-25 [Health-E News]

NEHAWU disappointment by premier's decision to lockout provincial government spokesperson 2020-02-19 [Polity]

Lions kill female worker at game reserve 2020-02-09 [SowetanLIVE]

DENOSA threatens to remove nurses in hospitals 2020-01-24 [Health-E News]

SAMWU will resist payment of Sekhukhune employees by cheques 2020-01-22 [Polity]

NEHAWU shocked at the latest spate of killings in healthcare facilities 2020-01-22 [Polity]

Man (27) in court for murder of Samwu shop steward 2020-01-06 [Bosveld Review]

Man officially charged with Samwu leader's murder 2019-12-31 [News24]

Over 150 doctors and health professionals facing axe 2019-12-13 [Engineering News]

Unions demand absorption of community service workers 2019-12-12 [Health-E News]

Cosatu demands permanent employment for community service workers 2019-12-11 [CapricornFM]

Over 150 community doctors’ contracts terminated 2019-12-11 [All4women]

Security guards say company is not paying them on time 2019-12-07 [Zoutnet]

PEC Statement 2019-12-07 [Polity]

Samwu to pray for comrades killed for blowing whistle on VBS-linked corruption 2019-12-05 [IOL]

Dire financial constraints affecting service delivery to residents 2019-11-17 [News24]

Municipal boss suspended after terminating contracts 2019-11-16 [SowetanLive]

Unions at odds with each other over supermarket’s wage increase 2019-11-15 [GroundUp]

SAMWU welcomes SALGA intervention 2019-11-12 [CapricornFM]

Public Protector’s office seeks answers from Letaba Muni over security company appointments 2019-11-08 [Bosveld Review]

Calls for more action in VBS murder investigations 2019-11-03 [Zoutnet]

DENOSA Limpopo response to today's malicious article in Sowetan blaiming nurses of negligence 2019-10-18 [COSATU]

Tzaneen muni hires bouncers for protection after ‘attacks by riff-raff’ 2019-10-03 [Bosveld Review]

Mineworkers' killer gets 25 years in prison 2019-10-02 [SowetanLive]

This month in labour history

2-05-1969 SACTU leaders meet in Tanzania to improve its overseas operations and decide to establish the union's headquarters in Zambia. [more]

20-05-1974 The police raid the black workers' provident fund (GFWBF) and take away it records and assets, which were never returned. [more]

22-05-1974 5,000 workers strike in East London. The strike lasts until 3 August. It starts when distributor factory workers walk out and are joined by workers from 20 other auto parts factories. [more]

25-05-1920 70,000 black miners strike work for better wages. Police open fire killing 35. Employers decide to fire 10,000 white miners and replace them with much lower-paid black workers. [more]