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Samwu-workers put service delivery in Standerton on hold 2020-08-12 [Standerton Advertser]

Magistrate grants interim interdict against municipality and striking employees 2020-08-04 [Standerton Advertser]

Denosa Mpumalanga statement on the shortage of nurses during the Covid-19 pandemic in the province 2020-07-30 [COSATU]

Denosa statement on shortage of nurses during the Covid-19 pandemic in province 2020-08-01 [allAfrica]

COSATU condemns EFF for recklessly encouraging workers to embark on an unprotected strike at Knittex in Mkhuhlu 2020-07-12 [COSATU]

Nehawu furious after nurse dies of Covid-19: 'She was a breadwinner and she is gone now' 2020-07-11 [News24]

Hospital staff down tools on Monday in demand of better working conditions 2020-07-11 [Lowvelder]

DENOSA Mpumalanga statement on the rising infection rate amongst health workers in the province 2020-07-01 [COSATU]

Faculties not able to open: Sadtu 2020-06-03 [Newpaper24]

COSATU condemns in strongest possible terms the savage and barbaric murder of a member of our affiliated union NEHAWU at the hands of her heartless and bloodthirsty husband who shot her 42 times 2020-05-26 [Polity]

Kangra mine placed on care and maintenance 2020-05-21 [Mining Weekly]

NEHAWU on the infection of workers by Covid-19 and return back to work during level 4 lockdown 2020-05-07 [Polity]

NUM Highveld region strongly condemns South 32's arrogant behaviour towards its employees and organised labour 2020-04-09 [Market Screener]

NUMSA rejects attempts by WACO to make money from Coronavirus! 2020-03-30 [Polity]

Resuscitation of Arnot mine a ray of hope following despair of Tegeta era fraud 2020-03-24 [MIningMX ]

Municipal workers vow to continue picketing if their demands are not met 2020-03-15 [Lowvelder]

Agreement concluded between MTPA and NEHAWU 2020-03-14 [Mpumalanga News]

NEHAWU provincial political commission press statement 2020-03-12 [Polity]

Fatality free for three years 2020-03-12 [Mining News]

Aggrieved Ehlanzeni District employees give management seven-day ultimatum on irregularities 2020-03-12 [Mpumalanga News]

Access to provincial nature reserves open to tourists 2020-03-10 [Lowvelder]

Tourists attraction sites closed due to workers strike 2020-03-06 [Lowvelder]

Workers own the mine 2020-03-03 [City Press]

Eskom wants Optimum liquidated 2020-03-03 [City Press]

Eskom cuts power at Optimum Coal and leans towards liquidation of the Gupta-owned mine 2020-03-02 [SA Labour News]

Nehawu threatens to shut down university 2020-03-01 [CapricornFM]

Amcu leader pledges a fund for dead Lily mine workers 2020-02-06 [SowetanLIVE]

COSATU statement on 4th anniversary of Lily Mine tragedy 2020-02-06 [Polity]

NUM opposes retrenchments of 120 permanent worers at Universal Coal 2020-02-03 [Polity]

NEHAWU statement on the non-payment of security personnel in public health institutions 2020-01-25 [Polity]

Security guards on strike after province fails to pay 2020-01-23 [GroundUp]

SATAWU security sector members down tools 2020-01-23 [Polity]

Security guards not yet paid, but various offices are operating again 2020-01-16 [Ridge Times]

Miners survive on charity while battle for Koornfontein mine drags on 2019-12-13 [Moneyweb]

NEHAWU members down tools at hospital 2019-11-29 [SABC]

Ramaphosa retrenches workers on his farm 2019-11-27 [Sowetan]

Municipality pays R18m in salaries twice – but workers refuse to give it back 2019-11-26 [City Press]

Workers protest over safety after man shot dead at Witbank hospital 2019-11-20 [Eyewitness News]

NEHAWU threatens to make province ungovernable if grievances not dealt with 2019-11-20 [Eyewitness News]

It's pure criminality - Satawu blasts torching of nine trucks in two days 2019-11-07 [The Star]

Num to hold protest march to Glencore offices 2019-10-31 [Moneyweb]

COSATU Mpumalanga to lead protest actions in support of Swaziland public sectors unions 2019-09-25 [COSATU]

Family losing hope of finding body of informal gold miner 2019-09-23 [GroundUp]

Completion of Rob Ferreira Hospital laundry is set again 2019-08-20 [Lowvelder]

Rob Ferreira Hospital workers vow to continue protesting if MEC Sasekani Manzini does not step in 2019-08-09 [Lowvelder]

Banana farmer claims R318m for alleged damage done by protesters 2019-07-25 [City Press]

R317 million lawsuit over damages during protest action at Umbhaba 2019-07-22 [Corridor Gazette]

SATAWU to march on office of provincial premier 2019-07-18 [Polity]

Banana producer claims R318m from police and Fawu for destructive protest action 2019-07-15 [Netwerk24]

Residents shut down mine 2019-07-12 [Sowetan]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

12-08-1946 76,000 miners respond to AMWU's call for strike action. After a week, the police intervened, pushing miners back into the pits: 12 dead, 1,200 injured, 50 leaders arrested. [more]

13-08-1946 Police open fire on and kill several black miners on a march to Johannesburg during a strike for pay parity. [more]

16-08-2012 South African police fire upon and kill 34 miners at Marikana. [more]