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Three Cape Town Home Affairs offices close over protective gear demands 2020-03-26 [Cape Times]

Outrage after another police officer is slain in Cape Town 2020-03-23 [Cape Times]

Glencore’s Cape Town refinery embroiled in pay dispute 2020-03-13 [Bloomberg/BusinessLIVE]

SACP-COSATU provincial statement 2020-03-10 [Polity]

COSATU’s memorandum on state of public transport echoed – Cape Chamber 2020-03-10 [Politicsweb]

Women march against evictions in Drakenstein 2020-03-06 [GroundUp]

City wins Labour Court dispute with Cape firefighters over overtime pay 2020-03-06 [Cape Argus]

Outrage over brazen Golden Arrow bus heists 2020-03-06 [Cape Argus]

Labour dispute at Caltex supplier headed to CCMA 2020-03-05 [Fin24]

Labour Court to rule on Cape Town firefighters’ 24-hour shift dispute 2020-03-01 [Cape Times]

Unions march against austerity, job losses and mass unemployment 2020-02-28 [Cape Argus]

Court case over City of Cape Town firefighter salaries gets under way 2020-02-28 [Cape Argus]

Firefighters march to demand new pay structure 2020-02-25 [Cape Talk radio]

Protest theatre comes to the Waterfront 2020-02-24 [GroundUp]

After 30 applications, Manenberg woman with Master's degree overjoyed to get her dream job 2020-02-22 [Cape Times]

Cosatu demands safer transport and better working conditions for museum workers 2020-02-21 [Daily Maverick]

Farm worker challenges authorities in court over housing 2020-02-20 [GroundUp]

“Every day I fear for my life” says train driver 2020-02-20 [GroundUp]

Unions marching to demand reliable transport in Cape Town 2020-02-20 [Cape Times]

Cosatu to lead march for safe, reliable rail system 2020-02-20 [SABC]

Iziko employees picket for pay rises 2020-02-18 [Daily Maverick]

SATAWU welcomes suspension of Prasa manager 2020-02-15 [Polity]

City of Cape Town plans to raise tariff rates for use of facilities 2020-02-15 [Cape Argus]

No vacant posts for newly qualified teachers 2020-02-14 [Daily Maverick]

Exploited security guards call out labour department 2020-02-13 [New Frame]

SAMWU march for salaries 2020-02-13 [Mossel Bay Advertiser]

Cosatu to protest in Cape Town ahead of SONA 2020-02-13 [SABC]

‘City of Cape Town quick to discipline lower-level staff’ 2020-02-12 [Cape Argus]

Hisense's Atlantis factory fully operational again after strike 2020-02-11 [Eyewitness News]

Hisense Atlantis strike ends 2020-02-10 [Fin24]

They kept me hostage, assaulted me and didn't pay wages, claims domestic worker 2020-02-06 [Daily Voice]

Union lashes out over unplaced pupils' panic 2020-02-06 [Cape Times]

Hisense obtains court order to stop striking workers from halting production 2020-01-29 [Eyewitness News]

March to be held in Cape Town against state of public transport 2020-01-29 [Cape Argus]

NUMSA condemns Golden Arrow for making misleading statements in order to fleece commuters 2020-01-27 [Polity]

Robben Island Museum workers resume duties after strike; wage talks continue 2020-01-23 [Eyewitness News]

Numsa strike at Hisense continues, production halted indefinitely 2020-01-23 [Fin24]

Another paramedic attacked transporting a patient to Tygerberg hospital 2020-01-22 [Cape Times]

Robben Island Museum strike suspended to allow for negotiation 2020-01-18 [Cape Times]

Production stops as Numsa strike hits Hisense plant near Cape Town 2020-01-17 [Fin24]

Robben Island strike leaves tourists high and dry 2020-01-11 [eNCA]

Robben Island Museum still running despite strike 2020-01-10 [Eyewitness News]

Probe into Robben Island ferry 'sabotage' as strike continues 2020-01-09 [DispatchLIVE]

US students drop tour of Robben Island to join workers’ picket 2020-01-09 [Eyewitness News]

Threat to shut down Robben Island 2020-01-08 [Cape Times]

Striking workers vow to bring Robben Island to total standstill 2020-01-07 [Cape Talk radio]

Major hospitals remain on load shedding alert 2019-12-19 [Cape Times]

UNTU calls for better crime intelligence to arrest Cape Town train arsonists 2019-12-16 [Eyewitness News]

Transport union: Who sent the boys to burn Metrorail trains? 2019-12-14 [Cape Argus]

Turning waste into a sustainable income 2019-12-07 [Elitsha]

This month in labour history

2-03-1969 SACTU leaders exiled in Zambia meet to develop a strategy to revitalize the union, which has been rendered ineffective by the apartheid government. [more]

6-03-1955 Progressive members of the TLC join forces with CNETU unions to create SACTU (South African Council of Trade Unions) in Johannesburg with 9 affiliates and 20,000 members. By 1959 there will be 35 affiliates and 46,000 members. [more]