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Long awaited report on alleged CPUT maladministration 'delayed by politics’ 2019-08-16 [Cape Times]

Cape Town's gun violence is making health workers sick‚ bosses warn 2019-08-12 [Business Day]

'Crime stats will reflect unwise appointment of temporary Cape police boss' 2019-07-31 [Cape Times]

Farm workers, let down by politicians, face new threats to their security 2019-07-17 [GroundUp]

CoCT urges union to call off nationwide rail strike 2019-07-17 [Eyewitness News]

Grabouw farm worker strike ends after more than two months 2019-07-16 [GroundUp]

NUM region to march to Eskom Bellville regional office 2019-07-09 [Polity]

NUM to march to Eskom 2019-07-09 [Shopsteward online]

Cosatu Western Cape condemns the latest attack on homeless people in Cape Town by the City 2019-07-08 [COSATU]

National transport union protest could further cripple railway services 2019-07-05 [Cape Argus]

Planned Metrorail strike aims to turn rail service around 2019-07-04 [Cape Business News]

POPCRU: Communities the biggest losers when police fight each other 2019-07-04 [Eyewitness News]

Looming strike at Metrorail 'to force turnaround in rail service' 2019-07-04 [Cape Times]

POPCRU blames top cop Jula for SAPS infighting 2019-07-04 [Eyewitness News]

Police union POPCRU has called for unity in the police service 2019-07-03 [SABC]

Police killings must be addressed: POPCRU 2019-06-28 [Voice of the Cape]

Knysna old age home residents attempt hunger strike in sympathy with caregivers 2019-06-27 [The Citizen]

Employees at luxury guesthouse win unfair dismissal case 2019-06-26 [GroundUp]

Police officer killed on duty in Cape Town 2019-06-26 [ANA/IOL]

Alexkor retrenchments aggravated by Department of Public Enterprises 2019-06-22 [NUM]

Judge says roadside May family are “authors of their own fate” 2019-06-21 [GroundUp]

Hard work and little pay: pushing heavily-laden trolleys while dodging traffic 2019-06-21 [GroundUp]

Union acts against rising gang violence in Cape Town 2019-06-18 [ANA/The Citizen]

Alan Winde, South Africa is not a federal state - POPCRU 2019-06-18 [Politicsweb]

The search is on for provincial schools chief evaluator 2019-06-12 [Cape Argus]

Two Manenberg schools sacrificed for hospital 2019-06-10 [Cape Times]

F-bomb businessman was ordered to pay R30k for unfair dismissal. Seven months later he hasn’t paid 2019-05-31 [GroundUp]

Bottling company workers to strike next Wednesday 2019-05-29 [GroundUp]

Govt’s 'booze in schools' amendment won’t benefit pupils: SADTU 2019-05-29 [Eyewitness News]

'Labour Department in Mitchells Plain overlooked coloured people for jobs' 2019-05-28 [Cape Argus]

AVI’s closure of its Green Cross factory ‘breaches commitments’ 2019-05-28 [Business Report]

Education MEC hit with legal challenge from Sadtu over new act 2019-05-28 [Cape Argus]

Threat of new strike at Robertson Winery 2019-05-27 [GroundUp]

SAFTU stand firmly behind Oakvalley Estate farmworkers and calls for the intensification of the strike and solidarity with them 2019-05-27 [SAFTU]

Manhunt after officer killed in Stellenbosch 2019-05-25 [Cape Times]

Vavi joins Grabouw farm workers march 2019-05-24 [GroundUp]

Cop killed while searching for robbers on farm 2019-05-24 [ANA/IOL]

Wage negotiations deadlocked on Grabouw Farm at centre of N2 protests 2019-05-22 [GroundUp]

Learners and teachers shut down overcrowded Kraaifontein school 2019-05-16 [GroundUp]

Cape Town paramedics protest against work hours 2019-05-04 [GroundUp]

Sadtu determined to halt vital reforms, says provincial education MEC 2019-03-28 [TimesLIVE]

Sadtu challenges 'booze in schools' amendment 2019-03-27 [Cape Times]

Farm workers march to Parliament demanding moratorium on evictions 2019-03-22 [GroundUp]

Premier Blue Ribbon Salt River strike enters fourth month 2019-02-26 [GroundUp]

Dead-end for MyCiTi strikers 2019-02-13 [GroundUp]

Court orders security company to pay R2.3 million to provident fund 2019-02-13 [GroundUp]

Protesting Waterfront recycling company workers claim unfair dismissal 2019-02-12 [Cape Times]

Farm workers march to stop evictions 2019-02-12 [GroundUp]

SA Teacher's Union throws weight behind teacher in Sans Souci slap video 2019-02-12 [News24]

Prasa and unions accuse each other in Cape Town train arson 2019-02-11 [Sunday Times]

This month in labour history

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]