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Saldanha community to pay heavy price as 568 steel jobs disappear on West Coast 2019-11-14 [Daily Maverick]

Govt calls for Saldanha plant to be sold rather than shut down 2019-11-14 [The Citizen]

Strike on the cards for Robben Island Museum workers 2019-11-14 [Eyewitness News]

Saldanha steel closure signals death of SA industrial dreams 2019-11-13 [Daily Maverick]

West Coast region hard-hit by Saldanha Steel closure 2019-11-12 [Moneyweb]

Govt wants ArcelorMittal to sell its Saldanha plant - rather than shut it down 2019-11-11 [Fin24]

ArcelorMittal South Africa to close Saldanha operation 2019-11-11 [Bloomberg/Moneyweb]

“We didn’t ask for much” – seven years after the De Doorns uprising 2019-11-11 [Ground Up]

Heated debate over which court should hear farm worker case 2019-11-08 [GroundUp]

Informal traders protest in Mitchells Plain 2019-11-05 [GroundUp]

Denel explosion victims' families await probe results before deciding next move 2019-11-04 [Eyewitness News]

POPCRU members picket outside the Lansdowne police station 2019-11-03 [24/7News.Africa]

50 more firefighters recruited for Cape Town's fire season 2019-10-31 [Eyewitness News]

Thugs scare municipal workers away from broken township drains 2019-10-28 [GroundUp]

A day in the life of a municipal sewerage worker 2019-10-28 [GroundUp]

NEHAWU NC angered by the deplorable working conditions of its members in De-Aar 2019-10-25 [Polity]

Local fishers and activists want Langebaan fish farms stopped —but government mussels in 2019-10-14 [Daily Maverick]

City of Cape Town, firefighters deadlock easing 'but not concluded' 2019-10-10 [Cape Argus]

Firefighters back at work 2019-10-10 [Cape Town Etc]

UWC fashion students punt ‘awearness’ 2019-10-10 [Cape Argus]

Cape Town firefighter strike on back burner until court challenge heard 2019-10-09 [News 24]

City of Cape Town, SAMWU reach interim agreement over firefighters overtime pay 2019-10-08 [Safrica24]

Overtime boycott sees 12 of 30 CT firestations manned overnight 2019-10-04 [Eyewitness News]

CT firefighters asked to leave stations after refusing to work overtime 2019-10-03 [Eyewitness News]

Customer assaults pregnant Shoprite cashier 2019-10-02 [GroundUp]

City of Cape Town to 'wait and see' if firefighters down tools in overtime dispute 2019-10-02 [News24]

SAMWU to meet labour dept in fight with coct over firefighters' overtime pay 2019-10-02 [Eyewitness News]

Union to decide next step in shock omission of Vearey from top Cape cop shortlist 2019-10-02 [Cape Argus]

CT firefighters affiliated to Samwu stop working overtime shifts from today 2019-10-02 [The World News]

City of Cape Town announces contingency measures as firefighters say no overtime work 2019-09-30 [Eyewitness News]

Women harvest fruits of abuse 2019-09-30 [Mail & Guardian]

ANC and SACTWU echo pleas for appointment of top cop to stamp out femicide 2019-09-28 [Cape Talk radio]

Clinic for staff opens on campus 2019-09-27 [University of Cape Town]

Cape Town firefighters threaten to down hoses after hours 2019-09-27 [Daily Maverick]

Ten killed after construction vehicle overturns on Ou Kaapse Weg 2019-09-23 [News24]

City of Cape Town to take action over firefighters who refuse to work overtime 2019-09-22 [Weekend Argus]

Firefighters threatening a go-slow will be in breach of contract: City of Cape Town 2019-09-20 [Eyewitness News]

Transpharm workers in Cape Town join strike over wage strike 2019-09-19 [Newsclick]

CT firefighters could be in breach of contract over possible go-slow 2019-09-19 [Eyewitness News]

Elderly Cape Town man fined R10 000 for selling 3 men into forced labour 2019-09-18 [News24]

Union threatens go-slow until city of ct pays firefighters overtime 2019-09-18 [Eyewitness News]

Firefighters launch online petition to be paid fairly for overtime hours 2019-09-18 [Weekend Argus]

Cape Town firefighters threaten to boycott overtime shifts over pay 2019-09-18 [Eyewitness News]

SAPO employee in Uyinene Mrwetyana murder case dismissed, 174 others have criminal records 2019-09-17 [Cape Argus]

Oak Valley: employers and employees argue over court jurisdiction 2019-09-17 [GroundUp]

'Ball in City's court' to settle overtime dispute with firefighters 2019-09-16 [Cape Times]

Call for forensic investigation into farm worker equity schemes 2019-09-16 [Daily Maverick]

No overtime, no work, say Cape Town firefighters 2019-09-14 [Weekend Argus]

UAWU strike continues despite no meeting with UCT 2019-09-14 [Elitsha]

UCT won’t bow to pressure from outsourced workers demanding jobs 2019-09-13 [The Citizen]

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