Spar workers end strike after agreement reached

The company says workers were paid “based on productivity” but will now get a more traditional, time based payment


4 May 2021

Cape Town firefighters fear they will be fired

City says it is trying to resolve the matter and has made no such decision


30 April 2021

Workers at Dora Nginza Hospital downed tools over bonuses

Union says massive strike is looming over performance management


13 April 2021

SAMWU members protest in Kouga in support of suspended shop stewards

Suspension followed strike over Covid-19 allowance


8 April 2021

Union in wage dispute with PRASA

SATAWU wants to be allowed to renegotiate some terms of agreement

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7 April 2021

Spar workers strike over pay

Union asked for 8.1% while the company is offering 3%


23 March 2021

Bus services suspended in Nelson Mandela Bay: thousands of workers stranded

Taxi driver says they will torch any bus that operates in defiance of the strike


19 March 2021

Ladismith cheese workers demonstrate in solidarity with farm workers

Factory workers demand action against farmer


25 February 2021

At least two arrested during standoff between police and SAFTU in Cape Town

Hundreds picket on Wednesday over mass retrenchments, wage freezes and budget cuts among other things

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24 February 2021

Mayor tells strikers there will be “consequences”

Municipal workers’ strike shuts down customer services and the traffic department in Nelson Mandela Bay


10 February 2021

Protest against dismissal of Volkswagen shop stewards

Company says a disciplinary inquiry was held and that workers admitted to making false claims


3 February 2021

Luxor Paints workers awarded R38 million by CCMA

Company to review ruling in Labour Court


27 January 2021

Horse grooms can claim UIF, rules CCMA

Department of Labour’s system showed that they had absconded from work


30 November 2020

Thousands of health workers march for permanent employment

“We put our lives at risk but we are not permanently employed”

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26 November 2020

Union slams public works programme

Workers whose contracts ended in March are demanding to be reinstated


26 November 2020