LABOUR UNIONS

Striking steel workers to return to duty by Monday

Unions agree to three-year increases and will be back paid from 1 July 2021

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22 October 2021

Steel federation says 6% wage increase offer is final

CEO says sector has lost over 50,000 jobs this year alone

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15 October 2021

Steel strike continues as NUMSA members reject SEIFSA offer

Investigation ongoing into security guards accused of using live ammunition on striking workers

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14 October 2021

Workers and police clash as NUMSA steel strike continues

Unions are considering an offer by employer association SEIFSA

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12 October 2021

Vavi calls for general strike to support metal workers

Employers say NUMSA’s demands will force companies to close

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8 October 2021

Hundreds of workers march for end to pay freeze

COSATU members and affiliated unions held demonstrations across the country

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7 October 2021

Platinum mine tense after assassination of unionist

NUMSA’s Malibongwe Mdazo was gunned down outside the CCMA office in Rustenburg

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26 August 2021

Public service workers protest over wages outside Western Cape legislature

Unions hope Constitutional Court will force government to stick to 2018 wage agreement

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24 August 2021

CCMA upholds dismissal of Spar workers in Gqeberha for violating picket rules

Commissioner finds workers guilty of “gross misconduct” and violating a court interdict

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5 August 2021

Workers dismissed for refusing polygraph test head to Labour Court

The workers will argue that polygraph tests are unscientific and will ask for their dismissals to be rescinded

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9 July 2021

Covid-19: Massmart workers told to “self-isolate” after protests

Workers are demanding answers over job losses and changes to employment conditions

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2 June 2021

SAMWU demands investigation into abuse allegations

Union says more than ten shop stewards are facing charges of gross misconduct and insubordination

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31 May 2021

Union starts strike against Massmart

88 workers retrenched and work hours cut as company restructures its labour force

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28 May 2021

Truda Foods workers protest in one city while Labour Court rules against company in another

Judge sends message that courts should not be used to prevent workers organising

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26 May 2021

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

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4 May 2021