LABOUR UNIONS

Horse grooms can claim UIF, rules CCMA

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

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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

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26 November 2020

Health workers say they have to meet their supervisors under a tree in Khayelitsha

They are picketing for better working conditions and wages

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24 November 2020

Fish “no longer welcome” at I&J

After 100 workers go on strike company bans union’s general secretary Dale Fish

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19 November 2020

Eight hospital staff suspended after protest

This follows the forced removal of the Northdale Hospital CEO by his staff

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19 November 2020

Doctor accused of ramming car into protesting healthcare workers outside clinic

The protesters supported by NEHAWU and TAC are calling for higher wages

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12 November 2020

Truda Foods asks court for permanent interdict against suspended workers

The company refuses to recognise a union and a community group as worker representatives

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6 November 2020

Municipal workers threaten to intensify protests

Expanded Public Works Programme workers want permanent jobs

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3 November 2020

PE horse grooms’ hearing delayed by seven days

CCMA to make a decision on a technical point of law to be argued in the case

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16 October 2020

“You looted R5 billion and told us to dance to Jerusalema” say striking workers

Union members down tools countrywide over corruption and salary increases among other things on Wednesday

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7 October 2020

Sappi workers strike over 9% wage hike

The company has offerred unions a 3% pay hike among other concessions

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6 October 2020

Unions welcome compensation for domestic workers at last

Workers’ Compensation Act to get first overhaul in 23 years

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25 September 2020

Gauteng community health workers still waiting for full pay

Despite promise of an increase, workers say they are still earning only R3,500 a month

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23 September 2020

73 workers dismissed for protest over unpaid Covid-19 relief funds

They also cannot access UIF benefits because the Department of Labour system shows that they are still employed

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18 September 2020

“We will hit them where it hurts” warns NEHAWU leader

Union vows to shut down government services, including SARS and SASSA

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14 September 2020