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Questions & answers about the National Minimum Wage

This is what every employer and employee needs to know

By Wilmien Wicomb - 13 December 2018
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Mortuary workers return to work after arrests

“We are declaring a big war with the Department of Health,” says union

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 12 December 2018
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Mortuary employees arrested for defying court order to end go-slow

NEHAWU commits to supporting workers, who will appear in court on Tuesday

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 11 December 2018
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Strikers barricade mortuary

Workers’ issues remain unresolved at Fort Napier Medico Legal Mortuary in Pietermaritzburg

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 7 December 2018
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Public Works workers demand permanent employment

Protesters demand insourcing, permanent jobs, and trade union representation

By Kim Reynolds - 29 November 2018
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Security guards protest at Parliament

Guards demand to be better armed

By Bernard Chiguvare - 28 November 2018
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Amy Foundation closes for the year amidst staff dissatisfaction

Management blames lack of funds for organisation’s problems

By Cally Ballack - 27 November 2018
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Angry workers shut down mortuary

Families turned away when they come to fetch bodies of loved ones

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 27 November 2018

Vendors have mixed reactions to Grand Parade upgrade

The City says upgrade will start in February and will cost more than R5 million

By Bernard Chiguvare - 27 November 2018
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SAMWU calls for workers not to vandalise property during strike

Water and electricity supply disrupted after buildings burnt

By Chris Gilili - 26 November 2018
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Workers march to premier’s office demanding better working conditions

The working class are the main voters and we are giving government a warning, says COSATU chairperson

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 23 November 2018
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Buffalo City employees on strike for better pay

Workers in East London want City manager to step down

By Chris Gilili - 21 November 2018
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Cape Town Civic Centre locked down during MyCiTi protest

City says it cannot insource aggrieved employees

By Tariro Washinyira - 21 November 2018
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Inside the Pietermaritzburg mortuary where workers are on a go-slow

GroundUp found corpses piled up and decomposing

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 20 November 2018
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Workers march to Cape Town Civic demanding permanent employment

“We want the City to hire workers permanently and stop using labour brokers”

By Vincent Lali - 19 November 2018
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Victory for workers at Dis-Chem

Employees who had been working through a labour broker to become permanent

By Zoë Postman - 15 November 2018