Things just get worse and worse at the labour department in Bellville

“This is my fifth time coming here,” says UIF claimant


News | 21 September 2023

Hundreds queue in Cape Town city centre in hope of a job

Mostly young people stand in line for hours

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Brief | 14 September 2023

Unprotected strike leaves foul stench, piles of refuse across Mamelodi

Waste collection teams are being escorted by metro police in some areas amid violent threats by strikers


Brief | 31 August 2023

Fired deputy director back at work following another scathing court ruling

Minister Kubayi who acted as “complainant, initiator and chairperson” had “adopted a deplorable and gung-ho posture in dismissing the applicant”, the courts have said


Law | 18 August 2023

Security workers protest in Boksburg over unpaid wages

“It’s amazing what politicians promise just to get our votes” says union leader


News | 17 August 2023

Domestic workers battle with workplace compensation despite landmark ruling in 2020

Over 100 domestic workers marched to the Union Buildings in Tshwane on Friday


News | 7 August 2023

Five working days and a decent wage, demand Community Work Programme employees

Hundreds of workers marched in Pretoria saying the CWP has failed in its goal to alleviate poverty


Brief | 2 August 2023

Fired for getting stuck in lift: No prospect of success but minister fights on

Minister Kubayi has lost her bid for leave to appeal a Labour Court ruling that she reinstate a deputy director she fired


Law | 27 July 2023

SAMWU march in Tshwane marred by violence over “internal problems”

Thousands of South African Municipal Workers’ Union members marched in Pretoria on Wednesday to demand higher salaries


News | 26 July 2023

“Sick” SARS employee spotted at EFF protest must be fired, judge rules

Investigator seen on TV “singing and clapping his hands” at march


Law | 24 July 2023

Chip factory workers will challenge dismissal in Labour Court

Frimax Foods in Durban fired the workers who downed tools in an unprotected strike in June


News | 14 July 2023

The precarious lives of supermarket grocery delivery drivers

While they race on their motorbikes against tight deadlines they have little job security and few employment benefits


News | 14 July 2023

Staff at Chatsworth hospital picket over poor working conditions

Staff shortages saw nurses having to work as cleaners and clerks


Brief | 13 July 2023

KZN health department fires hospital security company

Guards downed tools because they have not yet been paid for June


Brief | 12 July 2023

Chef’s Warehouse waitress fired for not pooling R150 tip

Johannesburg Labour Court has upheld a CCMA ruling that her dismissal was fair and correct


Law | 7 July 2023

Striking Durban food workers head to CCMA

Frimax Foods dismissed workers who downed tools earlier this month


News | 29 June 2023