LABOUR

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The workers will argue that polygraph tests are unscientific and will ask for their dismissals to be rescinded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

Former political prisoner scratches out his image on Upington 26 monument in protest

“I didn’t fight to get a monument. I fought to get a better life”

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29 June 2021

Domestic workers celebrate workplace gains

“There are still a number of our rights that are not recognised. We still have to fight”

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18 June 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

“We don’t want money, we want jobs”: Ekurhuleni workers go to court

The City’s former employees want employment contracts, not the compensation awarded to them by the Labour Court

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26 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

Domestic workers need more time to lodge compensation claims, say unions

Workers have until November 2021 to submit retrospective claims of the last 27 years

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24 May 2021

Johannesburg garbage removal: reclaimers relieved that Pikitup’s R50 levy has been withdrawn

Although the decision has brought some relief, reclaimers still say they have not been made a part of the city’s recycling programme

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17 May 2021

Strike at Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University enters second week

NEHAWU is demanding a 6% pay increase; management initially offered 3.5%

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17 May 2021

COSATU calls for public audit of Lottery

“The silence of the NLC on these allegations is deafening”

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11 May 2021

Labour Minister promises action against farmers

Dozens of farm workers complain of difficulties accessing UIF during Covid-19 lockdown

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7 May 2021

Man who knew he had Covid-19 but kept going to work was rightfully dismissed, says court

Employer criticised for poor enforcement of physical distancing

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3 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

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30 April 2021

Lottery spends millions fighting former employees

The National Lotteries Commission has already spent R5.7 million in only one of its legal battles

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28 April 2021

Protesters call for CCMA budget cuts to be reversed

Workers coming to the CCMA for help are often told to lodge complaints online

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21 April 2021