LABOUR

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Workers in finance department down tools in Pietermaritzburg

Municipal employees say they work in terrible conditions and their office equipment and computers do not function

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 21 February 2019
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COSATU calls for VAT increase to be scrapped

Union federation marches in Cape Town ahead of budget speech tomorrow

By Thembela Ntongana - 19 February 2019
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The men who make a living from an old gold mine dump

“The gold is right here in the soil”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 14 February 2019
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Court orders security company to pay R2.3 million to provident fund

“I just want to do the right thing”, wife of Proexec owner tells court

By Barbara Maregele - 13 February 2019
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Thousands take to streets in protest against job losses

Members of COSATU unions in nationwide marches and strike

By Joseph Chirume, Lisekho Madikane, Emelda Tintswalo, Nomfundo Xolo and Zoë Postman - 13 February 2019
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Dead-end for MyCiTi strikers

EFF attempt to get City of Cape Town to insource workers fails

By Steve Kretzmann - 13 February 2019
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Protesting PE workers say they haven’t been paid

Municipality says those who are owed money will be paid at the end of the month

By Joseph Chirume - 28 January 2019
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Dis-Chem and Blue Ribbon workers march in Cape Town

Unions demand investigation into police behaviour during strike

By Lucas Nowicki - 23 January 2019
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No jobs, no vote, say angry nurses

Unions march on KZN health department

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 21 January 2019
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Conveyor belt workers picket against payroll system

NUMSA says it is bringing in auditors and SARS to verify payments

By Joseph Chirume - 18 January 2019
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Coal miner community shows the beautiful side of SA

Shafted by the Guptas, the people of Blinkpan, Mpumalanga have come together across race and class to help each other

By Ciaran Ryan - 18 January 2019
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Mfuleni leaders detain principals in spat with education department

Officials stand firm that staffing at schools is decided by education department, not communities

By Vincent Lali - 9 January 2019
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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