Labour

Over 500 Eastern Cape health workers down tools

Nurses want rural allowance. Patients at six hospitals and clinics in the Raymond Mhlaba Local Municipality wait for hours.

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News | 28 June 2022

Dismissed, determined doper loses court bid to be reinstated

Being fired for using cannabis is not unfair discrimination, court rules

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Law | 28 June 2022

Exploitation of refugee security guards is rife, says legal organisation

Security companies often ignore Labour Court orders

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News | 28 June 2022

Domestic workers march in Pretoria for decent pay and benefits

“There is a need for domestic workers to unite and fight for our rights” says worker

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Brief | 17 June 2022

Hundreds of Amathole workers march to block municipal manager’s reappointment

SAMWU accuses Mthandeki Mnyimba of being incapable of running the municipality and victimising workers who speak out against him

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Brief | 9 June 2022

Hankey residents force seasonal workers out of town in violent clashes

“How can we be called foreigners in our land?” asks migrant worker from Lusikisiki

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News | 6 June 2022

Strike ends as compromise reached at ArcelorMittal

Union and company settle on a 6.5% increase and a cash payment

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Brief | 26 May 2022

SARS workers strike for higher wages

NEHAWU and PSA have rejected an offer of a 1.4% increase. The unions are demanding a 7% increase, among other benefits

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News | 25 May 2022

ArcelorMittal: union demands 7% wage hike, company offers 6%

Striking workers march to head office with “final demand”

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Brief | 24 May 2022

SARS workers picket for salary increases ahead of nationwide strike

The tax collector says there’s no money to meet union demands but has since tabled a 1.4% increase

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Brief | 24 May 2022

No severance pay for employee who refused Covid vaccination

Her refusal was unreasonable, CCMA rules

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Law | 17 May 2022

Farm workers demand urgent ban on 67 pesticides

Women on farms say that pesticide exposure is making them sick

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News | 6 May 2022

Eastern Cape paramedics face dismissal

Workers stop work to demand better equipment

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News | 5 May 2022

Eastern Cape farm workers vow to continue strike

Farmers’ organisation says many farms will struggle to survive this season

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Brief | 29 April 2022

Thousands of farm workers face eviction with the end of the National State of Disaster, activists warn

Women on Farms march against evictions in the Western Cape

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News | 27 April 2022