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Seven years after renovations started, school still incomplete

“Usually when it rains I have to stand for the rest of the period because my spot leaks” says learner

By Bernard Chiguvare - 28 February 2020
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Tragic landfill conflict fouls Cape Town’s air

Security guard murdered, dumpsite set on fire

By Steve Kretzmann - 27 February 2020
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Armed men assault clinic workers

Pietermaritzburg clinic closed after attack; patients turned away

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 25 February 2020
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Payouts to injured workers held up by faulty government software

New R300 million Compensation Fund software isn’t working

By Liezl Human - 25 February 2020
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Protest theatre comes to the Waterfront

Cry of the Xcluded is a campaign against unemployment

By Ashraf Hendricks - 24 February 2020
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Court increases compensation for Ekurhuleni workers from R6,000 to R24,000 each

Former participants in municipal job creation programme not given status of permanent employees

By Zoë Postman - 14 February 2020
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Students up in arms and employees down tools at UKZN

HIV support centre torched during protests

By Alice Draper and Nompendulo Ngubane - 4 February 2020
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UNISA students, workers, protest in Pietermaritzburg

Mediator appointed in wage dispute

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 4 February 2020
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Can you be retrenched without being consulted? Constitutional Court makes a far-reaching ruling

AMCU challenged sections of the Labour Relations Act

By Wilmien Wicomb - 27 January 2020
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Commuters protest to stop bus company from closing

Judge extends liquidation of North West Transport Investments until June

By Justin Brown - 24 January 2020
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Security guards on strike in Mpumalanga after province fails to pay

Workers won’t be paid until April, says union

By Gaby Ndongo - 23 January 2020
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Waste reclaimers in court over right to work

City of Tshwane asked to provide land suitable not only for living but for work

By Elna Schütz - 22 January 2020
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Domestic workers fight for national minimum wage

“We buy in the same shops, so we must be treated like all workers”

By Zoë Postman - 17 January 2020
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Former municipal workers fight labour broker issue

Ekurhuleni case heard in Labour Court

By Zoë Postman - 16 January 2020
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Equality Court won’t hear Oak Valley case

Judge says private employers are under no duty to provide accommodation to employees

By Tariro Washinyira - 25 November 2019
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The grim life of a Philippi farm worker

But farmers say they too are struggling

By Barbara Maregele - 22 November 2019