Health workers protest at Lentegeur hospital

Unhappiness over payments and workers left jobless


Brief | 29 June 2023

Farm worker unfairly dismissed after Swedish magazine interview

The Cape Town Labour Court has sent Claudine van Wyk’s case back to the CCMA


Law | 28 June 2023

Labour court fires dishonest National Lotteries Commission employee

The client liaison officer was originally given a suspended dismissal for ten years for gross dishonesty on condition she did not re-offend


Law | 26 June 2023

Labour Court upholds dismissal of lying municipal chief financial officer

Misrepresenting qualifications is a “menacing evil”, says judge


Law | 19 June 2023

Row over human settlement minister’s “lift” dismissal

Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi’s efforts to “clarify” what she called “misleading media reports”, sees her accused of “deliberately lying”


News | 12 June 2023

Labour Court slams Human Settlements Minister for “unlawfully” firing staffer after being stuck in a lift for an hour

The court ordered that the deputy director of corporate services immediately be reinstated


Law | 5 June 2023

Security guards march in Pretoria to demand permanent jobs

Protesters want City of Tshwane to absorb 4,000 workers


Brief | 24 May 2023

Post Office has failed to pay into employees’ retirement fund for three years

Workers’ contributions have been deducted from their salaries but not paid into fund


News | 18 May 2023

“Our kids survive on pap and tea,” says protesting COGTA worker

Hundreds march to Luthuli House on Workers’ Day, demanding higher wages


News | 2 May 2023

Hundreds of COGTA workers protest in Pretoria over unpaid wages

COGTA blames implementing agent, whose contract ended in March, for delays


News | 26 April 2023

UCT failed to bargain with Employees’ Union, says CCMA

The university has now committed to enter into negotiations with the union soon


Brief | 4 April 2023

NEHAWU won’t sign new 2023-24 public sector wage deal

Several other public service unions conclude 7.5% agreement with government, but NEHAWU says deal for previous year must be finalised first


Brief | 28 March 2023

SACCAWU members march to Parliament

Union wants government to intervene in dispute with Makro


News | 24 March 2023

Workers demand harsher penalties for farms violating labour laws

New study finds poor working conditions even on some Fairtrade-certified farms


News | 23 March 2023

NEHAWU strike appeal succeeds in part

Labour Appeal Court has harsh words for the union, the government and the police

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News | 13 March 2023

Fewer hospitals disrupted by strike on Thursday

Negotiations may soon take place at Public Sector Coordinating Bargaining Council


News | 9 March 2023