UNIONS

Unions threaten total shutdown if no response in five days

NEHAWU is demanding a 7% increase

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 3 September 2020

Clinic reopens after agreement between workers and health department

Facility closed on Friday because of lack of PPE

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 20 July 2020

Edcon business rescuers ask for 157% increase

Union objects and will approach Ministry of Trade and Industry

By Tania Broughton - 23 June 2020

Community healthcare workers down tools

Union wants outsourcing stopped and workers integrated with health department

By Vincent Lali - 19 June 2020

Workers take PE municipality to CCMA

Union wants Nelson Mandela Bay to implement a resolution made in 2018 to employ workers permanently

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 12 June 2020

“Patients are suffering” due to severe staff shortage, says NEHAWU

“Stop the politics and work together with us” Eastern Cape Health Department tells union

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 8 June 2020

Psychiatric hospital seeks interdict against SANCO and NEHAWU

Urgent application brought by Life Esidimeni Care Centre in Kirkwood after incident on Tuesday

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 5 June 2020

Health workers disrupt wards over lack of protection

“The Superintendent-General was here two weeks ago and he promised to deliver to the cries of the employees”

By Johnnie Isaac - 15 May 2020

Union and nurses demand staff be isolated while awaiting Covid-19 test results

Health department appeals to Eastern Cape clinic staff to return to work

By Joseph Chirume - 13 May 2020
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Uitenhage hospital staff down tools after patient tests positive for Covid-19

If there is no personal protective equipment, don’t resume any duties, says union

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 29 April 2020
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Who can unions admit as members?

NUMSA wished to represent workers in a company in the packaging industry, but the Constitutional Court said it can’t

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 31 March 2020
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Former PE municipal workers demand jobs

Unions want immediate implementation of 2018 resolution to make workers permanent

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 11 March 2020
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Union rivalry disrupts teaching at KZN school

Conflict between NATU and SADTU has been ongoing at Emzamweni High

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 7 February 2020
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“We didn’t ask for much” – seven years after the De Doorns uprising

“We are getting to a point where we will definitely see another strike soon”

By Barbara Maregele - 11 November 2019
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Low wages are not just the farmers’ fault, says US activist

Baldemar Velásquez shares experience at farm worker conference

By Barbara Maregele and Tariro Washinyira - 22 October 2019
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Hundreds of Limpopo health workers march in Polokwane

Workers demand to be paid for extra hours and for staff shortages to be addressed

By Bernard Chiguvare - 30 September 2019