UNIONS

Hundreds of workers march for end to pay freeze

COSATU members and affiliated unions held demonstrations across the country

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7 October 2021

Platinum mine tense after assassination of unionist

NUMSA’s Malibongwe Mdazo was gunned down outside the CCMA office in Rustenburg

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26 August 2021

Covid-19: Unions should push harder for teachers to get vaccinated

It’s almost never a reasonable choice to not get vaccinated

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26 July 2021

Domestic workers need more time to lodge compensation claims, say unions

Workers have until November 2021 to submit retrospective claims of the last 27 years

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24 May 2021

Strike at Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University enters second week

NEHAWU is demanding a 6% pay increase; management initially offered 3.5%

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17 May 2021

Spar workers end strike after agreement reached

The company says workers were paid “based on productivity” but will now get a more traditional, time based payment

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4 May 2021

Workers at Dora Nginza Hospital downed tools over bonuses

Union says massive strike is looming over performance management

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13 April 2021

Municipal workers down tools across Nelson Mandela Bay

Workers want a R7,000 Covid-19 compensation allowance

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9 February 2021

Fish “no longer welcome” at I&J

After 100 workers go on strike company bans union’s general secretary Dale Fish

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19 November 2020

Unions threaten total shutdown if no response in five days

NEHAWU is demanding a 7% increase

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3 September 2020

Clinic reopens after agreement between workers and health department

Facility closed on Friday because of lack of PPE

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20 July 2020

Edcon business rescuers ask for 157% increase

Union objects and will approach Ministry of Trade and Industry

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23 June 2020

Community healthcare workers down tools

Union wants outsourcing stopped and workers integrated with health department

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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

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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

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8 June 2020