UNIONS

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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
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PRASA employee describes dysfunctional organisation

“Angry customers ask why we want to verify their tickets when there is no service?” says ticket collector

By Tariro Washinyira - 27 August 2019
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Union marches against Mbalula’s plans for North West bus service

SATAWU says employees were not consulted by transport minister

By Zoë Postman - 20 August 2019
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SARS employees on strike over wage dispute

Labour action starts day before 2017/18 filing deadline

By Tariro Washinyira and Musa Binda - 28 March 2019
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Cape Town healthcare workers fear losing their jobs

Concerns over patient care if community workers’ contracts not renewed

By Vincent Lali - 26 March 2019
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Union outraged that Public Works employees sent to “no-go” areas in PE

Workers are not “bulletproof” says shop steward

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 12 March 2019
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Union threatens to shut down KZN wildlife offices

Workers say Ezemvelo Wildlife is poorly managed and they accuse management of nepotism

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 11 March 2019
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Show of force by SAMWU in PE

Municipal workers hold large meeting outside Port Elizabeth City Hall, saying: “We want them to hear”

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 8 March 2019
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Mboweni receives workers’ demands ahead of budget speech

Minister of Finance addressed marchers outside Parliament

By Tariro Washinyira - 20 February 2019
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NEHAWU begins nationwide shutdown of colleges

Shutdown “indefinite” until demands are met says national spokesperson

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 14 February 2019
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Mortuary workers return to work after arrests

“We are declaring a big war with the Department of Health,” says union

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 12 December 2018
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Strikers barricade mortuary

Workers’ issues remain unresolved at Fort Napier Medico Legal Mortuary in Pietermaritzburg

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 7 December 2018
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Firefighters protest in Cape Town

“We seek nothing other than getting paid for the hours we work,” says union leader

By Vincent Lali - 26 October 2018
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NEHAWU threatens to “close” Eastern Cape

Union says provincial health department is dysfunctional

By Chris Gilili - 25 October 2018
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MyCiTi bus drivers released on bail

The strikers were arrested on Tuesday for defying a court order

By Tariro Washinyira - 24 October 2018
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Workers stand in solidarity with MyCiTi bus strikers

Brett Herron criticises unprotected strike

By Tariro Washinyira - 18 October 2018