UNIONS

Union rivalry disrupts teaching at KZN school

Conflict between NATU and SADTU has been ongoing at Emzamweni High

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7 February 2020

“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”

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11 November 2019

Low wages are not just the farmers’ fault, says US activist

Baldemar Velásquez shares experience at farm worker conference

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22 October 2019

Hundreds of Limpopo health workers march in Polokwane

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

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30 September 2019

PRASA employee describes dysfunctional organisation

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

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27 August 2019

Union marches against Mbalula’s plans for North West bus service

SATAWU says employees were not consulted by transport minister

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20 August 2019

SARS employees on strike over wage dispute

Labour action starts day before 2017/18 filing deadline

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28 March 2019

Cape Town healthcare workers fear losing their jobs

Concerns over patient care if community workers’ contracts not renewed

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26 March 2019

Union outraged that Public Works employees sent to “no-go” areas in PE

Workers are not “bulletproof” says shop steward

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12 March 2019

Union threatens to shut down KZN wildlife offices

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

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11 March 2019

Show of force by SAMWU in PE

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

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8 March 2019

Mboweni receives workers’ demands ahead of budget speech

Minister of Finance addressed marchers outside Parliament

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20 February 2019

NEHAWU begins nationwide shutdown of colleges

Shutdown “indefinite” until demands are met says national spokesperson

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14 February 2019

Mortuary workers return to work after arrests

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

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12 December 2018

Strikers barricade mortuary

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

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7 December 2018

Firefighters protest in Cape Town

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

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26 October 2018