UNIONS

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

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13 May 2020

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

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29 April 2020

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

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31 March 2020

Former PE municipal workers demand jobs

Unions want immediate implementation of 2018 resolution to make workers permanent

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11 March 2020

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