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


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


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


31 March 2020

Former PE municipal workers demand jobs

Unions want immediate implementation of 2018 resolution to make workers permanent


11 March 2020

Union rivalry disrupts teaching at KZN school

Conflict between NATU and SADTU has been ongoing at Emzamweni High


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”


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


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


27 August 2019

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

SATAWU says employees were not consulted by transport minister


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


26 March 2019

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

Workers are not “bulletproof” says shop steward


12 March 2019

Union threatens to shut down KZN wildlife offices

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


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”


8 March 2019

Mboweni receives workers’ demands ahead of budget speech

Minister of Finance addressed marchers outside Parliament


20 February 2019