Labour unions

NUMSA: It’s Ruth Ntlokotse versus Irvin Jim in court

Labour Court to hear Ntlokotse’s arguments that the union’s elections were invalid and that Jim should be arrested

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News | 5 August 2022

COSATU protesters chase away officials during march against crime

Police Minister Bheki Cele says policing alone cannot deal with crime

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News | 4 August 2022

NUMSA office-bearer “election” goes ahead despite interdict

Labour Court judge says decision to proceed with congress was “unwise”

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Brief | 28 July 2022

Delegates storm out of NUMSA conference

NUMSA must comply with its constitution, say protesters as congress continues without Mpumalanga delegates

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News | 27 July 2022

NUMSA’s interdicted national congress to proceed — but a court challenge looms

Journalists kicked out of conference centre

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News | 26 July 2022

COSATU to strike over lack of action against crime

Union members will march in Cape Town in August to protest about government’s “lacklustre” approach to rising crime

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Brief | 20 July 2022

No ambulances for two months in Eastern Cape districts

Vehicles in any case not adequately equipped says civic organisation

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News | 21 June 2022

Rural Eastern Cape nurses demand special allowance

Health department agrees to meet nursing unions next week over allegations of unpaid allowances

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Brief | 17 June 2022

Hundreds of Amathole workers march to block municipal manager’s reappointment

SAMWU accuses Mthandeki Mnyimba of being incapable of running the municipality and victimising workers who speak out against him

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Brief | 9 June 2022

Strike ends as compromise reached at ArcelorMittal

Union and company settle on a 6.5% increase and a cash payment

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Brief | 26 May 2022

SARS workers strike for higher wages

NEHAWU and PSA have rejected an offer of a 1.4% increase. The unions are demanding a 7% increase, among other benefits

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News | 25 May 2022

ArcelorMittal: union demands 7% wage hike, company offers 6%

Striking workers march to head office with “final demand”

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Brief | 24 May 2022

Wage strike at Taylor Blinds factory

“I feed your families, but I can’t feed mine”

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Brief | 8 April 2022

Angry patients shout at striking health workers

Staff protest at Laetitia Bam Day Hospital in Kariega for a second week

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Brief | 4 April 2022

Staff shut down Uitenhage Provincial Hospital for several hours in protest over closure of TB hospitals

“They must bring us stats that say TB is not killing people anymore” says NEHAWU leader

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Brief | 10 March 2022