Labour unions

Security workers protest in Boksburg over unpaid wages

“It’s amazing what politicians promise just to get our votes” says union leader


News | 17 August 2023

Simunye Workers Forum to register as a trade union

The Labour Court has refused the Registrar of Labour Relations leave to appeal an order directing him to register the SWF


Law | 16 August 2023

Domestic workers battle with workplace compensation despite landmark ruling in 2020

Over 100 domestic workers marched to the Union Buildings in Tshwane on Friday


News | 7 August 2023

Expelled NUMSA deputy president takes union to court

Ruth Ntlokotse wants court to declare her expulsion unlawful


News | 2 August 2023

Unions bring Makhado municipality to a standstill over “political interference”

Unions claim that Limpopo politicians are interfering in the recruitment of the chief financial officer


News | 1 August 2023

SAMWU march in Tshwane marred by violence over “internal problems”

Thousands of South African Municipal Workers’ Union members marched in Pretoria on Wednesday to demand higher salaries


News | 26 July 2023

Registrar to fight court decision allowing Simunye Workers’ Forum to register as a trade union

Labour Court ruling cannot go unchallenged, says Registrar of Labour Relations


Law | 18 July 2023

NUMSA Western Cape in new fight with national leadership

Office bearers say regional secretary has not been allowed to return to work


News | 14 July 2023

I was expelled by corrupt leaders, says ousted NUMSA member

Ruth Ntlokotse takes aim at Irvin Jim during press conference after her expulsion


News | 13 July 2023

Major court victory for trade union

Simunye Workers Forum is a genuine trade union, not “a vehicle for enriching individuals” says judge


Law | 22 June 2023

“Our kids survive on pap and tea,” says protesting COGTA worker

Hundreds march to Luthuli House on Workers’ Day, demanding higher wages


News | 2 May 2023

Hundreds of COGTA workers protest in Pretoria over unpaid wages

COGTA blames implementing agent, whose contract ended in March, for delays


News | 26 April 2023

UCT failed to bargain with Employees’ Union, says CCMA

The university has now committed to enter into negotiations with the union soon


Brief | 4 April 2023

NEHAWU won’t sign new 2023-24 public sector wage deal

Several other public service unions conclude 7.5% agreement with government, but NEHAWU says deal for previous year must be finalised first


Brief | 28 March 2023

SACCAWU members march to Parliament

Union wants government to intervene in dispute with Makro


News | 24 March 2023