Labour unions

TOP Brand sauce manufacturing workers in Sandton down tools for higher wages

Striking workers on minimum wage are demanding an increase of R4 per hour while the employer has offered R1.75, says union


Brief | 28 June 2024

Sibanye-Stillwater miners who staged underground protest resurface in Rustenburg

They staged a sit-in strike over unpaid employee share ownership scheme funds. But the company says they do not qualify yet.


Brief | 6 June 2024

Community health workers toyi-toyi outside Alan Winde’s offices

They were demanding full employment by the province


Brief | 17 May 2024

Workers march against looming retrenchments at Sibanye-Stillwater

Unions call for resignation of top management and the CEO Neal Froneman


News | 13 May 2024

Workers hold vigil outside Gauteng health department, demanding permanent jobs

National Union of Public Service and Allied Workers (NUPSAW) says workers will protest daily


Brief | 2 May 2024

Durban strike: Why it happened and what the fallout has been

Mayor says it will take two weeks to clear waste backlog

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News | 15 March 2024

Hundreds of eThekwini municipal workers march for higher wages

But stoppage fell short of SAMWU’s plan for a city-wide shutdown, says municipality


Brief | 28 February 2024

Workers take newly merged Heineken-Distell to the CCMA

Unions say merger conditions set by Competition Tribunal have not been met


News | 19 January 2024

Victory for union at chicken plant

Workers celebrate as Rainbow Chicken agrees to recognise union


Brief | 13 December 2023

Labour Appeal Court rules NUMSA suspension of Ntlokotse unlawful

Accreditation of delegates at the union’s national congress last year also found invalid


Law | 29 November 2023

Hundreds march to the City Hall in Durban demanding jobs

Retrenched Public Employment Programme (PEP) workers want to be reinstated by eThekwini municipality


Brief | 16 November 2023

AMCU vs NUM: Workers to vote at “hostage” mine

Gold One will organise ballot of miners


News | 1 November 2023

Hundreds march in the rain in Durban to demand municipal jobs

The workers also want the eThekwini municipality to pay them on a higher salary scale


Brief | 31 October 2023

Welkom municipal workers furious after learning they won’t be paid

A letter signed by the municipal manager states workers may have to wait until the end of October to get their salaries


News | 27 October 2023

Simba factory workers down tools over “unfair” transport deductions

The company is in the Labour Court on Thursday afternoon to get an urgent interdict against the strikers


News | 5 October 2023