Labour

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

Confused delegates idle outside NUMSA congress

“We don’t know what we are going to do here”

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News | 25 July 2022

Court halts NUMSA congress

Mass suspensions of dissenting office bearers ruled “invalid” and “unconstitutional”

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News | 23 July 2022

Employee who took leave in line with Zulu tradition didn’t cheat, says court

Labour Court found the man had not intended to be dishonest when he went twice to his “mother’s” funeral

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Law | 21 July 2022

Takealot workers strike for permanent positions

Hundreds of workers walk out of Montague Gardens warehouse

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Brief | 8 July 2022

Employees’ rights: what does the law say about Covid vaccination?

The situation is in flux after contradictory CCMA rulings. But there is guidance for employers and workers.

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Law | 6 July 2022

Over 500 Eastern Cape health workers down tools

Nurses want rural allowance. Patients at six hospitals and clinics in the Raymond Mhlaba Local Municipality wait for hours.

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News | 28 June 2022

Dismissed, determined doper loses court bid to be reinstated

Being fired for using cannabis is not unfair discrimination, court rules

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Law | 28 June 2022

Exploitation of refugee security guards is rife, says legal organisation

Security companies often ignore Labour Court orders

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News | 28 June 2022

Domestic workers march in Pretoria for decent pay and benefits

“There is a need for domestic workers to unite and fight for our rights” says worker

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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

Hankey residents force seasonal workers out of town in violent clashes

“How can we be called foreigners in our land?” asks migrant worker from Lusikisiki

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News | 6 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

SARS workers picket for salary increases ahead of nationwide strike

The tax collector says there’s no money to meet union demands but has since tabled a 1.4% increase

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Brief | 24 May 2022