Hundreds of security guards sent home without wages after Eastern Cape health department fails to pay contractors

Department promises to make payments from April, the start of the new financial year


Brief | 27 March 2024

“Cleaning and greening” workers dump rubbish on City Hall doorsteps in Gqeberha

Their stipends were paid a week late by the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environmental Affairs


Brief | 22 March 2024

Nelson Mandela University workers march for higher salaries

Marchers demand an 8% increase


Brief | 13 March 2024

Community health workers march in East London

They want to be in-sourced and they want proper personal protective equipment


Brief | 11 March 2024

Ethekwini mayor warns strikers to return to work or face dismissal

The municipality has obtained an urgent interdict against violence and intimidation attempts by strikers


News | 11 March 2024

NUMSA protests in support of suspended Putco workers

Putco concerned by how long CCMA process is taking


News | 29 February 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

Waive “no work no pay” principle, say striking UCT workers

The union members downed tools for a full day on Tuesday after negotiations with management failed


News | 13 February 2024

UCT strike begins – support staff demand 7.5% increase for 2024

They also want a unified bargaining forum


News | 8 February 2024

UCT Employees Union to go on strike on Thursday

The union said negotiations with university has failed


News | 7 February 2024

People queue from 2:30am at Goodwood Labour office

The department encourages the use of its online system but many can’t use it


News | 23 January 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

Union vows to fight “slaughter” of Post Office jobs

The Communication Workers Union says the Post Office is supposed to play a developmental role in South Africa


News | 15 January 2024

Staff refuse to work at clinic after fence stolen

“We demand our safety as well as patients’ safety,” says nurse


Brief | 12 January 2024

Workers are battling to collect unemployment benefits despite new technology

UIF App and phone-in system launched in September

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News | 13 December 2023

Workers under Creecy’s “cleaning and greening” project demand unpaid wages

Nelson Mandela Bay ward councillor pens letter in support of workers’ demands


Brief | 7 December 2023