Workers describe appalling conditions at Eswatini mine

“To live, I had to quit”


News | 21 June 2024

Security guards protest outside Durban hospital, demanding their jobs back

Their contracts were not renewed after they participated in an unprotected strike last year


Brief | 13 June 2024

Get us jobs, contract workers tell Gauteng Premier

The contracted workers were awarded compensation of up to R24,000 by the Labour Court. They refused to accept this and instead are demanding jobs.


News | 27 May 2024

SG Convenience workers down tools for 15% increase

About 50 striking workers picketed outside the company’s warehouse in Glen Anil on Friday


Brief | 24 May 2024

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

They were demanding full employment by the province


Brief | 17 May 2024

The traffic department that hasn’t issued a ticket for years

“We used to have ticket books, but they were stolen” says a traffic officer in Ngcobo, Eastern Cape

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News | 15 May 2024

Race to find 48 trapped construction workers

21 people have been rescued from the site of the collapsed building in George


Brief | 7 May 2024

Mineworkers disrupt COSATU May Day rally in Soweto

“What are we celebrating, when we are losing our jobs?”


News | 2 May 2024

President Ramaphosa calls for end to farm evictions

Thousands participate in Cape Town Workers’ Day rally


Brief | 1 May 2024

Public sector hard hit by strike action

In 2023 and again in 2024, about half the strikes have been in the public sector, says report


News | 30 April 2024

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