Labour

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

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News | 11 March 2024

NUMSA protests in support of suspended Putco workers

Putco concerned by how long CCMA process is taking

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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

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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

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News | 13 February 2024

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

They also want a unified bargaining forum

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News | 8 February 2024

UCT Employees Union to go on strike on Thursday

The union said negotiations with university has failed

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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

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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

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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

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News | 15 January 2024

Staff refuse to work at clinic after fence stolen

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

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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

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Brief | 7 December 2023

Activists want government to do more to register domestic workers

Three years after the landmark Concourt ruling, very little has changed with their access to compensation

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News | 28 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

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Brief | 16 November 2023

Expelled NUMSA members start rival union

Metal Mining and Allied Workers Unions of South Africa (MMAWUSA) holds inaugural press briefing

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Brief | 10 November 2023

Protesters storm Durban City Hall

Presidential Employment Programme workers received SMSes on Sunday stating that the programme was suspended due to a lack of funds

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Brief | 2 November 2023