Labour unions

Wage strike at Taylor Blinds factory

“I feed your families, but I can’t feed mine”


Brief | 8 April 2022

Angry patients shout at striking health workers

Staff protest at Laetitia Bam Day Hospital in Kariega for a second week


Brief | 4 April 2022

Staff shut down Uitenhage Provincial Hospital for several hours in protest over closure of TB hospitals

“They must bring us stats that say TB is not killing people anymore” says NEHAWU leader


Brief | 10 March 2022

Concourt limits interdicts against strikers

An employer cannot interdict striking workers as a group if some of those on strike commit violence


Law | 3 March 2022

No work, no pay: Clover workers feeling the pinch as strike enters fourth month

Despite the loss of their earnings, striking workers are determined not to give up their demands


News | 2 March 2022

“We are hungry. Our pots are empty”

Hundreds march in Cape Town demanding urgent solutions to unemployment


Brief | 24 February 2022

University of Pretoria workers return to their duties on Monday

The week-long strike ended after management agreed to some of APSA’s demands


Brief | 21 February 2022

University of Pretoria workers demand better pay and benefits

The strike entered its ninth day on Thursday with negotiations between union members and management still ongoing


Brief | 17 February 2022

SAFTU protests for R1,500 Basic Income Grant

Zwelinzima Vavi says that the R350 Covid relief grant doesn’t even buy a daily loaf of bread


News | 11 February 2022

Striking workers claim they were attacked at Clover plant

One worker in hospital since Monday


News | 10 February 2022

Vavi vows to “scale up the fight” against Clover

This follows yet another breakdown in negotiations


News | 1 February 2022

Striking Clover workers march through Sandton and picket at Israeli trade office

Police are investigating the death of a security guard during the strike


News | 27 January 2022

Eastern Cape community health workers protest about job cuts

Union wants national government to “prevent a catastrophic health crisis in the Eastern Cape”


News | 18 January 2022

Community health workers: arbitrator rules against NEHAWU

Bid to make workers permanent state employees fails


News | 10 November 2021

Strike continues at Gqeberha automobile plant as union demands 100% wage increase

NUMSA says First Automobile Works must pay automobile manufacturers’ rates not Motor Industry Bargaining Council rates


News | 27 October 2021