Articles by Liezl Human

Workers pay for CCMA services that were once free

CCMA in Benoni “has outsourced to the internet cafe next door”

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9 April 2021

Covid-19: Lindiwe Sisulu fails to deliver R600 million rent relief

Housing activists demand answers eight months after Sisulu’s budget vote announcement

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7 April 2021

Cape Town’s Anti-Land Invasion Unit is unlawful, argues SAHRC

Demolition of structures and removal of land occupiers without a court order is unconstitutional, says advocate

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1 April 2021

Last minute drive to clear disability grant backlog

Black Sash concerned that rushed medical assessments will affect the outcome of applications

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30 March 2021

Former farmworker refuses to leave her home of 30 years

Ladismith farmer says he needs the house for current workers

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17 March 2021

Labour Department to probe “poor conditions” on Cape farm

Workers are demanding running water, lower electricity rates and improved housing

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16 March 2021

Northlink college students protest over delayed NSFAS payments

Some students in Bellville protested for travel allowances. Others in Parow narrowly avoided eviction from their residence

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4 March 2021

Activists oppose bid to survey Woodstock Hospital occupiers

Case to be heard in High Court in April

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1 March 2021

Ladismith cheese workers demonstrate in solidarity with farm workers

Factory workers demand action against farmer

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25 February 2021

Judgment reserved in Drakenstein emergency housing case

Court was “left to speculate” about the municipality’s emergency housing plan, argues advocate

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23 February 2021

Still no maintenance on PRASA trains

Rail agency extends maintenance tender - again

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15 February 2021

Civic farming campaign opposes Philippi Horticultural Area development

Proposed massive urban development opposed by small farmers

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12 February 2021

Luxor Paints workers awarded R38 million by CCMA

Company to review ruling in Labour Court

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27 January 2021

Lindiwe Zulu urged to introduce new child grant

Amendment to Social Assistance Act would allow minister to prescribe additional payments

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27 January 2021

Massive CCMA budget cut will hurt workers, say unions

Far fewer commissioners to listen to cases will mean reduced turnaround time

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22 January 2021

A pandemic is no time for austerity, says vaccine coalition

People’s Vaccine Campaign demands participation in government plan

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15 January 2021