Labour unions

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

Victory for union at chicken plant

Workers celebrate as Rainbow Chicken agrees to recognise union


Brief | 13 December 2023

Labour Appeal Court rules NUMSA suspension of Ntlokotse unlawful

Accreditation of delegates at the union’s national congress last year also found invalid


Law | 29 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


Brief | 16 November 2023

AMCU vs NUM: Workers to vote at “hostage” mine

Gold One will organise ballot of miners


News | 1 November 2023

Hundreds march in the rain in Durban to demand municipal jobs

The workers also want the eThekwini municipality to pay them on a higher salary scale


Brief | 31 October 2023

Welkom municipal workers furious after learning they won’t be paid

A letter signed by the municipal manager states workers may have to wait until the end of October to get their salaries


News | 27 October 2023

Simba factory workers down tools over “unfair” transport deductions

The company is in the Labour Court on Thursday afternoon to get an urgent interdict against the strikers


News | 5 October 2023

Spat over top appointment in Makhado municipality

Unions accuse council of trying to appoint person who came second in interview process to CFO position


Brief | 29 August 2023

Security workers protest in Boksburg over unpaid wages

“It’s amazing what politicians promise just to get our votes” says union leader


News | 17 August 2023

Simunye Workers Forum to register as a trade union

The Labour Court has refused the Registrar of Labour Relations leave to appeal an order directing him to register the SWF


Law | 16 August 2023

Domestic workers battle with workplace compensation despite landmark ruling in 2020

Over 100 domestic workers marched to the Union Buildings in Tshwane on Friday


News | 7 August 2023

Expelled NUMSA deputy president takes union to court

Ruth Ntlokotse wants court to declare her expulsion unlawful


News | 2 August 2023

Unions bring Makhado municipality to a standstill over “political interference”

Unions claim that Limpopo politicians are interfering in the recruitment of the chief financial officer


News | 1 August 2023

SAMWU march in Tshwane marred by violence over “internal problems”

Thousands of South African Municipal Workers’ Union members marched in Pretoria on Wednesday to demand higher salaries


News | 26 July 2023

Registrar to fight court decision allowing Simunye Workers’ Forum to register as a trade union

Labour Court ruling cannot go unchallenged, says Registrar of Labour Relations


Law | 18 July 2023