Labour

Domestic workers march in Pretoria for decent pay and benefits

“There is a need for domestic workers to unite and fight for our rights” says worker

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Brief | 17 June 2022

Hundreds of Amathole workers march to block municipal manager’s reappointment

SAMWU accuses Mthandeki Mnyimba of being incapable of running the municipality and victimising workers who speak out against him

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Brief | 9 June 2022

Hankey residents force seasonal workers out of town in violent clashes

“How can we be called foreigners in our land?” asks migrant worker from Lusikisiki

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News | 6 June 2022

Strike ends as compromise reached at ArcelorMittal

Union and company settle on a 6.5% increase and a cash payment

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Brief | 26 May 2022

SARS workers strike for higher wages

NEHAWU and PSA have rejected an offer of a 1.4% increase. The unions are demanding a 7% increase, among other benefits

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News | 25 May 2022

ArcelorMittal: union demands 7% wage hike, company offers 6%

Striking workers march to head office with “final demand”

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Brief | 24 May 2022

SARS workers picket for salary increases ahead of nationwide strike

The tax collector says there’s no money to meet union demands but has since tabled a 1.4% increase

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Brief | 24 May 2022

No severance pay for employee who refused Covid vaccination

Her refusal was unreasonable, CCMA rules

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Law | 17 May 2022

Farm workers demand urgent ban on 67 pesticides

Women on farms say that pesticide exposure is making them sick

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News | 6 May 2022

Eastern Cape paramedics face dismissal

Workers stop work to demand better equipment

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News | 5 May 2022

Eastern Cape farm workers vow to continue strike

Farmers’ organisation says many farms will struggle to survive this season

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Brief | 29 April 2022

Thousands of farm workers face eviction with the end of the National State of Disaster, activists warn

Women on Farms march against evictions in the Western Cape

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News | 27 April 2022

Hundreds of city centre security guards suspended in Cape Town

The workers want the Cape Town Central City Improvement District to intervene after accusing Phangela Group of demoting security guards and racism

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News | 26 April 2022

Eastern Cape court interdicts protesting workers from being 500m from farms

Farmer says the protests and damage to property has costly implications on the already strained citrus industry

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News | 25 April 2022

“I prayed for them to let me live” says Zimbabwean truck driver

Immigrant truck drivers say they live and work in fear of being attacked by people claiming to be part of xenophobic groups

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News | 25 April 2022