Workers demand harsher penalties for farms violating labour laws

New study finds poor working conditions even on some Fairtrade-certified farms


News | 23 March 2023

NEHAWU strike appeal succeeds in part

Labour Appeal Court has harsh words for the union, the government and the police

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News | 13 March 2023

Fewer hospitals disrupted by strike on Thursday

Negotiations may soon take place at Public Sector Coordinating Bargaining Council


News | 9 March 2023

GROUNDVIEW: NEHAWU has lost a vital opportunity

Union has failed to win public support for its strike, but the government should listen to its demands


News | 9 March 2023

Vavi rubbishes Jim’s recall manoeuvre

“No right to recall” says Vavi, who has never been a NUMSA member


Brief | 9 March 2023

People’s lives are “not our responsibility” says NEHAWU leader

Hospitals disrupted as public sector strike intensifies

Vincent Lali, Chris Gilili, Liezl Human, Tariro Washinyira, Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik, Thamsanqa Mbovane, and Mkhuseli Sizani

News | 8 March 2023

NEHAWU says strike action is growing

Patients turned away from some hospitals as public sector wage strike continues


News | 7 March 2023

Hundreds of public service workers down tools in defiance of court interdict

“We have nothing to lose now because we are earning peanuts anyway” says striking worker

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News | 6 March 2023

Striking guards block office entrance, trapping government workers for hours

The guards are demanding their bonuses be paid


Brief | 3 March 2023

National minimum wage up by 9%. But soaring food costs means this is not enough, say unions

Call for Department of Employment and Labour inspectors to enforce the minimum wage law


News | 2 March 2023

Public sector pay: Godongwana cautions public servants about trade-offs

Unions demonstrate before budget speech, demanding 10% pay increase


News | 22 February 2023

Public Works employees sleep outside post office for a week waiting to be paid

Some spend R120 of their R810 salary on transport to Komani


News | 21 February 2023

People queue from 4am to sort out their UIF

Cape Town labour centre serves 600 people a day. Many of them keep having to return


News | 20 February 2023

Time for transparency on executive pay in South Africa

Retail executives earn 700 times more than the lowest paid workers in their industry


Opinion | 16 February 2023

You can’t be fired just because you’re unpopular, court says

Labour Appeal Court rules that Standard Bank branch manager must be reinstated


Law | 14 February 2023