The shack dwellers’ movement, Abahlali baseMjondolo, will hold a rally in Durban protesting the theft of COVID-19 funds. Almost R2 billion has been lost in the KwaZulu-Natal province alone
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, which was representing the workers of BOC, reached an agreement for a wage hike of up to 10%. The company had earlier offered only 4%
Khilson Manaka, a member of the General Industrial Workers Union of South Africa (GIWUSA), was killed while fleeing police bullets. He was an employee of Clover Diaries where workers are on strike demanding a 16% hike
The shack dwellers’ movement of South Africa, marked 15 years of struggle for land, housing and dignity on October 4. It held a seminar, Sifike kanjani la? (How did we get to where we are?) and, the following day, relaunched the eKhenana branch of the movement.
A historic general strike was held in numerous cities and towns across South Africa on October 7 against corruption, job losses, govt failures during the pandemic, and its refusal to honor the wage agreement it had signed with public servants.
The strike was called by the Congress of South African Trade Unions and was joined by the South African Federation of Trade Unions and other organizations. It may set the stage for a new phase of working class unity
COSATU, which has called for a national strike on October 7, is a traditional ally of the ruling African National Congress. The strike raises questions about the future of this alliance
The strike has been called by the Congress of South African Trade Unions, the largest trade union confederation in the country and a traditional ally of the ruling ANC. The union now says the ANC has betrayed the working class
Members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and their allies hailed the struggle of the people of Zimbabwe people against the increasingly oppressive rule of president Emmerson Mnangagwa
Workers and owners of small firms providing funeral undertaker services embarked on a three-day strike on September 14, complaining that the regulations favor capitalist monopoly while squeezing out smaller enterprises
Comair had decided to stop providing medical cover to its employees on September 1. Subsequently, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa challenged the decision in a labor court
The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union of South Africa warned that its 200,000 public workers will strike on Sept. 10 if their concerns are not addressed.