General Industries Workers Union of South Africa (GIWUSA)
Unions allege petrol bombs, intimidation as strike intensifies at South African Dairy giant

Amid threats and intimidation, the workers’ action at Clover has been strengthened by worker solidarity as well as the increasing support of civil society for its boycott campaign.

South African dairy worker strike continues as inquiry looms over Clover Industries

Unions have intensified their struggle, filing an official complaint against Clover’s retrenchment plans to the Competition Commission and calling for the company to be nationalized

Workers of Clover, South Africa’s largest dairy company, set to intensify resistance

Peoples Dispatch spoke to John Appolis, general secretary of the General Industries Workers Union of South Africa (Giwusa), about the ongoing indefinite strike by workers at the Israeli-owned dairy giant Clover

Clover South Africa Workers of Clover, South Africa’s largest dairy company, set to intensify strike

Since Clover’s takeover in 2019 by MILCO, which is majority-owned by an Israeli company, its production capacity is being destroyed to secure the South African dairy market for imported products from Israel, said General Industries Workers Union of South Africa president Mametlwe Sebei 

Israel attacks Gaza again, South African Dairy farmers on strike and other stories

Today we look at renewed attacks by Israel on Gaza, the ongoing strike by workers at the Clover company in South Africa, and more

Thousands lead 200 kilometre march in defense of Bolivia’s democracy & other stories

Today we look at the March for the Homeland in defense of democracy in Bolivia, the 7th round of talks on the 2015 nuclear deal in Vienna, and more

Strike action in Clover South Africa enters second week, unions contemplate occupation

Demanding an end to retrenchments that could see over 2,000 job losses, unions have called on the South African government to take over Clover SA, the largest employer in the country’s dairy industry

Massive general strike in South Africa highlights demand for radical policy changes

Millions of workers took part in the general strike on February 24, according to the South African Federation of Trade Unions which called for the labor action. Demonstrations were held in a number of cities

Hundreds of thousands of workers set to take part in general strike in South Africa on February 24

The South African Federation of Trade Unions, which has called for the strike, has put forward demands for a radical change in policy, including measures such as the nationalization of all strategic monopoly industries and a living minimum wage of at least R12,500 (USD $854)

South African unions prepare for historic strike on October 7

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

South Africa Dairy workers COVID South Africa’s largest dairy company forced to shutdown plant after workers test positive for COVID-19

After five workers tested positive for COVID-19 at Clover Industries’ Bloemfontein plant, members of the General Industries Workers Union of South Africa (GIWUSA) forced the unit to close down production and called for nationalization

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