NUM Kimberley region is deeply disgusted by the continued arrogant behaviour demonstrated by Four Arrows Mining and Engineering Company

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) Kimberley Region is deeply annoyed and disgusted by the arrogant behaviour displayed by Four Arrows Mining and Engineering Company. The company continues to disrespect and trample on the rights of workers bestowed on them and protected by the country’s labour laws. It is playing hide and seek, avoiding allowing […]

COSATU welcomes Government’s announcement that the long awaited Extension of Security of Tenure Amendment Act will come into effect from 1 April 2024

COSATU welcomes Government’s announcement that the long awaited Extension of Security of Tenure Amendment Act will come into effect from 1 April 2024. This law has been delayed for far too long.  It must now be implemented as a matter of urgency by national, provincial and local government.  The agricultural sector and farm owners must […]

COSATU Limpopo is outraged by the ill-treatment of workers on a farm near Groblersdal  

The Congress of South African Trade Unions(COSATU) in Limpopo is shocked, outraged and horrified by blatant ill-treatment of workers on a farm near Groblersdal. It is reported that two workers were severely assaulted and had dogs set on them after the employer and his son accused the workers of “sleeping on duty”. We must outrightly […]

SAMWU GEARING UP FOR PROTECTED STRIKE ACTION IN MATJHABENG

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) will be embarking on protected strike action in Mathjabeng starting January 29, 2024. This decision follows numerous meetings with members after unsuccessful attempts to address critical worker-related issues with the management of Matjhabeng Local Municipality. On September 7, 2023, SAMWU organised a march to record the issues in […]

Public schools call on government to provide sufficient stationery

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SABC News reports that parents from underprivileged homes in Gqeberha are calling for government to provide sufficient stationery in all public schools. This as schools issue stationery lists to be bought by parents, despite the government delivering. The school governing body of one of the public schools in Gqeberha claims that the stationery provided by […]

DENOSA warns 2023 matriculants to beware of bogus nursing colleges

While congratulating the 2023 group of matriculants for the outstanding achievement and performance and wishing them well in their chosen fields of studies post-matric, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) wishes to forewarn this cohort to be extra vigilant and beware of possible bogus nursing colleges as many of them will start seeking […]

Department of Employment and Labour Embarks on Service Delivery activities

The Department of Employment and Labour will be embarking on a series of service delivery activities in Thaba Nchu as a build up towards a Jobs Fair to be held in Botshabelo on 24-25 January 2024. The Jobs Fair, an initiative championed by the Department’s Public Employment Services branch seeks to create opportunities for work […]

Shop stewards face disciplinary action

DFA reports that the National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) and the Public Servants Association (PSA) believe that attempts are being made to dismiss their shop stewards at the Northern Cape Department of Sport, Arts and Culture for exposing chief directors who were implicated in allegations of corruption, maladministration and financial misconduct. The […]

700 jobs will be created for R706 construction in Letsemeng

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SABC News reports that nearly 700 jobs will be created for residents of the Letsemeng Municipality in the Free State for the duration of the construction of R706 between Jacobsdaal and Koffiefontein. The Roads and Transport MEC, Maqueen Letsoha-Mathae, is handing over the project to communities. The department’s spokesperson, Hillary Mophethe, says the construction is […]

Union vows to fight “slaughter” of Post Office jobs

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GroundUp writes that up to 6,000 South African Post Office workers – more than half the current workforce – stand to lose their jobs by the end of March. But the Communication Workers Union are fighting to reduce the proposed number of retrenchments. The number of retrenchments at the beleaguered institution are laid out in […]