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For many South African women, home is hell

Gender-based violence often takes place at home or in intimate relationships, taking a traumatic toll on victims, their families and friends

The deadly cost of union membership in North West

The platinum belt is roiling with tension once more after the assassination of Numsa organiser Malibongwe Mdazo

The deadly cost of union membership in North West

The platinum belt is roiling with tension once more after the assassination of Numsa organiser Malibongwe Mdazo.

Desperate workers say the CCMA is failing them

Covid-19 and budget cuts have combined to create a nightmare for those seeking help with cases of unfair dismissal or suspension, which have risen because of the pandemic’s economic effects.

ArcelorMittal is ‘slowly becoming a burial site’

After the deaths of three employees who got trapped in a control room, workers allege that management frequently coerces them to bypass health and safety procedures

Payback time for workers fired from Luxor Paints

The company has been ordered to reinstate and compensate employees it dismissed unfairly after a strike. And although a court review may delay justice, the workers won’t give up the fight

Angry workers denounce Mpumalanga coal haulier

Current and former workers at SG Coal, a large company that has a monopoly on coal hauling in the province, have accused it of unbearable working conditions and unfair treatment

How South Africa’s minibus taxi industry exploits its drivers 

The drivers who are the bedrock of the public transport system are often paid less than the sectoral determination stipulates

Cops take their leaders to task

Popcru used its ninth congress to focus on restoring the rights of police and correctional service workers

Making media freedom in ESwatini is more than a dream

Magazine editor Bheki Makhubu, in spite of harassment from King Mswati and his cronies, is undeterred in his bid to expose the regime’s wrongdoings

eSwatini fights for free political expression

The government of eSwatini has exiled and clamped down on political dissidents. But now, it faces a new threat: the unionised working class

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