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Labour battle: labour brokers back in court

Some believed a 2018 Constitutional Court ruling would spell the end of labour broking. It didn’t

Reinstated Ingonyama Trust managers hit with retrenchment notices

The effect of Covid-19 and the land reform department’s freeze of R23-million because the ITB didn’t comply with budget submissions are cited as some of the reasons for the staff cuts

SABC plans to retrench 600 employees

Broadcaster cites “poor sales effectiveness, ineffective commercial product, old pricing models and inadequate technology infrastructure” as driving cuts

Pick n Pay workers lose their jobs for ‘striking’ during the lockdown

A group of workers have been dismissed, but they insist they never embarked on industrial action in the first place

Not a sweet deal, Mister

Mister Sweet workers say they will not risk their health, and the lives of others, to continue producing and packaging confectionaries

SAA’s rescue men fly in defiance

The airline’s business rescue practitioners ignored a warning not to announce route closures and possible job cuts ahead of a restructuring plan

Ferrero workers challenge zero hours contracts

Chocolate factory workers say employment contracts without guaranteed working hours have had devastating consequences for their lives. Now, they’re fighting back

Workers fight job-creation ‘mess’

Former Ekurhuleni workers argued in court that a programme promising to equip them with skills simply acted as a labour broker for the municipality

Vavi asks Amcu for unity

The Saftu general secretary addressed thousands of delegates at Amcu's national elective congress on Thursday

Pinky’s promise: Domestic workers will rise up

The co-founder of a union has championed the rights of those in an often ignored sector

Amcu in the clear as labour registrar decides not to strip it of union status

Labour registrar Lehohonolo Molefe has decided not to continue with the deregistration of the trade union

Media workers’ union gets the boot

Mwasa, which was established as a union for black journalists in the late 1970s, has lost thousands of members since its heyday

Sugar barons’ greed costs workers

Past chief executives of Tongaat Hulett have left the company in debt, forcing the company to retrench up to 5 000 people

Registrar gets tough on unions

The newly empowered labour registrar has warned more than half of all unions that they are in danger of being deregistered

Samwu’s strike fund used to buy t-shirts — report

The union has been plagued by persistent allegations of financial mismanagement by its leaders

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