Gauteng Community Health Workers have embarked on a campaign for recognition and to be included in the minimum wage, at R20 per hour. The campaign was initiated by organising regional mass…

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The #ScrapTheLabourBillsCampaign spent Youth Day (16 June 2018) accessing the progress of the campaign and putting together a way forward. The campaign held a meeting at the Casual Workers Advice Office (CWAO) in Germiston, and industrial area east of…

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On the 1st of May every year workers around the world commemorate May Day which is also called Labour Day. The history of the day is one that details very well the antagonism of class struggle as well as the cruelty of the bourgeoisie. In 1886 on the 4th of May Haymarket Square in Chicago…

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With claims that the South African Federation of Trade Unions(SAFTU) is planning to embark on a 3 day strike to intensify the struggle against the recent…

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From 18 to 22 December 2017, the Gauteng Community Health Care Forum (the Forum) Office Bearers held a strategic planning meeting, to reflect on the year 2017 and plan for 2018. For the Forum 2016 was a year filled with…

In its New Year’s statement, the National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (NUMSA) general secretary Irvin Jim called on those who “genuinely see themselves as communists” to swell into the ranks of the new workers party. “We …

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From the 24th to the 26th of March 2017, the Gauteng Community Health Care Forum (the Forum) concluded their strategic planning workshop, facilitated by Khanya College in Cullinan, Pretoria, and attended by Forum committee members. This workshop was a follow…

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There has been a long and intensified mass struggle to force the Department of Health and Smartpurse to take the CHWs struggle seriously. On 8 November 2016, the Gauteng Community Health Care Forum (the Forum) decided to take the struggle…

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