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“The CCWC rejects the government’s recent announcement that schools will be reopening on 01 June. We echo the call of Bishop Lavis Action Community that: ALL learners, teachers, support staff…”

In the meeting of 1 April 2020 organisations making up the Covid19Working Class Campaign (The Campaign) adopted a politicalplatform that frames the approach of the campaign in the…

Khanya College Report – March 2020 Pandemics and natural disasters demonstrate clearly the social divisions, the social inequality, the quality of the political leadership of a country and the compassion in any society. COVID-19 or the coronavirus outbreak comes at a time when the working class in South Africa has been significantly…

“Director of Khanya College, Oupa Lehulere is interviewed on Radio 786 about COVID-19 and the political economy of South Africa, following his presentation in a recent webinar organised by ILRIG. To listen to this presentation, please click here

General Industries Workers Union of South Africa (GIWUSA) demands the immediate closure and shutdown of all operations at clover sa’s…

The COVID-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme (TERS)
Latest amendments to the COVID-19 TERS regulations say bosses must pay workers who lose wages because of the coronavirus lockdown. Bosses…

Report issued by the General Industries Workers Union of South Africa and the Casual Workers Advice Office. The spread of the coronavirus and the resulting lockdown comes at a time when the…

On Monday 16 March, Casual Workers Advice Office (CWAO) held an internal staff meeting to discuss an organisational response to the impending coronavirus crisis. The President’s various addresses to the Nation did little to convince anyone in CWAO…

“The lack of infrastructure in working class communities to deal with COVID-19 and the government’s refusal to take any measures…

The working class and the struggle against the corona virus The Coronavirus named COVID-19, which today (15 March), has infected at least 160 000 people worldwide and killed thousands has now landed…

“In South Africa the working class is generally at high risk of contracting the corona virus because of widespread poverty, social inequality and the failing public health…”