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CHWs are not covered by health and safety legislation and there is no compensation for workers who contract diseases. It is also difficult for the…

SAFTU condemns the assassination of the DEMAWUSA Leader in Nelson Mandela Metro, comrade Bongani Cola

From the vantage point of
South African Literature we recognize one of the more persistent voices for social and…

Yesterday’s ‘constructive engagement’ between AMCU and the Registrar of Labour Relations over the union’s possible deregistration must lull no one into believing a crisis has passed.

Informal settlements in Gauteng continue to receive little relief from formal budgets and little attention from the Human Settlements ministry it would…

Yesterday 25 February 2019, the International Court of Justice at The Hague found that Britain had acted unlawfully in its decolonization of Mauritius.

Velisiwe Mxalaba, a Community Healthcare Worker, was dismissed by Smart Purse (PTY ) LTD on 29 January 2018. She was told not to report back from…

On the 15 February 2019 more than 200 residents of Diepkloof protested against electricity metres that are installed in their houses without their…

Health unions in the Northwest, Hospersa and Nupsaw, joined management and threatened to fire Community Health Workers (CHWs) who wanted to…

Very few South Africans are aware that currently in the north and eastern parts of Syria (Rojava) a…