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Unions accuse mines of not complying with COVID-19 safety measures

10 June 2020, 11:15 AM

Saftu says the mining industry has not implemented adequate measures to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

SAA administrators seek another rescue plan delay after unions object

8 June 2020, 2:43 PM

Administrators at state-owned South African Airways (SAA) have asked creditors to delay the publication of a rescue plan for the cash-strapped airline until next week, after trade unions objected to the plan being published on Monday.

Teacher unions, SGBs welcome progress report on reopening of schools

7 June 2020, 2:07 PM

Teacher unions and governing bodies cautiously welcomed the report on the progress the Department of Basic Education has made to ensure that all schools are ready to reopen and have the necessary personal protective equipment needed for teaching and learning.

Special Report: How union, Supreme Court shield Minneapolis cops

4 June 2020, 7:15 PM

Long before the death of George Floyd last week, efforts to overhaul the way policing is done in Minneapolis repeatedly fizzled in the face of a powerful 800-member union that championed military-style police tactics.

Gordhan and unions at SAA discuss employees salaries

29 May 2020, 6:22 AM

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has met with unions at South African Airways (SAA) to discuss the salaries of employees.

Northern Cape teacher unions welcome delay of reopening of schools in the province

28 May 2020, 4:19 PM

Teacher unions in the Northern Cape have welcomed the decision by the provincial education department to delay the reopening of schools for Grade 7 and 12 learners to the eighth of June.

African academics discuss COVID-19

26 May 2020, 10:14 AM

African academics from different regions have met virtually to deliberate on COVID-19 and the continent’s future developments.

South African public-sector wage dispute moves to arbitration

25 May 2020, 7:12 PM

Early attempts to resolve a wage dispute between the South African government and public-sector trade unions have failed and the dispute will now move to arbitration, according to the bargaining chamber where such wage disputes are heard.

‘African leaders have a duty to make traditional medicine part of health care systems’

25 May 2020, 1:30 AM

Its time Africa stamps its authority on the use of the continent’s heritage of indigenous medicinal prowess to help solve complexities in medical science.

‘African remedies should be given a chance’

21 May 2020, 10:02 AM

South Africans that SABC News spoke to, believe Madagascar’s claim that they discovered a cure for COVID-19 should not be belittled and that African remedies should be given a chance.



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