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After the VIP 1 and 2 factory unions demanded COVID-19 safety measures inside the factory, the factory dismissed all union members in both factories and the VIP 2 factory union president was stabbed by company thugs. It is a clear, brutal case of union-busting. The factories make sporting goods (...)

Unions might mount huge workplace strikes in a massive campaign against the federal government’s sprawling industrial relations changes, slammed as “the worst thing since WorkChoices” on Wednesday. Australian politics is set for another sea-change in industrial relations (IR) rules, with the (...)

On 9 December 2020, Education International issued a resolution calling calling on the government of Kenya to urge the Teachers Service Commission (TSC), the national employer authority in education, to desist from a campaign of discrimination against the Kenya National Union of Teachers (...)

Truda Foods in Komani (Queenstown) is accused of imposing bad working conditions, managerial arrogance, bullying and of undermining unions. According to the Komani Residents’ Association (Kora), the South African Security and Allied Workers’ Union (SASWU), and the workers suspended by the (...)

The COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) won an important Labour Court judgment which strengthens the right to strike. In late October 2020, the South African Carpet Manufacturers’ Employers Association (SACMEA) lodged an urgent Labour Court interdict (...)

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