So. Africa: 34 killed & at least 78 injured after police open fire on striking workers at Lonminmine
compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Aug 2012
So. Africa: Union accuses DHL of suspending manager because of union membership & intimidating workers who attempt to join unions – includes company response & rejoinders
Intl. Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), 6 May 2011
So. Africa: Wal-Mart responds to trade union federation Cosatu saying it will respect So. Africa labour laws if it enters the country
JP du Plessis, Eye Witness News (So. Africa), 28 Sep 2010
So. Africa: Union says members shot with rubber bullets while protesting lock-out by Ali Baba Foods – includes company response
Dominique Swartz, Food and Allied Workers Union, 7 Oct 2008
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Author: Carol Paton, Business Day (So. Africa)
Rising tensions at Marikana claimed another life…as a female National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) shop steward was gunned down…just metres from the NUM office at Lonmin...The attack comes almost a year after the massacre of 34 mineworkers by police…...
Author: Le nouvel Observateur [France]
Plusieurs mineurs grévistes ont été tués jeudi lors d'un violent affrontement avec la police à la mine de platine de Lonmin à Marikana en Afrique du Sud, où des violences liées à un conflit social avaient déjà fait 10 morts depuis dimanche...Le...
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Author: International Transport Workers Federation
[W]orkers…at DHL in South Africa are being subjected to intimidation for attempting to join a union…the harassment began when a manager was suspended for belonging to the ITF-affiliated South African Transport and Allied Workers’ Union (Satawu). The...
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Author: Eyewitness News [So. Africa]
...Walmart...has made an offer to buy Massmart, which represents brands like Game, Dion Wired and Builders Warehouse. However, trade union federation Cosatu has criticised the potential buyer, saying the company is a bad employer with no respect for...
Author: Dominique Swartz, Food and Allied Workers Union
Police in Athlone shot at a crowd of female workers early this morning when they reported for duty to AliBaba in Athlone Industria. The company had embarked on an illegal lock-out after our members embarked on a temporary work stoppage yesterday in an...