On World Day For Decent Work, trade union federations in South Africa declared a national strike against the winds of austerity blowing out the national treasury.
Silvertown’s water supply quadrupled thanks to covid-19 with the installation of three taps.
Women job-seekers have asked for government protection from sex pests.
The Eastern Cape Health Department assured care workers they would be signing permanent contracts on the 1st of June. In the midst of a pandemic against which they are frontline combatants, care workers in the Eastern Cape are still temporary workers.
Civil society, community-based organisations, trade unions and activists protested in major cities and towns around the country to demand better living and working conditions.
According to gender activists, the lockdown due to covid-19 has tightened the grip abusers have over their victims at home.