The union called in thugs to assault members who had come to its offices to terminate their membership.
School patrollers and covid-19 brigades say they have not been paid for the past three months.
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.
Affected by the pandemic and the lockdown, early childhood development centres around the country are calling for government support.
South Africa has one of the world’s highest unemployment rates accounting for around 6.7-million people, 67% of whom are young people.
The City of Johannesburg is adamant that it will ensure that “anarchy” does not “prevail” as it continues to demolish houses despite the ongoing national state of disaster that prohibits evictions.
Protests around the country to mark the start of a national campaign by different organisations to build and connect community struggles against covid-19 and government austerity took place on Saturday, 1 August.
Residents who have been without electricity for years marched to City Power demanding that they be connected to the grid.
Covid-19 and the consequent lockdown has affected communal food gardens that contribute to food security for the poor in Alexandra.
A group of workers demonstrated outside the Department of Labour offices against their deteriorating work conditions under covid-19.