SADTU Embarks on an Indefinite Strike Over Wages

17 August 2010SADTU MEDIA STATEMENTThe National Executive Committee of The South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) has taken a unanimous decision that the Union will embark on a full scale indefinite strike over wages beginning with a total shut down from...

Marikana and the New Politics of Grief by | Jon Soske

In July 1981, 1,700 workers at the Penge asbestos mine in the Northwestern Transvaal struck after a bitter, two year struggle for recognition by the Black Allied Mine and Construction Workers Union. After four days, the mine owners fired all of the workers, who then...