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Fashionscapes: A Living Wage highlights plight of garment workers
Fashionscapes: A Living Wage highlights plight of garment workersArticle

The documentary combines the voices of garment workers with legal professionals who are working together to argue for the first EU legislation to ensure garment workers receive a living wage...

28 Apr 2021

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March to support Shoprite's casual staffArticle

Industrial action at Shoprite's distribution centre in Centurion ended on Tuesday, but supporters of casual workers at the facility say they are mobilising communities to march on Thursday as outsourced workers were "coerced" to return to work...

Karl Gernetzky 14 Apr 2016

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Strike over outsourcing could hurt ShopriteArticle

Shoprite faces a crisis in its Gauteng operations after workers at its Centurion distribution centre downed tools on Monday over issues of outsourcing and pay...

Colleen Goko 7 Apr 2016

Cosatu to march against broking, tolls
Cosatu to march against broking, tollsArticle

The Cosatu-led protest against labour broking and e-tolling appears set to cause major disruption on Wednesday in Cape Town's CBD. Congress of SA Trade Unions Western Cape general secretary Tony Ehrenreich told reports on Sunday afternoon that a planned march on parliament across the city centre would likely attract 30 000 people on the day.

5 Mar 2012

Cosatu: We will fight against 'Walmartisation'
Cosatu: We will fight against 'Walmartisation'Article

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Thursday, 30 September 2010, said it was deeply concerned at the bid by the world's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart, to take over South Africa's Massmart (MSM).

Zeenat Moorad 1 Oct 2010

Watching the World Cup in Europe
Watching the World Cup in EuropeArticle

The FIFA headquarters are nestled into a secluded spot on the hill overlooking Zurich, one of the richest cities in the world. Here a glass of Coke will cost you R60 (US$8) at a restaurant. The city, set around a lake with snow capped mountains in the background, is picture perfect in a chocolate-box kind of way.

South African Civil Society Information Service 15 Jul 2010

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