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500 brewery workers demand higher wages
Motorvia workers strike blow against exploitation
Three metal unions reject "final" offer
The Frame strike
Workers win living wage
Rubber workers strike for wages
Bosses use strikes for Union bashing
Barlow's policy reversed
Massive wage increase
Quick jump in PG profits
Workers face guns

Armed white security guards confronted CWIU members at Triomf's Richards Bay plant when they attempted to discuss with the factory manager his 'first and final' wage offer of a 5 percent wage increase.

News in brief

The National Automobile and Allied Workers Union has won a new R2 an hour minimum wage rate at Leyland's Cape Town plant.

Working on the mines is no picnic!

During the first six months of this year, more than 100 000 miners have taken strike action over wages, bad and unsafe working conditions and the harassment of shaft stewards.


After reaching a deadlock and having to go to arbitration the FOSATU affiliate Western Province Motor Assembly Workers Union and Leyland reached a new agreement covering the Cape plants.

NAAWU slams employers` plan to "erode" wages
Metal workers push for higher wages after IC sell out
Workers demand a share of "the rain" which falls at Suncrush even during the drought
FOSATU salutes workers of the East Rand

The workers at Salcast, Hendler and Hendler (H and H), Bisonboard Colgate, Langeberg, Kellog's Plant protection, Reef Chemical and Telephone Manufacturers of SA (Temsa) all downed tools during July and August.

Fighting Talk Volume 15 Number 8 September 1961

Fighting Talk - a monthly journal for democrats in Southern Africa

Trial of strength


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