The Durban strikes

Although in South Africa’ Africans are debarred by law from striking, yet up to 100,000 deliberately courted arrest and prosecution in a bid for better pay and conditions. The background, the strikes and the consequences are discussed, in the article. A new era of labour relations has started, part of the developing changes in S.A. which have been going on for more than two years.

Title: The Durban strikes
Author: Pogrund, Benjamin
Year: 1973
Periodical: Africa Report
Volume: 18
Issue: 2
Pages: 25-26
Language: English
Geographic term: South Africa
Subject: trade unions
Abstract: Although in South Africa’ Africans are debarred by law from striking, yet up to 100,000 deliberately courted arrest and prosecution in a bid for better pay and conditions. The background, the strikes and the consequences are discussed, in the article. A new era of labour relations has started, part of the developing changes in S.A. which have been going on for more than two years.