Free advice & support to casual, contract, labour brokers & other workers across South Africa

Latest CWAO News

CWAO News Article

18 July 2024

Woman and culture

There's no room for giving up as a woman.

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CWAO News Article

17 July 2024

My experience fighting for justice at the Bargaining Council

I am 38 years old and I was part of the Ekurhuleni Metro Municipality (EMM) brigade.

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CWAO News Article

15 July 2024

My experience at Nature's Garden

I started to work at Nature's Garden in 2018. I was younger by that time and I was happy that I found a job.

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CWAO Radio - Buwa Basebetsi

Introducing Buwa Basebetsi, a new radio show produced by the Casual Workers Advice Office

CWAO Strike Barometer

The CWAO Strike Barometer - strike trends across different sectors and workplaces

 Worker Strikes Live Stats

View our data live or download the full analysis publication

 Strike Barometer 2023

 Strike Barometer Live Stats

What we do at Casual Workers Advice Office

The Casual Workers Advice Office (CWAO) was founded in 2011 as a non-profit, independent organisation. It provides advice and support to workers, privileging casual, contract, labour broker and other precarious workers.


Mass education on Worker's Rights mainly through community radio and social media


Support for workers either individually or in groups on labour related issues


Support of labour brokers and advice centres by producing essential resources