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

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04 June 2024

Free Support with School Registration

Spread the word! Everyone welcome! The CWAO is here to assist anyone who is struggling with online registration for schools.


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CWAO News Article

10 May 2024

Know Your Rights Series - Episode 13: Part 2 UIF Know Your Rights

This is Part 2 of an 13-part series produced by the Casual Workers Advice Office on Workers Rights


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CWAO News Article

07 May 2024

Simunye Workers' Forum direct action at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA)

The SWF has set up a stall outside the Benoni branch of the CCMA. The SWF intends to spend a week outside every CCMA office in Gauteng to support workers who are not being adequately assisted by the CCMA and sometimes even abused by the CCMA.

Category: CCMA

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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