Post Office strike deal is off for now

2014-10-21 15:05

A grassroots rebellion by union members has apparently stalled the deal brokered by the telecommunications minister to end the Post Office strike.

Union: Post Office exco a virus that must go

2014-10-13 17:32

Don't hold your breath for a resolution to the Post Office strike, as the main union has rejected the latest offer and has called for the heads of the Sapo executive.

Minister wants end to SA post office strike

2014-10-10 19:13

Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele has called on the SA Post Office and unions to end their nearly two-month-long labour dispute.

CWU staff at Sentech on strike

2014-07-30 15:26

Communication Workers' Union members at Sentech have gone on strike over benefits and wage increases, CWU general secretary Thabo Mogalane says.

Unity in ANC crucial - SACP

2014-01-08 20:50

Unity within the ANC and its alliance partners is crucial as the ruling party celebrates its 102nd anniversary, the SACP says.

SA Post Office pay woes grow

2013-09-23 18:44

The SA Post Office is set for another round of tense negotiations after the Communication Workers' Union and the SA Postal Workers' Union declared a wage dispute.

SABC workers want more lunch money

2013-08-08 11:49

Two SABC unions have filed a dispute with the CCMA after the SABC rejected their demands for a 10% salary increase.

Calls for stability from new SABC board

2013-03-20 14:30

The new SABC board should bring stability at the public broadcaster, the Communication Workers Union says.

Union chastises SABC board

2013-03-06 20:27

The SABC board illegally removed the acting chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoaneng, the Communication Workers Union says.

Malema a right-wing demagogue - union

2012-09-14 16:46

Expelled ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema is a "populist, lumpen and right-wing demagogue… who suffers from a never-ending verbal diarrhoea".

SABC management concerns intensify

2012-08-16 10:45

There's renewed concern about South Africa's beleaguered public broadcaster following a motion of no confidence by the SABC board against one of its own members.

Van stoned during Post Office protest

2012-05-16 20:08

Johannesburg metro police officers have intervened in a protest by Post Office contract workers after a vehicle was pelted with stones.

Mixed reaction over SABC's Molefe

2012-04-11 22:13

A tide of questions and comments has greeted reports that the SABC had put its head of news and current affairs Phil Molefe on special leave.

SABC asked to suspend search for COO

2012-01-30 22:46

The SABC has been asked to suspend its search for a chief operating officer, the communication ministry says.

Union sad at Swazi king's commission demand

2011-08-27 20:31

The Communication Workers’ Union is "sad" that King Mswati III is demanding a quarter of the R2.4bn loan from South Africa as commission.

Strike planned for communications sector

2011-08-17 13:58

There will be a total shutdown of services at Telkom and the Post Office if workers' demands are not met, the Communication Workers Union says.

Union welcomes dept mayor's resignation

2011-06-22 13:14

The Communication Workers' Union has welcomed the decision by embattled Msunduzi Municipality Deputy Mayor Alpha Shelembe to step down.

Vodacom, MTN warned of possible strike

2011-04-20 13:04

Operations of companies that include Vodacom and MTN could be disrupted by industrial action if no resolution is found to outstanding labour matters, cautions a union.

Technology has led to job losses - CWU

2011-01-31 14:10

The advancement of technology in the ICT sector has cost thousands of jobs in the past few years, the Communication Workers' Union has said.

ANCYL 'not part of boycott'

2010-06-02 14:41

The ANCYL says it will not join organisations planning to boycott the FIFA World Cup concert to be held in Soweto.

Re-instate Raghunath - CWU

2010-04-06 13:37

The Communication Workers' Union has called for the immediate re-instatement of suspended SABC news anchor Mahendra Raghunath.

Union: Stop Zuma witch-hunt

2010-02-04 15:59

Critics of President Jacob Zuma are trying to re-engineer society into "one man and one woman for life", the Communication Workers' Union says.

Challenge to PO court order

2009-09-07 17:06

The Communication Workers' Union plans to challenge the interim order that stopped a postal strike last week, the union's Gauteng secretary says.


CWU, SACP spat over Nzimande comments

2014-11-04 17:49

The CWU and SACP exchanged criticism over comments allegedly made by the party's general secretary Blade Nzimande regarding union funding.

End to Post Office strike may be imminent

2014-10-20 15:00

SA Post Office management has put a deal, apparently brokered by Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele, to striking workers.

Telkom issues retrenchment letters

2014-10-10 21:00

Telkom has issued retrenchment letters to 105 staff members, according the Communication Workers' Union.

Sentech misleading public - CWU

2014-08-01 18:00

CWU says Sentech's claims about the unaffordability of workers' wage demands are misleading.

Union welcomes Zuma nod to post office probe

2014-02-06 11:42

The Communication Workers' Union has welcomed the proclamation signed by President Jacob Zuma directing the SIU to investigate alleged SA Post Office irregularities.

Sapo set for strike action

2013-11-29 09:36

The Communication Workers' Union says it will down tools and march to the SA Post Office in Braamfontein in demand of better wages and benefits.

Union, SABC strike pay deal

2013-09-03 19:02

The Broadcasting, Electronic, Media and Allied Workers' Union has accepted the SABC's offer of a 8.5% wage increase.

Telkom faces strike action over pay

2013-05-15 20:36

Unions representing 18 000 members of Telkom’s workforce see a strike as inevitable after rejecting a 1.5% pay deal, according to a report.

We will fight Telkom retrenchments: union

2013-03-13 19:01

The Communication Workers' Union says that Telkom is "forcing" workers to accept voluntary retrenchment packages, but the parastatal has rejected this claim.

Post Office probe incomplete - union

2013-01-10 15:39

The Public Protector's office has not completed an investigation into maladministration in the SA Post Office almost two years after the complaint was lodged, the Communication Workers' Union says.

CWU not deregistered yet

2012-08-17 12:00

The Communication Workers' Union will not be deregistered by the department of labour until an appeal on September 20, says the union.

Labour court stops union's deregistration

2012-08-02 19:24

The Labour Court in Johannesburg has set aside a labour department decision to deregister the Communication Workers Union.

CWU Johannesburg protest turns violent

2012-05-16 12:12

Protesting Communication Workers' Union members have attacked a Post Office van in central Johannesburg, pelting it with stones and forcing the driver to turn back.

ANCYL questions SABC's Molefe decision

2012-04-11 16:30

The ANC Youth League has questioned the SABC's decision to put its head of news and current affairs Phil Molefe on special leave.

Union row takes nasty turn

2011-12-11 11:58

Thousands of rands in public funds appear to have gone to waste after the SA Post Office commissioned an external company to conduct an audit on union membership.

Union assured SABC won't retrench

2011-08-19 16:30

The Communications Workers' Union says it has been told by top management that there will be no retrenchments at the public broadcaster.

Post Office faces crippling strike

2011-07-31 13:55

The union representing the SA Post Office, has threatened to go on strike over a 10-year R520m lease agreement allegedly concluded without following procurement regulations.

SABC staff may go on strike

2011-06-01 12:33

Unions have threatened industrial action at the public broadcaster after salary negotiations hit a deadlock, says the Communications Workers Union.

ANCYL backs Swazi anti-govt march

2011-04-12 09:17

SA’s African National Congress Youth League has joined in the support for an anti-government march in the tiny mountain kingdom of Swaziland.

SABC board failing - MKMVA

2010-10-21 18:15

The current SABC board is failing to meet its statutory obligations, says the Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans' Association.

CWU protesters gather in Joburg

2010-05-14 13:35

About 3 000 protesters from the Communication Workers' Union have gathered in Mary Fitzgerald Square in Johannesburg, say police.

CWU: ANCYL uses Nazi tactics

2010-03-19 14:11

The Communication Workers' Union has likened ANCYL spokesperson Floyd Shivambu's threats against journalists to Nazi propagandist Josef Goebbels.

Unions march against labour brokers

2009-12-19 16:09

Unions have marched to Telkom's head office in Pretoria, demanding an end to labour broking in the communication sector.

Telkom strike called off

2009-08-15 16:47

The Communication Workers' Union and Telkom have come to an agreement after weeks of talks between the two parties, the union says.

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