Samwu wants charges against Pikitup boss reinstated

2016-02-08 17:54

The SA Municipal Workers’ Union says that it was in the process of ensuring that the criminal charges against Pikitup managing director Amanda Nair are reinstated.

Pikitup workers back on strike

2015-12-18 13:31

Pikitup workers have embarked on yet another unprotected strike after they had resolved to go back to work following a two-week long strike in November.

Pikitup strike over after agreement reached - Samwu

2015-12-03 20:02

Pikitup workers will return to work after Samwu signed an agreement with the Gauteng Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, and the City of Johannesburg.

Samwu mobilises more workers to join Joburg strike

2015-12-02 11:00

The SA Municipal Workers Union says it is mobilising workers from the Ekurhuleni municipality to join striking members in the ongoing unprotected strike in Johannesburg.

Joburg street trash is treasure for recyclers

2015-11-27 06:08

Trash might be treasure for recyclers who make their living out of Johannesburg's garbage, and who have been impacted by the Pikitup strike - but their lives are far from easy.

'Unruly' Pikitup protesters disrupt Joburg roads

2015-11-26 15:40

The Nelson Mandela Bridge and a couple of nearby roads have been closed after 'unruly' Pikitup strikers returned to Braamfontein to continue their protest against the company's remuneration policy.

Pikitup issues final warning to Samwu workers

2015-11-25 22:02

Waste management company Pikitup has issued a final warning to South African Municipal Workers' Union members who are participating in their unprotected strike.

Pikitup boss cleared on tender fraud claims

2015-02-11 08:35

Suspended Pikitup managing director Amanda Nair has been cleared of wrongdoing relating to the awarding of a multi-million rand tender, says a report.

Pikitup to operate as usual over festive season

2013-12-18 12:00

The City of Johannesburg's waste management company Pikitup will work as normal throughout the holidays, it says.

Sanef concerned about police visits

2013-08-22 23:11

An unannounced visit by police to the offices of a Johannesburg newspaper was deeply concerning, the SA National Editors' Forum has said.


Pikitup workers back on duty

2015-12-20 17:46

Pikitup workers are back on duty after embarking on yet another unprotected strike on Friday.

Pikitup urges residents to be patient with rubbish collection backlog

2015-12-07 19:18

Waste management company Pikitup has urged Johannesburg residents and businesses to exercise patience as they deal with the rubbish collection backlog after the two-week strike.

Joburg restaurants stock up on rat poison as Pikitup strike continues

2015-12-03 14:05

Restaurant owners are buying rat poison as rubbish piles up in the streets of Braamfontein, following a two-week long Pikitup strike.

Return to work or else, Pikitup warns striking workers

2015-11-27 08:53

A "handsome" number of striking Pikitup workers have returned to work, the company's management has said.

Police didn't learn from Marikana - Samwu

2015-11-26 15:43

The South African Municipal Workers' Union is taking legal advice after police fired rubber bullets and water cannons at protesting Pikitup workers, saying SAPS "did not learn anything" from Marikana.

PICS: Joburg officials take brooms to city streets

2015-11-26 08:12

Council officials and Pikitup board members have taken brooms to the streets of Braamfontein to clean up the area, as an unprotected strike by Pikitup workers continues.

Police fire rubber bullets at striking Pikitup workers in Joburg

2015-11-24 20:27

The unprotected strike by Pikitup waste management company workers in Johannesburg has turned violent after police fired rubber bullets at looting strikers.

Bogus Pikitup workers' arrest welcomed

2014-12-17 19:52

The Pikitup acting MD has welcomed the arrest of four bogus employees who have been arrested for harassment and demanding donations or Christmas gifts.

No Xmas gifts for Pikitup workers

2013-12-12 08:37

Residents have been advised not to give Pikitup staff Christmas gifts because it is against company policy and they will receive bonuses, says MD Amanda Nair.

Pikitup lays theft charge against newspaper

2013-08-22 09:06

Pikitup has laid a charge of theft against The Star newspaper for allegedly having a document it claims is illegally in its possession, according to a report.

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