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.

Court halts massive Pikitup strike

2013-07-29 10:03

A full-blown strike by Pikitup workers has been cancelled after a labour court issued an interdict, a report says.

Joburg must hold back waste - Pikitup

2013-07-03 19:45

Johannesburg residents must hold back their refuse collection because Pikitup workers have embarked on a go-slow, the waste management company says.

Joburg set for refuse strike - Pikitup

2013-05-05 16:22

Pikitup, the City of Johannesburg's waste management entity, says it will take swift legal action against workers who are set to embark on an unprotected strike.


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 accused of dirty deals

2013-08-04 11:21

A corruption probe into dodgy tenders worth R360m at Pikitup has ground to a halt after the waste utility pulled the plug on investigations.

Pikitup clears strike backlog

2013-07-26 22:29

Pikitup has managed to service some areas affected by unprotected strike action over the past three weeks, it says.

Pikitup workers not striking, says union

2013-05-06 18:30

Samwu has rejected reports claiming that its members at waste management company Pikitup are embarking on strike action despite a picket held at the company.

Joburg residents to pay for refuse bins

2012-12-31 20:14

Johannesburg residents will have to pay R385 if they want to replace their damaged or stolen refuse bins next year.

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