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No staff dismissed - Sun International

2014-06-30 06:23

No staff have been dismissed at the Sun City resort in the North West, Sun International says.

Time for Vavi to clear his name - unions

2014-01-29 20:30

Suspended Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi must appear before the trade union federation's disciplinary committee to clear his name, says Sasawu.

Cops managed 12 000 protests - Mthethwa

2013-09-19 14:17

Minister Nathi Mthethwa says police handled more than 12 000 public protests during the 2012/2013 financial year.

Children march against violence

2013-03-08 17:36

About 500 schoolchildren have marched in central Johannesburg to protest against increasing levels of violence against women and children.

Standard Bank slapped with R528m fine

2012-12-07 08:12

Standard Bank has been ordered to pay R528m to a union pension fund after a court ruled that it had dealt in the fund's shares improperly.

Union calls for strike support

2012-11-15 15:43

Catering union Saccawu called for support for farmworkers in the Western Cape, to strengthen the "fight for better wages".

200+ Kruger workers still on strike

2012-04-02 14:09

More than 200 workers are still on strike at the Kruger National Park (KNP), SA National Parks says.

Pick n Pay mulls job cuts

2011-07-06 12:39

More than 3 000 staffers may be retrenched, says retailer Pick n Pay as it battles declining profits and market share.

Cosatu guns for Walmart, youth subsidy

2011-06-30 18:10

Trade union federation Cosatu has not let up its opposition to Walmart's acquisition of Massmart and the state's youth wage subsidy.

Union mulls Walmart appeal

2011-06-02 11:25

The SA Commercial Catering and Allied Workers Union says it is consulting lawyers and may appeal the approval for Walmart's takeover of Massmart.

Labour expert testifies at Walmart hearing

2011-05-12 12:28

A US expert who has researched labour issues at Walmart has been cross-examined at a Competition Tribunal hearing into Walmart's acquistion of Massmart.

Walmart - Massmart hearing to resume

2011-05-08 12:09

The Competition Tribunal's hearings into US retailer Walmart's planned acquisition of Massmart are set to resume.

Protest over labour brokers in Pretoria

2010-11-26 14:32

About 1 500 Saccawu members have taken to the streets of Pretoria, protesting over labour brokers and demanding centralised bargaining within the retail sector.

Union to challenge PnP interdict

2010-10-30 14:03

Saccawu is planning to challenge the interdict granted to Pick n Pay by the Labour Court, which allows the retailer to evict striking workers from its stores.

PnP: 27 000 workers to strike

2010-10-27 09:51

The SA Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Unions says that more than 27 000 of its members at Pick n Pay will embark on a full-blown strike from Friday.

Popcru backs Saccawu in Dis-Chem fight

2010-06-30 11:41

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union has come out in support of trade union Saccawu in its wage dispute with pharmacy group Dis-Chem.

Gas canister thrown into Dis-Chem

2010-06-23 19:02

A burning gas canister has been thrown into a Dis-Chem store during a strike by some of its employees, causing severe damage.

Compromise, union tells Sun

2010-01-05 22:13

Sun International must be willing to compromise at its next round of meetings to resolve a pay strike, union Saccawu says.

Cosatu threatens Sun City

2009-12-29 11:14

Cosatu branches are threatening to block the N4 leading to Sun City unless an assistant beverage unit manager there is immediately suspended.

Workers to disrupt pageant

2009-12-12 17:48

Sun International workers plan to disrupt the Miss South Africa pageant by holding a picket, the SA Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union says.

 

Cosatu CEC expected to focus on Vavi

2014-04-07 13:36

Cosatu's special central executive committee meeting will go ahead despite Numsa asking the trade union federation to postpone it.

Standard Bank free of R528m fine

2013-12-01 15:02

A legal panel has overturned a R528m fine against Standard Bank, reversing a ruling last year that the bank had dealt improperly with the shares of a union pension fund.

Saccawu members to strike on Monday

2013-04-20 14:38

Saccawu members of the National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry are to embark on a strike for wage increases, say the union.

Standard Bank to appeal R528m fine

2012-12-07 12:40

Standard Bank says it will appeal an arbitration ruling to refund at least R528m worth of shares to a union pension fund.

Saccawu to strike at OK

2012-12-05 16:34

The SA Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers' Union is to embark on a three-day strike against OK Furnishers and House & Home, the union says.

Most Woolworths workers staying

2012-09-06 19:06

Most of the 593 Woolworths employees who were on outdated contracts have opted to stay with the company, says its chief operating officer.

Saccawu queries Walmart's union stance

2011-10-21 13:57

There is concern that Walmart's anti-union philosophy will persist, a lawyer for the SA Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union has told a hearing.

Cosatu guns for Walmart, youth subsidy

2011-06-30 18:10

Trade union federation Cosatu has not let up its opposition to Walmart's acquisition of Massmart and the state's youth wage subsidy.

Union pursues Walmart appeal

2011-06-28 14:46

Despite Walmart completing its 51% takeover of Massmart, the SA Commercial Catering and Allied Workers' Union says it has appealed the deal.

Walmart welcomes tribunal decision

2011-05-31 15:08

Walmart and Massmart say they are pleased their proposals on jobs, a R100m supplier development fund and union recognition have been accepted.

Union mulls Walmart legal action

2011-05-10 17:39

The SA Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union says it will consider legal action if Walmart's acquisition of Massmart is approved without conditions.

Unions back down on Walmart protest

2011-01-17 12:17

Trade unionists say a planned protest against Walmart's bid for Massmart has been called off after they were threated with disciplinary action.

Retail strike threat

2010-11-25 17:45

Trade union Saccawu says more than 80 000 of its members are expected to strike on Friday.

Cosatu call for PnP boycott

2010-10-29 12:06

Trade federation Cosatu says shoppers should stay away from retailer Pick n Pay in solidarity with the strike by Saccawu members.

Shh, not so loud, strikers told

2010-09-15 12:42

Traders and shoppers at a Durban mall could remove their ear muffs after a court ordered that strikers should picket quietly and chant softly.

3 Dis-Chem workers arrested

2010-06-24 19:12

Saccawu says three Dis-Chem workers have been arrested for malicious damage to property as members embarked on a nationwide strike.

Massmart announces job cuts

2010-06-01 17:48

Retail group Massmart has issued letters of retrenchment to 261 workers in its Massdiscounters division, which includes Game and Dion Wired.

Union targets Sun resorts

2009-12-29 19:08

Union Saccawu says it will hold marches and "mass pickets" at Sun International's Sun City and Wild Coast resorts.

Pick n Pay boss blasts racism claims

2009-12-17 09:23

Pick n Pay's chairperson Raymond Ackerman is "outraged" at what he called the "appalling accusation" by Saccawu of racism in the company.

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