Satawu declares pay strike with Freshmark

2014-11-11 20:15

Satawu has declared an indefinite strike against the Shoprite-Checkers-owned trucking company Freshmark, the union says.

Inside Numsa’s expansion plan

2013-12-08 12:00

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA says Cosatu’s founding principle of ‘one sector, one union’ is failing workers and is outdated.

Yet another strike hits transport industry

2013-11-14 12:56

The SA Transport and Allied Workers Union has gone on strike in demand of higher wages, the union says.

Strikers arrested on SAA property

2013-09-05 07:45

Two suspected Satawu strikers have been arrested on SA Airways premises while they were trying to set tyres alight to block entrances, the airline say.

SAA strike continues

2013-09-03 20:07

A Satawu spokesperson says the strike by SA Airways technical staff affiliated to the SA Transport and Allied Workers' Union will continue.

Solidarity fears for members' safety

2013-08-30 16:01

Trade union Solidarity fears for the safety of its members working at SAA Technical, says spokesperson Marius Croukamp.

SAA: 1 in 31 flights delayed due to strike

2013-08-28 07:50

South African Airways says there have been minimal disruptions by the labour union SATAWU's strike, refuting claims that the airline has been paralysed.

Satawu, SAA talks to continue

2013-08-27 11:29

Wage negotiations between striking SA Airways technical staff and the SA Transport and Allied Workers' Union are likely to continue today, the union says.

SAA technical staff on strike

2013-08-26 08:39

South African Airways technical staffers affiliated to union Satawu have downed tools to demand a 12% wage increase, the union said.

Bus and air strikes loom

2013-07-07 22:30

Bus commuters and air travellers could face severe disruptions in the coming days if their unions decide to ask members to go on strike.

Union apologises for bus strike

2013-05-13 19:37

The Transport and Omnibus Workers' Union says Golden Arrow buses will be back in operation and says it is sorry over the inconvenience caused by the strike.

Bus drivers march in Joburg

2013-05-10 11:28

Bus drivers have gathered in Johannesburg CBD to march for higher wages, the SA Transport and Allied Workers' Union says.

Satawu members gather to march

2013-05-07 11:56

Satawu members have begun moving into the Peter Roos Park, in Johannesburg for a march in demand of higher wages for bus drivers.

Striking bus workers to march in Joburg

2013-05-07 09:01

Thousands of striking bus drivers are expected to march through the streets of Johannesburg to demand a wage increase.

Bus drivers stick to double-digit demand

2013-05-06 12:44

The SA Transport and Allied Workers' Union says it won't budge from its demand for a double-digit wage hike.

Bus strike to intensify as talks deadlock

2013-05-02 11:39

Union Satawu has vowed to "intensify efforts" after rejecting a bargaining council proposal to end a nationwide bus strike.

Golden Arrow sorry over bus strike

2013-04-29 14:40

The Golden Arrow Bus Service has apologised to commuters for disruptions during the nationwide bus drivers' strike, saying there are no winners in the situation.

Strike: MyCiTi bus services suspended

2013-04-26 10:16

The City of Cape Town says it has suspended all MyCiTi bus services because of ongoing strike action and threats of possible violence.

Cape Town bus drivers renew protests

2013-04-25 14:34

Striking bus drivers have renewed their protests in Cape Town, insisting their demands be met.

IFP urges bus strike resolution

2013-04-23 14:33

Employers and labour need to work together to resolve the nationwide bus strike that has affected thousands of commuters, the IFP says.

Commuters 'angry and upset' by bus strike

2013-04-19 13:00

Thousands of Mpumalanga commuters have been left stranded because of a strike by bus drivers, with one domestic worker complaining she couldn't get to work to earn money to feed her children.

Satawu: Govt must subsidise taxi industry

2013-03-18 17:42

The taxi industry should be subsidised by the government in the same way as the bus sector, the SA Transport and Allied Workers' Union says.

Theft charges misguided - Satawu

2013-02-28 11:37

Criminal charges against several former Satawu office bearers for allegedly stealing funds are misguided and politically motivated, the union says.

Cosatu to discuss ANC nominations

2012-10-15 13:03

Cosatu is expected to discuss its nominations for the ANC leadership during a central executive committee meeting, despite heated debates over where the discussions should take place.


Numsa, Satawu at each other's throats

2014-06-20 17:11

Unions Numsa and Satawu have been at each other's throats, as each blamed the other for the violence in the transport sector strike outside Port Elizabeth.

Ramaphosa has rescue plan for Cosatu

2013-12-01 11:45

ANC leaders are appealing to Cosatu to soften its “punitive” stance towards its general secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi, to stave off a split in the labour federation and the tripartite alliance.

Police: Driver didn't dodge Moloto crash

2013-11-13 13:55

The driver of a tipper truck alleged to have caused the bus accident on the Moloto road did not run away, Mpumalanga police say.

SAA strike not over yet

2013-09-04 19:22

A strike by SA Airways technical staff affiliated to the SA Transport and Allied Workers' Union is continuing, Satawu says.

SAA tech strike continues

2013-09-02 10:09

The strike by SA Airways Technical staff members affiliated to the SA Transport and Allied Workers' Union will continue, says Satawu.

SAA back in talks with Satawu

2013-08-28 12:38

Wage negotiations have resumed between South African Airways and the SA Transport and Allied Workers' Union.

Strike not disrupting operations, says SAA

2013-08-28 07:39

The SA Transport and Allied Workers' Union claims that its ongoing strike has disrupted SA Airways' operations are untrue, the airline says.

No end in sight for barrage of strikes

2013-08-26 23:25

Countrywide strikes in vital sectors of the economy looks set to continue into the week, raising concerns that it could paralyse the economy.

Union warns SA airports could grind to a halt

2013-08-25 16:02

Airlines and the Airports Company of South Africa are adamant that sufficient back-up plans are in place to cope with the strike scheduled to start tomorrow.

Strike talks are premature - SAA

2013-06-24 19:30

South African Airways says pay negotiations are still on track, while rejecting claims that it is offering workers a 3% pay hike.

Back to work for bus drivers

2013-05-13 21:54

It is back to work for thousands of bus drivers who have held out for almost a month to ultimately accept a salary increase of 9.5%.

End of bus strike in sight

2013-05-13 12:46

A pay deal is on the horizon to end a nationwide strike by bus drivers, the SA Transport and Allied Workers' Union says.

Cosatu: Employers are drunk with profits

2013-05-07 13:47

The Congress of SA Trade Unions says it is fully behind bus drivers' demands, who are striking for a double-digit pay increase and work improvements.


Joburg bus drivers strike

2013-05-07 11:35

Striking bus drivers gathered to march through the streets of Joburg, demanding a wage increase. See all the pictures.

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Bus strike set to bring Joburg to a halt

2013-05-06 20:08

Metro police have warned that Johannesburg traffic will be interrupted when striking Satawu members take to the streets to march for a double-digit pay hike.

Strike forcing commuters to loan sharks

2013-05-02 22:16

Commuters affected by the national bus strike are resorting to using loan sharks to pay for their transport, the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry says.

Satawu not budging on new bus offer

2013-04-30 09:35

A bargaining council proposal to end a nationwide bus strike will not be discussed by workers, says transport workers' union Satawu.

Union mulls offer to end bus strike

2013-04-29 11:13

Trade union Satawu says it is considering a bargaining council proposal to end a nationwide bus strike.

Gautrain bus drivers push for deal

2013-04-25 18:32

Gautrain bus drivers say they will return to work for a 9% pay raise, but they are rejecting the current transport allowance, says trade union Utatu.

Intercape not affected by bus strike

2013-04-24 08:42

Intercape says the nationwide bus industry strike has not affected its operations, and there have been no disruptions to its scheduled departures.

Taxis busier as bus strike continues

2013-04-22 10:38

There is a lot more activity than usual at the country's minibus taxi ranks as commuters left stranded by an ongoing nationwide bus strike take taxis instead, Santaco says.

Commuters left stranded by bus strike

2013-04-19 08:40

Bus drivers have embarked on a national wage strike as a result of a deadlock in wage negotiations, leaving many commuters stranded.

Satawu leaders under attack

2013-03-14 21:32

The lives of the SA Transport Workers Union leaders were under threat, the union says.

Union urges SAA to appoint new CEO

2013-02-12 17:39

The SA Transport and Allied Workers' Union is calling for the appointment of a new SAA boss with sound skills to lead a turn-around strategy at the airline.

Truck drivers' union set to sign deal

2012-10-12 07:24

The Road Freight Employers Association says a three-year wage deal to end the countrywide truck driver strike is about to be signed.

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