220 000 Cosatu members could strike over trains

2015-07-30 11:50

Cosatu has announced it will embark on strike action in August "for the dismal state of the rail services in Cape Town" if stakeholders cannot solve the issues by then.

MTN strike not over yet

2015-06-30 13:54

Strike action against South Africa’s second-biggest mobile network MTN has not ended yet.

War on Uber: 70 cars smashed in France

2015-06-26 10:11

Angry French taxi drivers smashed cars, set tyres ablaze and blocked roads in a nationwide strike against Uber.

Strike impacts on MTN’s phone supplies

2015-06-11 12:58

The mobile network has been turning away customers hoping to buy phones at some of its stores due to supply shortages caused by a labour dispute.


Outrage during MTN strike

2015-05-20 18:34
Outrage during MTN strike

On Wednesday (May 20 2015) MTN employees downed tools outside the company’s offices in Fairlands, Johannesburg. According to the Communications Workers’ Union the workers are demanding 10% salary increases, the conversion of temporary staff to permanent and 16% bonus payments.

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MTN staff strike over bonus pay

2015-03-12 09:56

Customer service consultants at Africa’s biggest mobile network briefly took their grievances about bonus pay to the streets in an 'unprotected strike'.

Strike on the cards for Comair cabin crew

2015-01-26 10:57

A strike certificate has been issued to Solidarity after salary negotiations with Comair broke down, the trade union says.

Air France pilots OK budget airline plans

2014-12-04 09:15

Air France pilots have backed the expansion of the airline's low-cost subsidiary despite staging their longest strike over the development of Transavia.

SA Post Office strike is over - for now

2014-11-25 13:41

The Communication Workers Union has suspended its strike against the SA Post Office, ending a crippling three-month long strike that has affected all South Africans.

German court rejects rail operator's case

2014-11-07 12:55

A German court has dismissed an attempt by rail operator Deutsche Bahn to stop a nationwide strike through an injunction by the GDL train drivers' union.


Union says Amplats developer to fire 165 workers amid strike

2015-07-03 13:22

More than 500 workers at Anglo American Platinum's unit at the Twickenham operation in South Africa have started a strike against plans to cut as many as 165 jobs.

Striking Willowton drivers deny involvement in attacks

2015-06-26 11:38

PROTESTING Willowton Logistics drivers have denied any involvement in the attacks on the company’s trucks and their drivers over the past two weeks.

MTN seeking to end month-long strike

2015-06-22 14:52

South Africa’s second biggest mobile network MTN says the Communication Workers Union (CWU) has “painted itself in a corner” regarding a protracted strike.

Union threatens to intensify MTN strike

2015-06-05 18:15

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) is threatening to step up strike action against mobile network MTN.

Striking employees threaten to cripple MTN if their demands are ignored

2015-05-20 17:03

MTN workers have issued their bosses with a stern warning: meet their demands or experience a strike similar to the one that crippled the South African Post Office last year.

Sibanye Beatrix mine reopens after union clash

2015-02-10 12:00

Operations at Sibanye Gold's Beatrix mine have resumed a night after a turf war between opposing unions forced the mine to close for two days.

Metal sector strike cost SA growth - Sarb

2014-12-08 20:36

The month-long strike in the metal sector has knocked back the third-quarter growth rate of the economy, says the South African Reserve Bank.

Lufthansa braces for next strike

2014-12-03 14:52

Lufthansa's board meets to approve expansion of its budget flights against the backdrop of deteriorating relations with pilots.

SA Post Office finding its feet

2014-11-21 07:45

There may be good news for consumers suffering from the post office strike, with the SA Post Office sending signs that the bad times are coming to an end.

Germany gears up for strike chaos

2014-11-04 18:50

German train drivers are set to mount a four-day strike, setting the stage for rail chaos across Europe's biggest economy.

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