Outrage during MTN strike

2015-05-20 18:34

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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Strike on the cards for Comair cabin crew

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Marikana strike haunts SA economy

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Minister wants end to SA post office strike

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Sibanye Beatrix mine reopens after union clash

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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

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Lufthansa braces for next strike

2014-12-03 14:52

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SA Post Office finding its feet

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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.

Lufthansa cancels thousands of flights

2014-10-21 11:38

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2014-10-15 18:30

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2014-10-13 10:27

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Union calls off London Underground strike

2014-10-09 15:30

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