ARTICLES RELATING TO STRIKE

Post Office strike going ahead, says union

2016-05-04 11:44

Postal services in South Africa risk being disrupted later this week as a union says nationwide strike action is going ahead.

Lectures suspended indefinitely after yet another blaze at TVET College

2016-03-16 10:31

After a second mysterious fire broke out at one of Msunduzi TVET College’s buildings on Tuesday, lectures were suspended indefinitely.

UKZN protests set to continue this week

2016-02-29 09:48

Protest action at UKZN’s Pietermaritzburg campus is expected to continue this week.

DUT students in Midlands will continue protest — SRC

2016-02-18 12:05

The Durban University of Technology SRC at the Midlands campuses have snubbed the institution’s latest attempts to resolve the ongoing protest action.

Municipal workers march against being exploited

2016-02-16 12:30

The SA Municipal Workers’ Union (Samwu), an affiliate of the ANC, has threatened not to vote if their demands regarding contract workers are not met.

Students end strike

2016-01-28 14:16

The strike at the Umgungundlovu Technical and Vocational Education and Training College is over.

Hospital staff stage picket after notice to vacate on-site residence

2016-01-14 11:56

Medical staff at Northdale Hospital have threatened to bring the facility to a complete shut-down if their demands are not met.

PMB strike intensifies

2015-12-10 11:15

Striking municipal workers ­crippled the city yesterday as some ­essential services came to a halt.

Striking municipal workers block road demanding permanent jobs

2015-12-08 10:36

Temporary workers contracted to the Msunduzi Municipality electricity department burnt tyres and barricaded the Havelock Road offices on Monday, demanding to see the municipal manager.

Community services strikers ‘tired of being overlooked for promotions’

2015-11-17 11:43

More than 100 striking municipal workers danced around a cardboard coffin marked with the name of the manager of the community services department, Boniwe Zulu, on Monday, calling for her to step down.

 

Union threatens nationwide Post Office strike

2016-04-28 13:14

Around 90% of workers at the South African Post Office could go on a two-day strike next week, the Communication Workers Union has warned.

Protesting Msunduzi FET College students injured in clash with cops

2016-03-02 11:29

Eleven Msunduzi FET College students were injured on Tuesday after they clashed with police.

Master’s office staff on strike

2016-02-19 10:30

Staff at the Pietermaritzburg Master’s office downed tools this week to protest the non-payment of overdue performance bonuses and other issues.

Picketing staff snub Grey’s offer

2016-02-17 11:00

Grey's Hospital workers have threatened to intensify their picket if the management does not respond to their demands.

Classes suspended at DUT over protests

2016-02-16 11:14

Barely two weeks into this year’s academic programme, classes were suspended for the second time at the Durban University of Technology on Monday after students at the Midlands campuses protested over issues related to students’ funding.

ANC chaos in Kokstad

2016-01-26 11:32

Emergency services personnel were hastily dispatched to Horseshoe township in Kokstad to rescue ANC members who were injured when the party’s two factions waged war against each other on Sunday evening.

Strikers: Please be patient

2015-12-11 10:15

Striking Msunduzi temporary workers have appealed to Pietermaritzburg residents for their understanding, patience and support as streets are strewn with the rubbish they threw around and many essential services remain shut down.

‘Wild cat’ strike to hit waste collection

2015-12-09 10:32

A “wild cat” strike by municipal workers that started on Monday will affect refuse collection, the Msunduzi Municipality said.

Resort tries to stop strikers

2015-11-27 00:37

The Pietermaritzburg high court has confirmed an interdict to put a stop to violent illegal protests that erupted last month outside the Drakensberg Gardens Golf and Spa Resort.

Parliament on high alert amid claims of ‘criminality’

2015-11-13 12:12

Parliament expressed “serious concern” today about the “threats of force” which were made against its management by striking employees belonging to the National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union.

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