NUM signs 2-year wage deal as coal strike ends

2015-10-13 13:14

The National Union of Mineworkers and the Chamber of Mines have signed a two-year wage agreement in the coal sector.

Glencore holding coal wage talks to ransom - NUM

2015-10-09 17:11

The National Union of Mineworkers says its five-day strike in the coal sector would continue, dashing hopes that it was on the verge of ending.

27 arrested as sand mine strike turns nasty

2015-09-25 07:42

Workers at Tormin mine on the west coast are still on strike after a protest two weeks ago in which a police officer and a worker were injured, and 27 people were arrested.

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.


Will new wage offer end coal strike?

2015-10-11 15:06

The strike in the coal sector continued yesterday as daylong talks between the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the Chamber of Mines resulted in a revised offer on Friday evening.

Joburg total blackout will be sabotage - City Power

2015-10-09 10:48

Union Samwu's threat of causing a “total blackout” in the greater Johannesburg area this month would be an act of sabotage, says City Power.

Pilots' union calls for strike at Lufthansa

2015-09-07 17:53

German pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit has called an all-day strike at Lufthansa's long-haul and cargo flights in dispute over pay and retirement benefits.

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.

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