Cosatu wants minimum wage set at R4 500

2016-10-07 20:27

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Lechesa Tsenoli has assured Cosatu that their memorandum would be taken seriously and circulated at Parliament.

Hundreds march for Cosatu in Cape Town

2016-10-07 13:09

Hundreds of Cosatu members have sung and danced to struggle songs belting out of a minivan for the Cape Town leg of the "decent work" march to Parliament.

Sibanye shares drop after union attack stops operations

2016-10-04 11:55

Work at Sibanye Gold's Cooke mine has been suspended after two NUM members were left in a critical condition after being attacked.

Labour disputes delay construction of R164m Sarah Baartman Centre

2016-08-28 14:16

Construction of the R164m Sarah Baartman Remembrance Centre in Hankey, Eastern Cape has been delayed by labour disputes and is several months behind schedule.

Eskom obtains court interdict against striking workers

2016-08-10 09:31

Eskom says the court interdict will enable the power utility to take disciplinary action against employees who are not at work because of the strike.

Zim army chief threatens anti-Mugabe protesters

2016-08-05 17:26

Zimbabwe's army commander says social media activism is cyber warfare, adding that the army will deal with activists using the platform to mobilise anti-government protests.

Labour: Striking a deal with minimum fallout

2016-07-07 08:00

If government wants to see the economy prosper, it needs to get its house in order on two crucial issues: minimum wages and improving labour market stability.

Don’t rush to petrol stations, there’s no petrol strike - Sapra

2016-06-29 19:05

There is no need for motorists to rush to fill their vehicles' tanks up with petrol, says the SA Petroleum Retailers.

UFS workers demand 7% increase, end to outsourcing

2016-06-01 14:20

University of the Free State workers have protested on campus to demand a 7% wage increase and an end to outsourcing.

Calls for intervention on possible taxi strike in Gauteng

2016-05-29 09:14

The SA National Civic Organisation has called for an urgent intervention on a possible minibus taxi strike in Gauteng which might leave commuters stranded.


Plea for Basson to share his R100m pay bonanza

2016-10-07 16:58

Cosatu has denounced Shoprite CEO Whitey Basson's hefty pay package, charging that he is being rewarded for exploiting workers on behalf of shareholders.

Cosatu hits out at Pityana, Basson and e-tolls in peaceful protests

2016-10-07 07:30

Cosatu has lashed out at business leaders Sipho Pityana and Whitey Basson and called for the immediate scrapping of e-tolls.

Amcu, platinum mines fail to reach wage deal

2016-09-06 15:25

The Association of Mine Workers and Construction Union and the industry have failed to reach a deal on workers' pay, the union says.

Lufthansa cabin crews back, ending strike

2016-08-25 11:02

Deutsche Lufthansa flight attendants have approved a three-year contract to end one of the airline’s long-running disputes over pay and pensions that have led to strikes.

Fuel strike: 'Be strong,' Numsa urges workers

2016-08-09 21:47

Numsa has called on workers taking part in the current strike in the petroleum industry to remain strong and resolute in their demands.

SA strike could hit oil refineries, says union

2016-07-27 10:40

More than 15 000 employees in the petroleum sector are expected to go on strike this week after wage talks with employers failed, Talk Radio 702 has reported.

Zim deploys police amid economic shutdown

2016-07-06 10:41

Zimbabwe has deployed police in townships around Harare amid calls for a strike by state workers over an economic collapse that has led to a shortage of cash.

Nehawu Parliament workers down tools

2016-06-29 13:10

Nehawu members working at Parliament have downed tools over the suspension of the union's branch chairperson.

Amcu vows to continue illegal strike at Sibanye

2016-05-30 10:40

Trade union Amcu says it will continue its illegal strike at Sibanye’s Kroondal mine over a lack of transport.

MyCiTi delays continue due to strike

2016-05-26 18:39

Ongoing strike action has resulted in further delays in Cape Town's MyCiTi bus service.

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