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Mango pilot: Pay strike was our absolute last resort

2017-10-17 20:24

A Mango pilot has spoken to Fin24 about why pilots at the low-cost airline saw no other option than to go on strike - the first time they have taken this step.

SAA receives notice of possible strike action

2017-10-03 16:34

South African Airways has been served with a notice of intention to start industrial action by a labour union.

Cosatu strike: A noble cause uniting SA - economist

2017-09-27 13:32

Two experts look at the economic impact the strike could have and weigh it up against the reason the strike has been called for in the first place.

Zuma continues to be a liability for the revolution - Cosatu

2017-09-22 13:46

Trade union federation Cosatu has once again called on the ANC to recall President Jacob Zuma to save the country from "embarrassment".

Don't test us, police warn as 10111 strike resumes

2017-08-04 11:02

National police have warned the public not to "test" the 10111 call centre, as operators started striking again.

Numsa blames ANC's minimum wage policy for 'chaos', strike plans

2017-07-07 18:48

The ANC's national minimum wage policy is causing chaos in the engineering sector, claims the National Union of Metalworkers of SA as it prepares to strike.

Taxi drivers block Durban roads

2017-05-31 07:19

Minibus taxi operators in Durban and surrounding areas have started blocking busy Durban roads ahead of their protest to Toyota.

Bus strike called off, but Numsa vows to continue

2017-04-14 11:46

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant announces that the bus strike is now over as the majority of unions reached an agreement.

Striking bus driver explains exhausting shift system

2017-04-14 08:33

Golden Arrow bus driver Zweli Mugengo says the most important issues he wants the current bus strike to resolve are his wage and the length of breaks during shifts for drivers.

ANC calls for end to bus strike

2017-04-13 13:17

The ANC has expressed concern about this week's nationwide bus strike.

 

SAA averts strike

2017-10-06 15:33

The SA Transport and Allied Workers Union has formally withdrawn a notice of strike served on SAA's maintenance subsidiary, SAA Technical.

Only effective anti-corruption protest will be 2019 election - expert

2017-09-28 12:45

Any real protest against corruption can only be made at the national election in 2019, Sable International director Andrew Rissik said on Thursday.

Strike season falters as labour force faces harsh economy

2017-09-23 13:00

The tough economic climate in SA seems to have made the labour force more realistic in its demands and speeded up its willingness to settle, says a labour expert.

Numsa threatens to strike at SAA Technical

2017-08-17 16:01

The National Union of Metalworkers condemns what it calls attempts by SAA Technical to intimidate and frustrate the union.

Police union vows to intensify 10111 call centre strike

2017-07-28 13:18

Police union SAPU’s members have vowed to go on an intensified strike should negotiations over pay for their emergency call centre members prove fruitless.

Sugar workers could down tools

2017-06-25 12:25

Discussions regarding strike action by around 1 000 Illovo employees in KwaZulu Natal will begin on Monday after wage negotiations resulted in a deadlock.

Telkom subsidiary CEB 'dividing strikers along union lines'

2017-05-22 13:59

A bitter intra-class battle is brewing among the ranks of striking workers and their unions, allegedly fuelled by Telkom subsidiary CEB Maintenance Africa.

Translux, City to City buses back on the road after wage agreement

2017-04-14 11:01

Autopax, the operator of Translux and City to City, has confirmed it has signed a wage agreement which will effectively see its services resume operations.

Cape Town taxi rank swamped due to bus strike

2017-04-13 14:37

Commuters queue for hours at Cape Town’s taxi rank due to the nationwide bus drivers’ strike.

Commuters frustrated as national bus strike remains unresolved

2017-04-13 08:40

The nationwide bus strike continues with no clear resolution in sight, leaving thousands of commuters stranded and causing a spike in traffic congestion as more cars hit the streets.

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