ARTICLES RELATING TO STRIKES

Sort out the strike at TUT

2014-09-17 06:55

When the negotiations between the TUT management and the SRC commences, who will the students listen to? asks Mandla Mbekwa.

Platinum strike still affects economy - Sarb

2014-09-09 13:09

The repercussions of the five-month-long platinum strike are still affecting the country's economy, says the SA Reserve Bank.

Neasa lock-out is legal – court

2014-09-08 14:05

The National Employers' Association of SA will continue with its lock-out after an application by Numsa seeking to declare it illegal has been rejected.

Medunsa students back in class

2014-09-03 16:47

Students at the Medical University of SA (Medunsa) in Ga-Rankuwa are back in class following weeks of striking, the university says.

Germanwings pilots strike

2014-08-29 17:00

Pilots at Lufthansa's budget carrier Germanwings have staged a six-hour strike disrupting travel plans of thousands of people returning from summer holidays.

SANDF acted unfairly - SCA

2014-08-28 17:25

The SANDF did not act fairly in taking disciplinary action against soldiers who took part in an illegal march, the Supreme Court of Appeal has held.

Implats reviewing options to restore profits

2014-08-28 09:54

Impala Platinum has posted a drop in earnings after most of its SA operations had been hit by a wage strike and it is reviewing options to restore profits.

No strike is illegal statement challenged

2014-08-22 18:22

A Fin24 user challenges Terry Bell on his statement: "There is nothing like an illegal strike".

Neasa continues lock-out

2014-08-20 16:58

Some of the National Employers' Association of SA's members are continuing their lock-out of workers who participated in the metal industry strike.

Gautrain strike called off

2014-08-17 14:35

The Bombela Operating Company says agreement has been reached with Utata and a strike has been called off.

Hope for end to clothing wage dispute

2014-08-15 17:28

The wage dispute in the clothing and textile sector could soon be settled, a major step in avoiding a strike by 80 000 workers, says Sactwu.

Strikes cost SA 13 million workdays this year

2014-08-14 12:15

SA has lost over 13 million workdays this year due to industrial action, causing economic role players to be cautious in decision making, warns an economist.

No pay, but told to stay at home

2014-08-14 02:24

A Fin24 user who had no intention of striking wants to know if the no work, no pay rule applies to him if he was told to stay home during the strike.

Is strike action a mandate to extort?

2014-08-08 22:51

A Fin24 user believes that the entrenchment of the rights for workers is a form of monopoly.

Numsa must deal with its impotence - Neasa

2014-08-08 11:14

Numsa is resorting to desperate measures and misinformation to hide its impotence to deal with the lock-out, says Neasa.

Bangladesh police end garment strike

2014-08-07 12:56

Bangladesh police have used water cannons and teargas to disperse hundreds of garment workers staging a hunger-strike.

Union gives clothing employers an ultimatum

2014-08-06 12:46

Clothing and textile union Sactwu has given employers seven days to decide on a wage settlement agreement.

Numsa withdraws application against Neasa

2014-08-05 15:24

Union Numsa has withdrawn its urgent application against employer body Neasa relating to its lock-out in the metal industry.

Vavi: Metal bosses greedy

2014-08-03 09:58
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Employers in the engineering and metals sector who refuse to sign a wage deal are greedy, says Congress of SA Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Operations stable at Sentech

2014-07-31 11:34

Operations have been stable at Sentech following strike action by members of the Communication Workers Union.

Rational thinking

2014-07-31 10:17

All players should first consider the net result of their actions, says Leopold Scholtz.

DA calls for change to strike law

2014-07-30 21:43

The DA says small and medium businesses should be excluded from collective bargaining agreements to which they are not signatories.

Oliphant pleased with metal strike resolution

2014-07-30 09:23

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has congratulated parties in the metals sector for reaching an agreement which ended the four-week strike.

Strikes death penalty for workers: Mantashe

2014-07-29 16:43

Strikes are death penalties for workers, says ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe, adding that a solution about lengthy strikes must be found.

Numsa, Solidarity accept wage offer

2014-07-28 19:06

Both the National Union of Metalworkers of SA and Solidarity have accepted a wage offer in the metals and engineering sector.

 

Lufthansa pilots to strike again

2014-09-15 18:25

Pilots at Germany's biggest airline Lufthansa are set to go on strike for the fourth time in three weeks over changes to early retirement rules, a union says.

Rand slumps on widening current account gap

2014-09-09 12:12

The rand has fallen to a six-month low of R10.89/$ on the news that the current account widened more than expected as strikes hit exports.

German rail union calls nationwide strike

2014-09-05 18:45

The German rail workers' union GDL says train drivers would hold another token strike nationwide to back their demands for higher wages and a shorter work week.

PMI up, shows post-strike recovery

2014-09-03 10:20

The HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index has risen to 51.1 in August from 46.4 in July, snapping a four-month contraction after the resolution of a protracted strike.

Lufthansa pilots embark on strike

2014-08-29 11:00

Pilots at Lufthansa's Germanwings have started a six-hour strike, disrupting the travel plans of thousands of people returning from summer holidays.

Lufthansa pilots to strike again

2014-08-28 16:45

Lufthansa says talks with pilots over an early retirement scheme have ended without an agreement, leading to a strike that will affect thousands of travellers.

Medunsa students in court following strike

2014-08-25 15:22

Five Medunsa students have appeared in the Pretoria North Magistrate's Court, following a strike at the university.

Labour Wrap: No strike is illegal

2014-08-21 07:37

It has taken a group of soapie actors to highlight the plight of casual and contract workers, says Terry Bell in his latest Labour Wrap.

No Gautrain bus services over strike

2014-08-20 16:42

Gautrain bus drivers have embarked on a wildcat strike, forcing certain bus services to be suspended, but train services are unaffected.

Gautrain staff set to strike

2014-08-15 19:26

Gautrain train drivers and some station staff belonging to the United Transport and Allied Trade Union will go on strike, says Bombela Concession Company.

Oliphant: No quick fix to strike action

2014-08-14 14:36

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says the adversarial nature of SA's industrial relations environment is historic and emotional solutions will not be sustainable.

Northam Platinum swings to loss after strike

2014-08-14 11:28

Northam Platinum has fallen into a loss because of a protracted strike at its key operations.

Mining must benefit majority: Ramatlhodi

2014-08-13 11:30

"We have a unique opportunity to change this industry for the better, to ensure that it represents our ideals," Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi says.

Unions sign wage deals with Eskom

2014-08-08 17:46

Solidarity and the National Union of Mineworkers have signed two-year wage agreement with Eskom that will see pay rises of 8.5% over the next two years.

Neasa move means lock-out goes on

2014-08-07 13:30

Lock-out continues as the National Employers' Association brings an urgent application against the Metal Industry Bargaining Council in the Labour Court.

Parties to mull Neasa lock-out

2014-08-06 15:55

A meeting to resolve the lock-out by some employers in the metal sector is scheduled for this week, the National Employers' Association of SA says.

Neasa lock-out continues

2014-08-05 18:17

The National Employers Association of SA says it will continue to lock-out workers who participated in the metal industry strike until its demands are dealt with.

NUM seeks double-digit Eskom wage hike

2014-08-04 19:21

The National Union of Mineworkers has handed over a memorandum to Eskom, demanding a 12% across-the-board salary increase.

Why the schoolkids protested

2014-07-31 15:48

Young black people know that to be economically competitive and to break the cycle of poverty, they need quality education, says Rethabile Mashale.

Neasa not fazed by Numsa, Cosatu threats

2014-07-31 10:52

The National Employers' Association of South Africa says it is not fazed or intimidated by Numsa and Cosatu's threats against its members.

Where's the rational thought?

2014-07-31 07:30

All players should first consider the net result of their actions, says Leopold Scholtz.

Cosatu threatens metal firms in W Cape

2014-07-30 19:01

Companies continuing to lock out workers in the metal industry in the Western Cape will see their companies closed down by Cosatu, says the union.

Unions sign wage deal

2014-07-29 17:14

Unions in the metal and engineering sector, including Numsa and Solidarity, have signed a wage agreement with an employer body.

Jim: Wage offer a victory

2014-07-29 05:00

Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim says the settlement accepted by its nearly 200 000 members is a huge victory given the pittance offered at point of deadlock.

Rand firms after end to metals strike

2014-07-28 18:02

The rand has firmed against the dollar after Numsa said its striking members had accepted a wage offer to end a four-week stoppage in the metals sector.

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