ARTICLES RELATING TO STRIKES

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.

National bus strike continues 'indefinitely'

2017-04-12 22:11

The national bus strike is expected to continue after unions and employers were unable to reach an agreement over a pending salary increase.

Parliament worried about bus strike's impact on Easter travel

2017-04-12 13:01

Parliament’s transport committee chairperson Dikeledi Magadzi has expressed concern about the countrywide bus strike.

Numsa vows to intensify RAF strike as talks fail

2017-03-29 13:34

Union Numsa says it will intensify a strike at the Road Accident Fund after talks to resolve an impasse between the two parties failed.

Numsa's RAF claims 'ludicrous', demands 'unreasonable'

2017-03-17 14:52

The Road Accident Fund says union Numsa's claims that is in a "shambles" are "ludicrous", and maintains its reasons for embarking on a strike are unreasonable and without merit.

Kusasalethu sit-in: Fears raised over safety of miners

2017-01-12 19:02

Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa is fearing for the safety of over 1000 mineworkers who have staged an underground sit-in at Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu mine.

Labour relations 2017: Who’ll strike, settle, retrench? Gideon du Plessis looks ahead

2016-12-21 05:31

If South Africa’s political shenanigans in 2016 got your blood pressure soaring, there’s good news for you: 2017 is set to be a little calmer when it comes to labour relations.

Illegal strike costs 200 Mpumalanga municipal workers their jobs

2016-12-05 05:48

The Msukaligwa Local Municipality in Mpumalanga has terminated the contracts of over 200 employees for taking part in an illegal strike.

 

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.

Autopax denies making Numsa an offer

2017-04-12 20:59

Autopax has responded to claims made by Numsa's Norman Malume that the company made an offer to its employees to end the bus strike.

Trains, taxis go extra mile as bus strike leaves commuters stranded

2017-04-12 11:30

Stranded commuters formed queues at taxi ranks and forced their way into already overcrowded trains in Cape Town on day one of a nationwide bus strike.

Patients stranded in Limpopo as workers vow to continue strike

2017-03-24 18:12

The Limpopo department of health says it will be approaching the Labour Court for an order to have its striking officials report for duty.

RAF 'in shambles', say striking Numsa workers

2017-03-16 15:08

Union Numsa says striking Road Accident Fund workers will take to the streets to air their grievances and hand over a memorandum to the Department of Transport in Pretoria.

1 700 workers start strike 2.4km below Harmony mine

2017-01-12 11:11

About 1 700 miners have refused to return to the surface of Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu mine in the West Rand, with the miner saying they have embarked on an illegal sit-in.

Lonmin's licence under threat

2016-12-12 12:30

The government has threatened to remove Lonmin’s mining licence for failing to improve workers' living conditions, four years after the Marikana massacre.

Update on Lufthansa pilot strike

2016-11-23 16:46

More than two thirds of all Lufthansa Group flights are taking place according to a special schedule that has been introduced.

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