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.

Zuma drops court bid as protests escalate

2016-11-02 11:58

President Jacob Zuma has abandoned a High Court bid to halt the release of a graft ombudsman’s report into the Gupta family’s influence on his government.

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.


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.

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.

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