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Taxi drivers in Durban slaughtered goats and burnt tyres on a road as part of a strike thought to be in response to recent route permit enforcement by metro police. View pics from the strike here.

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KZN medic strike leader in custody after appearing in court

2015-05-25 13:05

The alleged “saboteur” in a KwaZulu-Natal medic go-slow has been remanded in custody after appearing in the Durban Magistrates Court.

German rail passengers face more chaos

2015-05-20 18:12

German rail travel was paralysed by an open-ended strike, as the government prepares a law to stop unions from bringing entire sectors to a standstill.

Eskom: Most Medupi strikers resume work

2015-05-18 11:40

More than half of the 8 000 workers who embarked on a wildcat strike seven weeks ago at Eskom's Medupi plant are back at work, according to the power utility.

100s of Samwu workers march in Cape Town CBD

2015-05-06 11:55

Hundreds of workers affiliated to the South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) have gathered in the Cape Town CBD in a legal protest on the third day of strike action.

Medupi lock-out a declaration of war – Numsa

2015-04-08 12:36

Union Numsa says it will soon decide whether to strike at Medupi power station, with a warning that Eskom’s lock-out of workers is a declaration of war.

Transport strike brings Argentina to a standstill

2015-04-01 09:15

A transport strike to demand an increase in the income tax floor has brought major portions of Argentina to a standstill.

German public sector ups pressure with strikes

2015-03-26 14:30

German public sector workers have increased pressure on the government ahead of pay negotiations at the weekend by staging another round of strikes.

Northam workers picket at Zondereinde mine

2015-03-23 08:47

Northam Platinum says a group of mineworkers are protesting outside its flagship Zondereinde mine but denies media reports that it has shut operations there.

German unions call for public sector strikes

2015-03-18 20:30

German union leaders have called on state workers in schools, hospitals and fire stations to stage more short warning strikes next week after wage talks failed.

 

Police fire teargas and rubber bullets at taxi drivers

2015-05-26 12:42

Police have fired rubber bullets and teargas at marching minibus taxi drivers and owners protesting over their vehicles being impounded by eThekwini municipality.

Paramedic strike cripples KZN health sector

2015-05-22 14:54

Thousands of patients are being affected as hundreds of KwaZulu-Natal paramedics stay away from work as part of an ongoing dispute with the health department over back-pay.

Worker killed as NUM strike enters fifth week

2015-05-19 19:24

About 174 construction workers involved in building schools in the Western Cape have been on an unprotected strike for nearly five weeks.

Vendors lose out as Samwu protesters take to CT streets

2015-05-06 13:04

Traders in the Cape Town CBD have had to hastily pack up their goods as Samwu protesters allegedly threatened to steal their wares.

Construction halted as Medupi workers strike

2015-04-09 13:01

Construction has been halted again at Eskom’s Medupi power station as remaining construction workers joined the dismissed group belonging to Numsa.

Thatcher's secret weapon in miners' strike shuts

2015-04-01 15:00

Littlebrook power station, which towers grimly over the lower Thames near Dartford in Kent, ceases operations today after almost 35 years.

Crucial round of German pay talks under way

2015-03-30 10:15

A fourth and concluding round of German public-sector pay negotiations have gotten under way in the town of near Berlin, with both sides willing to compromise.

Numsa: Workers locked out of Medupi site

2015-03-26 09:27

Workers at Eskom's Medupi power plant have been locked out of the construction site after a one-day strike, says a Numsa official.

Lufthansa cancels flights as strike continues

2015-03-19 20:30

Lufthansa pilots this week have announced a third consecutive day of strikes, forcing hundreds of flight cancellations and ramping up pressure on management.

Lufthansa halts 750 flights as pilots strike

2015-03-18 17:52

Lufthansa has cancelled 750 flights due to a strike by pilots affecting thousands of passengers in a long-running dispute over early retirement benefits.

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