ARTICLES RELATING TO STRIKES

Council strike keeps PE lights on

2015-07-27 15:58

While the rest of South Africa has been hard hit by load shedding, residents of Nelson Mandela Bay have managed to avoid it because the city's electrical staff have downed tools in an unprotected strike.

Post Office soothes salary payment fears

2015-07-24 17:12

The SA Post Office has tried to soothe fears of employees who were not paid that they will not get paid this month.

City of Joburg doesn't care about us - firefighters

2015-07-22 17:13

The City of Johannesburg does not care about its firefighters, a spokesperson for the firefighters has said.

Urgent interdict granted against Joburg firefighters

2015-07-22 12:23

An interim interdict sought by the City of Johannesburg to ensure that firefighters go back to work has been granted in the Labour Court.

Joburg to court to stop firefighters striking

2015-07-21 18:59

The City of Johannesburg is to approach the Labour Court for an urgent interdict to stop firefighters from going on an unprotected strike.

Londoners suffer travel chaos as strike shuts Tube

2015-07-09 19:08

Millions of Londoners have faced misery as they tried to get to work as a strike by staff and drivers brought the capital's underground rail network to a halt.

‘It’s Marikana all over again’: Gunmen open fire on striking drivers

2015-07-07 09:57

An ongoing labour dispute between drivers and a KwaZulu-Natal logistics company has turned nasty, with four drivers being shot in cold blood by unknown gunmen as they slept in their vehicles.

Putco bus shot at during taxi protest

2015-07-03 08:58

A Putco bus has been shot at as violence escalated in Mamelodi, where taxi owners continue to oppose the introduction of the Autopax bus service in the area.

Striking garbage collectors block PE streets

2015-06-17 21:07

Nelson Mandela Bay municipal workers have blocked off sections of the city centre after parking and abandoning several garbage trucks and council vehicles.

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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.

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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SA economy dealt fresh blow by mining job cut

2015-07-24 20:35

There will be mine closures and shaft closures, otherwise companies could go down - especially in SA - because costs have been rising at a more rapid rate.

Farmers block France's second city

2015-07-23 13:18

Hundreds of furious farmers have blocked access roads to France's second city Lyon with their tractors, unimpressed with a €600m government package.

French farmers vow to step up protests

2015-07-22 13:48

French farmers have threatened to step up blockades of cities, roads and tourist sites as the government prepared to unveil emergency aid to help them.

KZN paramedics threaten to down tools

2015-07-22 11:46

The Department of Health has issued a stern warning to Emergency Medical Services staff who have threatened to embark on a wildcat strike.

Striking MTN workers block Joburg road

2015-07-10 18:13

A group of striking MTN workers has blocked 14th Avenue in Fairlands, north of Johannesburg, demanding bigger bonuses and annual salary increases

Strike begins against 24-hour London Underground

2015-07-09 09:38

The first London Underground strike shutdown since 2002 has gotten underway, as drivers protested pay and plans for a new 24-hour service due to start.

Cosatu backs Huguenot Tunnel strike

2015-07-06 22:48

Cosatu in the Western Cape says it is throwing its weight behind the Huguenot Tunnel workers who are currently on strike.

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WATCH: Communication Workers Union members protest outside MTN

Strike action against South Africa’s second-biggest mobile network MTN has not ended yet, as Communication Workers Union members protested outside MTN's Fairland office.

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MTN granted interdict against striking workers

2015-06-13 09:08

MTN has been granted an interdict by the Labour Court restraining striking employees and participants from coming within a 100m radius of the cellphone service provider’s premises for the duration of the strike.

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.

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