No agreement in US refinery strike talks

2015-02-22 13:08

Lead US oil company negotiator Shell says face-to-face negotiations with the United Steelworkers union failed to yield an agreement to end a 20-day refinery strike.

Violent protests reach all-time high in 2014

2015-02-20 08:17

Both the number of civic protests and the prevalence of violence increased in 2014, with violent protests at a record high, according to a report.

Rea Vaya service suspended

2015-02-16 07:59

The Rea Vaya bus service in Johannesburg has been suspended until the service has enough drivers to operate it, says operating company Piotrans.

Agency hired striking staff to break strike, court hears

2015-02-11 20:43

Striking provincial government nurses have been hired by a personnel agency and supplied to the KwaZulu-Natal health department to keep hospitals operating, the KwaZulu-Natal High Court has heard.

MyCiTi strike still underway in CT

2015-02-09 12:19

A strike by MyCiTi bus drivers has entered its sixth day in Cape Town, although the impact of the strike has been limited so far.

Rea Vaya bus drivers on strike

2015-02-03 09:30

Drivers from Piotrans, operating the Rea Vaya buses around Johannesburg, are on strike for a second day, the company says.

Efforts continue to end Northam strike

2015-01-20 07:31

Union NUM will present its members at Northam Platinum mine in Limpopo with a proposal to end their strike in a 'tedious engagement', says the union.

Platinum strikers have day to return to work

2015-01-15 12:39

Over 40% of 4 600 striking workers at Northam Platinum have returned to work and the remainder face dismissal if they do not end their unprotected strike.

Court grants interdict to end platinum strike

2015-01-15 07:57

The Labour Court has granted an interim interdict to end the unprotected strike at Northam Platinum's Zondereinde mine, says the National Union of Mineworkers.

Northam miners want CEO removed

2015-01-14 14:21

Striking miners at Northam Platinum want the company CEO Paul Dunne removed for what they say are unfair hiring and firing practices.


US union rejects contract offer from oil firms

2015-02-20 11:15

Union negotiators have rejected the latest contract offer from oil companies, saying the largest US refinery strike since 1980 may spread to more plants.

‘Pay us our R400m or pupils won’t get to school’

2015-02-16 16:17

Mpumalanga scholar transport operators are threatening to strike if the government does not pay them the R400m they say they it owes them.

Striking bus drivers dismissed for misconduct

2015-02-16 07:34

Striking Rea Vaya bus drivers have been dismissed following a disciplinary hearing, operating company Piotrans says.

Pilot's union calls 2-day strike at Lufthansa

2015-02-11 16:00

Lufthansa management and German pilots union are showing no signs of agreement over pay and conditions after the union called for a two-day strike.

Cape Town condemns attacks on MyCiTi buses

2015-02-06 12:29

The City of Cape Town has condemned two incidents involving separate attacks on two MyCiTi buses in the city.

German union stages warning strikes

2015-01-29 13:15

Thousands of engineering workers on night shift across Germany have walked out over a wage dispute, says Germany's biggest trade union.

Striking NUM to meet Northam Platinum

2015-01-19 09:34

The National Union of Mineworkers will meet with Northam Platinum in a bid to end a wildcat strike at the company's Zondereinde mine.

NUM to hold mass meeting on Northam strike

2015-01-15 10:17

The National Union of Mineworkers will hold a mass meeting with its members who are on a wildcat strike at Northam Platinum.

Unprotected strike continues at Northam Platinum

2015-01-14 16:39

Northham Platinum workers have complained about management's execution of policy, as the unprotected strike continues at the Zondereinde mine in Limpopo.

Northam Platinum hit by wildcat strike

2015-01-14 11:03

Workers have downed tools in a wildcat strike at a Northam Platinum mine in Limpopo, says the company.

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