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Numsa threatens to strike at SAA Technical

2017-08-17 16:01

The National Union of Metalworkers condemns what it calls attempts by SAA Technical to intimidate and frustrate the union.

Police union vows to intensify 10111 call centre strike

2017-07-28 13:18

Police union SAPU’s members have vowed to go on an intensified strike should negotiations over pay for their emergency call centre members prove fruitless.

Sugar workers could down tools

2017-06-25 12:25

Discussions regarding strike action by around 1 000 Illovo employees in KwaZulu Natal will begin on Monday after wage negotiations resulted in a deadlock.

Telkom subsidiary CEB 'dividing strikers along union lines'

2017-05-22 13:59

A bitter intra-class battle is brewing among the ranks of striking workers and their unions, allegedly fuelled by Telkom subsidiary CEB Maintenance Africa.

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.

 

Don't test us, police warn as 10111 strike resumes

2017-08-04 11:02

National police have warned the public not to "test" the 10111 call centre, as operators started striking again.

Numsa blames ANC's minimum wage policy for 'chaos', strike plans

2017-07-07 18:48

The ANC's national minimum wage policy is causing chaos in the engineering sector, claims the National Union of Metalworkers of SA as it prepares to strike.

Taxi drivers block Durban roads

2017-05-31 07:19

Minibus taxi operators in Durban and surrounding areas have started blocking busy Durban roads ahead of their protest to Toyota.

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.

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