Coal, gold sector braces for wage demands

2015-03-10 10:00

The National Union of Mineworkers will submit its wage demands for the coal and gold sector by the end of March, says the general secretary of the majority union.

Minimum wage will result in growth - Vavi

2014-12-04 18:28

Cosatu secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi says a national minimum wage will result in economic growth and will increase demand for goods.

Metals wage deal hinges on two conditions

2014-07-14 06:15

Metals union Numsa is wary of being tied into the 3-year wage deal that employer body Seifsa is demanding, but the union is prepared to concede on two conditions.

Auto sector nears halt as strike hits

2013-08-19 13:00

The South African auto manufacturing industry has nearly reached a standstill, as about 30 000 workers embarked on a nationwide strike over wages.

NUM sticks to Eskom demands

2013-07-31 17:19

The National Union of Mineworkers will stick to its pay demands when meeting Eskom at the CCMA, the union says.

High Court action possible over tolls

2013-05-24 14:57

Cosatu is considering approaching the High Court after a lower court halted its e-toll protest, saying the decision was unconstitutional.

Solidarity only wants 10% hike from mines

2013-05-20 13:48

Trade union Solidarity, which represents mostly skilled workers, says it wants 10% pay increases for its members from gold and coal producers ahead of wage talks.

Cape Town bus driver strike not over yet

2013-04-25 14:16

Striking bus drivers renewed their protests in Cape Town, insisting their demands be met.

Bidvest frets over wage demands

2013-03-04 16:05

Unrealistic wage demands from its South African employees could result in strike action, says diversified industrial group Bidvest.

Mozambique doctors to strike over pay

2013-01-07 08:04

Mozambican doctors have announced they will go on a five day strike over pay and working conditions demands that had not been met by the government.


Minimum wage not solution - Agri SA

2014-12-10 06:47

A national minimum wage will lead to job losses and it will be short-sighted not to acknowledge the desperate situation of many South Africans, says Agri SA.

How apt is centralised bargaining?

2014-07-15 15:14

Is centralised bargaining still appropriate or is it a relic of apartheid? Follow this lively debate.

Seifsa disappointed by wage offer snub

2014-07-14 05:00

Employer body Seifsa says it is deeply disappointed by Numsa's rejection of its good final offer.

'End vicious cycle of union demands'

2013-08-14 09:16

Sibanye Gold is adamant that it will not be coerced into unsustainable outcomes and says it refuses raise wages above the inflation rate, according to a report.

NUM seeks up to 60% Implats pay hike

2013-06-26 12:13

The National Union of Mineworkers has made wage demands to Impala Platinum in line with the hikes it is seeking from gold producers, a source says.

Vavi: Wage demands justified

2013-05-24 10:23

The wage demands submitted to the Chamber of Mines are justified and reasonable, Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says.

'Double-digit' demand blocks bus deal

2013-04-26 15:28

Unions representing striking bus workers have persisted in their demand for a double-digit wage hike, holding up negotiations, an employers' association says.

Numsa seeks steep pay hike

2013-04-23 14:02

Numsa is demanding a 20% across-the-board pay rise in the auto assembly, tyre manufacturing, iron, steel, and base metals manufacturing sectors.

Average SA worker supports 3 others

2013-01-14 12:13

Blacks on average support more non-working dependents than whites, so it is not surprising that SA is reeling from wage strikes, says the SAIRR.

Farmworkers' strike set to continue

2012-11-29 11:02

Western Cape farmworkers are set to resume their strike over wages and living conditions next week, their coalition says.

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