ARTICLES RELATING TO WAGE DISPUTE

Amcu: Platinum firms to meet mediators

2014-02-10 05:30

Top platinum producers will meet with independent mediators to discuss a two-week wage strike, according to Amcu, whose 80 000 workers have downed tools.

Farmers wage hearings conclude

2012-12-14 16:16

Public hearings to review farmworker minimum wages were concluded in Gauteng and Eastern Cape, the labour department says.

Coalition: Strike not over

2012-12-06 16:25

The Western Cape farmworker strike about labour conditions is far from over, a coalition claiming to represent farmworkers says.

Saccawu to strike at OK

2012-12-05 16:34

The SA Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers' Union is to embark on a three-day strike against OK Furnishers and House & Home, the union says.

Farmworker negotiations resume

2012-11-29 12:19

Negotiations over farmworker wages and working conditions will resume ahead of a planned protest next week, Agri-SA says.

Cape farm workers disperse

2012-11-05 20:12

A crowd of up to 800 protesting farm workers dispersed following a protest on the N1 highway at De Doorns, Western Cape police say.

Num to strike at ARM/Anglo mine

2012-03-14 14:52

The National Union of Mineworkers says it has served a strike notice to Modikwa Platinum, a joint venture between African Rainbow Minerals and Anglo Platinum.

Strike looms at Mango over wage dispute

2011-12-06 17:21

Trade union Solidarity says its members at airline Mango will go on strike if a drawn-out wage dispute is not resolved this week.

Num: Pay workers more with Eskom profit

2011-11-24 11:19

The National Union of Mineworkers says Eskom's profits should be used to pay workers better wages.

Num rejects Lonmin offer, eyes strike

2011-11-15 17:19

The National Union of Mineworkers has spurned a wage hike offer from platinum miner Lonmin and says it is moving closer towards strike action.

Off to court for higher wages

2011-10-09 10:19

An urgent court application to prevent the widening of the wage agreement reached in July between Numsa and Seifsa was submitted to the Johannesburg labour court.

Union refers dispute to bargaining council

2011-09-13 18:24

Solidarity has referred a wage dispute with steel producer ArcelorMittal to the Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council, says the union.

Eskom refers dispute to CCMA

2011-09-08 16:20

Eskom has referred a wage dispute for arbitration after negotiations with trade unions reached a deadlock.

Cabinet: Wage deal expected soon

2011-06-09 10:25

Spokesperson Jimmy Manyi says the government expects to reach agreement soon with public servants on a wage increase.

Third union declares Netcare dispute

2011-04-07 11:43

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union is the latest to declare a dispute with Netcare after wage increase negotiations deadlocked.

Public servants strike looms

2010-06-30 16:19

Thousands of public servants may strike after the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council failed to resolve their wage dispute, says an association.

Aurora employees strike over wages

2010-06-07 17:32

The close to 100 remaining employees of Aurora's Grootvlei Mine in Springs have embarked on a full-scale strike, trade union Solidarity sys.

Wal-Mart to pay $86m in wage settlement

2010-05-12 15:07

Wal-Mart has agreed to pay as much as $86m to settle a class-action lawsuit accusing it of failing to pay holiday, overtime and other wages to thousands of former workers.

Union gets go-ahead for strike

2010-04-29 14:41

A transport union says it has received the go ahead to strike across the country's port, rail and pipeline operations from May 10 after wage talks with Transnet failed.

Up to 90% stay away in KZN

2009-07-27 14:00

Cosatu says 90% of municipal workers who are members of its affiliated unions have stayed away from work in KwaZulu-Natal.

Contingency plans in place for week of strikes

2009-07-27 07:23

Metrorail says it has contingency plans for the strikes, but warned passengers to expect disruptions - up to 1.5m commuters may be stranded, as transport, municipal and pharmaceutical workers across the country down tools after last minute wage talks deadlocked.

2010 workers may strike

2009-06-08 12:00

Construction workers at 2010 soccer stadiums across the country have declared a wage dispute with their employers, saying the “possibility for strike action is great”.

 

Strike prompts Lufthansa to cancel flights

2013-03-20 18:00

Deutsche Lufthansa has cancelled more than 500 flights after German union Verdi called on 33 000 workers at the company to go on strike over a wage dispute.

Bokoni strike ends

2012-12-07 18:55

Atlatsa confirmed that the unprotected industrial action at Bokoni Platinum Mines has come to an end‚ and that 90% of its workforce reported for work.

Minister: Farm wage talks a stop-gap

2012-12-05 18:05

Farm-to-farm pay talks are a "stop-gap measure" to restore peace until sectoral wage talks in March, Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson says.

Cosatu to address farmworkers

2012-12-04 18:43

An official would be updating farmworkers on labour negotiations in De Doorns, the Congress of SA Trade Unions in the Western Cape says.

Tau-SA: Labour unrest is political

2012-11-15 18:58

Labour unrest affecting farms in the Western Cape was a political problem rather than a wage dispute, the Transvaal Agricultural Union says.

Cosatu declares wage dispute

2012-07-11 13:58

Cosatu, which claims to represent over 58% of the country's public servants, says government is negotiating in bad faith.

Implats Rustenburg mine still shut

2012-01-30 16:43

Implats says its Rustenburg operations are still closed after workers failed to return after they were fired for staging an illegal strike.

Clicks staff start strike

2011-12-01 17:34

Clicks employees who are members of the SA Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union have started a strike in support of higher wages.

Clicks staff to go on strike

2011-11-23 11:28

The SA Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union says its members at retailer Clicks are to go on a protected strike next week.

Numsa gives memorandum to Xstrata

2011-11-15 16:54

Xstrata workers demonstrated in Johannesburg and handed a memorandum of demands to their employers, says the National Union of Metalworkers of SA.

Workers at Rio Tinto mine reject offer

2011-09-23 17:29

Workers at Rio Tinto's Rossing mine in Namibia have started an indefinite strike after rejecting the latest offer meant to settle a dispute over incentives.

Num declares a wage dispute

2011-09-13 13:51

The National Union of Mineworkers has declared a wage dispute with DRDGold.

Rainbow Chicken strike continues

2011-06-09 14:10

Workers at the poultry firm's processing plants and farms are in the second week of a strike to support demands for higher wages and reduced hours.

Chemical industry wage talks break down

2011-06-08 17:24

Disagreement over 1% has caused a deadlock in negotiations for the chemicals sector, says trade union Solidarity.

RBCT workers end wage strike

2010-07-21 11:23

Some striking workers at the Richards Bay Coal Terminal have resumed work after accepting a 9.5% wage rise offer, according to a company official.

We're ready for strike - Eskom

2010-06-15 18:06

Power utility Eskom says that it's ready should its 16 000 workers decide to go on a strike over wages.

Unions downplay solidarity strike

2010-05-17 15:43

Fedusa has expressed support for striking Transnet workers, but says a solidarity strike involving other unions is not on the cards yet.

Strike threatens fuel supply

2010-05-10 13:19

The strike action that has commenced at the transport utility Transnet, threatens to disrupt the country's fuel supply, an analyst says.

Call for Zuma to intervene

2009-07-27 16:41

Protesting Pretoria workers, singing "Lethu mali a'm (Give me my money)," have called on President Jacob Zuma to intervene in the ongoing wage crisis.

Joburg traffic to be disrupted

2009-07-27 08:17

A protest march by municipal workers will disrupt traffic in the Johannesburg CBD, while all licensing stations will be closed, metro police have warned.

State vets raise pay concerns

2009-07-14 15:13

State veterinarians have raised the alarm over their pay and working conditions, saying their issues were very similar to those of public sector doctors.

 
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