Wildcat strike hits Eskom

2013-07-15 16:46

About 1 200 workers embarked on an illegal strike at Eskom's Matla power station, state radio SABC reports.

Lonmin workers query payslips

2013-02-04 18:11

Some Lonmin workers have complained that they are not getting their full pay rise negotiated last year, United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa says.

Gold strike bites as fuel dispute ends

2011-07-28 17:24

Workers in the gold sector began industrial action as a fuel sector strike which had paralysed inland petrol deliveries ended after two weeks.

No money for steep wage hikes: Gordhan

2011-05-09 11:12

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has warned unions demanding above-inflation increases that tax revenues have not recovered, according to a report.

Numsa targets above-inflation wage hike

2011-04-07 13:45

Wage talks between the National Union of Metal Workers of SA and employers are likely to be protracted as the union is demanding 20% increases.

SA truck drivers warn of strike

2011-01-27 13:24

SA truckers are threatening a nationwide strike from mid-February, a union official says, which could snarl ports and raise food prices.

Bittersweet pay deals

2010-07-13 21:37

The wage dispute in the public sector is a far bigger problem than the potential of a World Cup final being played in the dark, writes Jan de Lange.

Salaries: Govt warns of tough times

2009-07-02 14:30

Civil servants will have to temper their demands for wage increases with understanding for the recession and the resulting shortfall of billions of rands, government warns.


Amcu demands a more than double pay hike

2013-06-25 10:41

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union says it is seeking pay hikes of more than double the wages of entry-level workers in the gold mines.

Wage deal ends strike at ARM

2011-09-05 16:48

The National Union of Mineworkers says it has reached agreement on wage hikes at ARM's Nkomati mine, ending a six-day strike.

Khama digs in against public strikers

2011-05-20 17:41

Botswana President Ian Khama has ruled out a big pay rise for 90 000 striking civil servants, raising the stakes in a unprecedented bout of industrial action.

Public servants reject state wage offer

2011-04-19 12:37

A dispute is looming between the government and public servants who have turned down salary increases linked to inflation.

Deadlock as unions reject new offer

2011-02-17 17:36

The strike by freight truck drivers is set to continue after unions rejected a 9% wage increase offer.

Wage bills affect investments: Spicer

2010-10-08 14:03

Wage bills in South Africa are crowding out other forms of investments, Business Leadership SA CEO Mike Spicer says.

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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