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The Democratic Municipal and Allied Workers' Union has called off its weeklong strike and its members are expected to return to work next week.
Metrobus has warned workers affiliated to Democratic Municipal and Allied Workers Union that they are part of a minority union which has limited rights to make demands.
About 300 workers at Johannesburg-based Metrobus will be striking on Monday, and it can last indefinitely, says a union official.
Two Metrobus drivers have rescued an abandoned baby boy after his mother left him on the streets of the Johannesburg CBD.
The company says drivers reporting for work are being intimidated and buses have been damaged.
Authorities have confirmed that no one was injured when a Metrobus caught fire and exploded on Kingsway Avenue in Auckland Park, Johannesburg.
The Johannesburg bus driver who was shot and wounded when he tried to protect his passengers during an armed robbery is in a serious condition and undergoing surgery, paramedics say.
A bus driver has been shot and wounded as he tried to protect his passengers during an armed robbery on the bus in Roodepoort.
Metrobus says its services were up and running in Johannesburg by the early hours of Monday morning, although not at 100% as trade union Demawusa vowed to continued striking.
A planned strike over pay may bring Johannesburg's Metrobus service to a halt, according to the Democratic Municipal and Allied Workers Union of South Africa.
Metrobus in Johannesburg says it has been served with a notice to strike by one of its unions.
The Democratic Municipal and Allied Workers Union and Metrobus are expected to meet with the CCMA, as the bus strike in Johannesburg enters its ninth day, the union’s Dion Makhura says.
Metrobus says Demawusa is "not a recognised union" and therefore some of its demands cannot be met.
Johannesburg’s Metrobus may have to reduce its service due to the petrol strike, it has warned.
Gauteng police have confirmed cases of attempted murder and armed robbery have been opened for the Johannesburg bus shooting. Watch.
Metrobus has appealed against a Labour Court ruling that a strike by Samwu bus operators is legal.
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