Unions snub Eskom's 4.7% wage hike, await feedback on package of issues

2018-06-20 16:48

Unions negotiating wage increases with Eskom say they have rejected the power utility's offer of a 4.7% increase, but are waiting to hear back about a list of issues presented to the utility.

No load shedding tonight, says Eskom

2018-06-18 18:50

Eskom has averted load shedding planned for Monday evening but says the power system remains constrained.

Load shedding exposes cracks at Eskom, analyst warns

2018-06-15 15:00

To institute load shedding as a way of softening the blow of labour unrest shows that Eskom is not operating properly, says energy expert Chris Yelland.

Eskom unions willing to negotiate before strike

2018-06-12 14:58

Unions representing Eskom workers have left room for further negotiations before embarking on a strike, calling for the minister of energy and President Ramaphosa to intervene in the wage impasse.

We haven't decided on number of Air Chefs layoffs yet - SAA

2018-06-12 06:45

Air Chefs, the catering arm of South African Airways, has launched a consultation process with unions that may lead to job losses.

Numsa walks out of Eskom wage talks, unions reject 0% increase offer

2018-06-07 16:47

Numsa has walked out of the second round of wage negotiations at Eskom, accusing the power utility of 'hostility' and bringing armed security to the negotiation venue.

'We are no longer willing to suffer' – Numsa spokesperson during national shutdown

2018-04-25 17:17

The government of today owes its power to the workers and is betraying them by agreeing to a R20 per hour national minimum wage, says a Numsa spokesperson.

What you need to know about the planned national shutdown: Schools, trains not affected

2018-04-24 20:27

Schools and trains will not be affected by countrywide SA Federation of Trade Unions protests and marches over a proposed national minimum wage.

Bus strike enters 7th day

2018-04-24 13:24

With the country seven days into the crippling nationwide bus strike, government is expected to intervene in an attempt to break the wage negotiation deadlock.

Bus strike expected to continue on Friday

2018-04-19 16:31

Commuters stranded by the nationwide bus strike will be forced again to make alternate plans, as talks at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) are not expected to get drivers back behind the wheel, the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) says.


Eskom wage talks off to a bad start - union

2018-06-19 14:54

Talks between Eskom and unions are off to bad start, with the power producer reneging on its earlier agreement to include “high-powered” members in its delegation

Numsa blames Eskom's bloated top management for financial woes

2018-06-15 19:30

Numsa blames Eskom’s bloated management structure for the power utility’s financial woes.

Eskom union pickets to continue as negotiations reopen

2018-06-14 15:52

Trade unions at Eskom vowed to continue with lunchtime pickets as the parties head back to the negotiating table.

Eskom to activate contingency measures after strike threat

2018-06-12 09:24

Eskom has said that while it sympathises with workers who will not get salary increases, they are not allowed to participate in strikes.

Angry community chokes Eskom coal supply

2018-06-10 06:00

Unhappy locals say a short-term contract between the parastatal and Exxaro excludes them.

ConCourt hears 'struggle song' case

2018-05-31 19:52

The Constitutional Court has heard arguments on an application by a company seeking to have its decision to sack nine workers for singing anti-apartheid songs upheld.

Numsa vows to continue court battle against independent power producers

2018-04-25 08:18

Union Numsa says it has instructed its lawyers to take the independent power producers case for review, stating it only lost the urgent interdict in the high court on a technicality.

Numsa urges all workers to strike against 'R20/hour slave wage'

2018-04-24 18:44

Union Numsa says it is calling on all workers to unite for the interest of future generations and "oppose the labour bills meant to undermine the workers' right to strike".

Bus strike enters third day

2018-04-20 05:08

Bus companies including Putco and Golden Arrow and Cape Town's MyCiTi bus service have confirmed that they will still not be operating.

2 days set aside for talks as CCMA intervenes in nationwide bus strike

2018-04-19 05:11

The CCMA is acting in terms of a section of the Labour Relations Act, which allows it to offer its help in resolving a public interest dispute through conciliation.

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