Numsa welcomes resignation of SAA director Kingston, calls on rest of board to follow suit

2020-01-18 05:00

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and the SA Cabin Crew Association said Kingston's resignation is a 'positive step'.

Production stops as Numsa strike hits Hisense plant near Cape Town

2020-01-16 18:43

A strike at the Hisense manufacturing plant in Atlantis north of Cape Town has put all production on hold for the time being.

'It's political theatre': Cosatu slams calls to move Eskom to energy department

2020-01-13 18:01

While trade union Numsa and the ANC Women's League have called for Eskom to be moved to the oversight of the department of mineral resources and energy, Cosatu has said this won't solve the pressing issue - to stabilise the entity and solve the power crisis.

DA wants SAA business rescue practitioner to meet with Parliament committee

2019-12-08 17:00

The Democratic Alliance wants Parliament's Standing Committee of Public Accounts to be included in a meeting with SAA's business rescue practitioner and other stakeholders.

Despite financial woes, SAA manages to pay November salaries

2019-11-30 12:29

SAA spokesperson Tlali Tlali said the national carrier had paid the outstanding balance on November salaries, to all of its employees.

Triumphant Numsa, Sacca: How we got to 8% from SAA

2019-11-22 21:01

The two unions say they are pleased with the 8% wage increase they say they got from SAA, ending their week-long strike at the embattled state-owned airline.

Gordhan says SAA may have no money for salaries this month

2019-11-20 13:25

Meanwhile, Numsa has indicted it is aiming to launch a secondary strike at Comair, but its members have to vote first.

SAA says it is ramping up operations as strike continues

2019-11-19 13:38

Unions and the airline's leadership are still unable to find common ground.

Unions meeting with Gordhan as SAA strike enters fifth day

2019-11-19 10:25

Workers are demanding an 8% wage increase, no job cuts and the insourcing of employees.

Secondary airline strike could be severe blow to economy, warns industry body

2019-11-18 20:35

A secondary strike in SA's aviation industry could lead to a national crisis, warns the Airlines Association of Southern Africa.


'There's not a lot we can do': Unions await clarity on R2bn for SAA

2020-01-17 18:32

Unions say they are still none the wiser on what government plans to do to secure R2bn to help aid the business rescue process at embattled airline, SAA.

Do not help with unbundling, unions demand of Eskom - but utility says it never got the memo

2020-01-16 15:59

The National Union of Mineworkers and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa kept their December promise and marched to Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter's office on Wednesday afternoon.

NUMSA slams entire Eskom board as “incompetent” amid ructions

2020-01-12 09:56

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa said Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan appeared to move from one state-owned entity crisis to another but appears unable to provide the necessary required leadership to fix parastatals.

Two fellow unions at SAA back Solidarity in business rescue application

2019-12-06 06:30

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA and SA Cabin Crew Association say the flag carrier's decision to file for voluntary business rescue on Thursday is "insincere" and an attempt to "retain control by the board".

SAA can continue to retrench managers, CCMA finds

2019-11-25 18:20

A meeting at the CCMA finds that a retrenchment process at managerial level at SAA can continue, Solidarity's representative at the airline tells Fin24.

SAA confirms salary delays for November

2019-11-21 18:30

South African Airways has confirmed that it informed staff it would not be able to pay their salaries as scheduled for the month of November.

Gordhan: Govt committed to saving SAA, but there's no room for further bailouts

2019-11-19 23:00

The minister of public enterprises met with striking unions in Pretoria on Tuesday.

WATCH | South African Airways briefs media as strike enters fifth day

2019-11-19 13:11

As a strike by unions enters its fifth day, SAA's top leadership provided an update on negotiations, the airline's restructuring and legal actions against unions.

Don't destroy your own jobs, committee chair warns striking SAA unions

2019-11-19 06:01

The chairperson of Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises has condemned striking SAA unions for calling the safety of the flag carrier's weekend operations into question.

Escalating SAA strike to test Ramaphosa’s will

2019-11-18 15:59

'What began as a strike for higher pay at SAA has morphed into an ideological clash,' says an analyst.

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