One thing we know: when it is all over, those of us who survive will find some form of meaning in it, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Numsa had threatened to strike to break a deadlock with the SAA subsidiary over the alleged non-payment of anniversary bonuses.
The Labour Court has reserved judgement on Comair's application to interdict a Numsa strike that was due to begin on Thursday afternoon.
Transnet chair Popo Molefe has hit back at axed CEO Siyabonga Gama, saying he not only failed to make a representation by Friday on why he should not be removed, but failed to inspire the confidence of the board.
The Labour Court ruled on Friday that the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa's) strike in the plastics sector was legal and that the employers in the sector could not undercut the union and its members’ right to strike.
Massmart decided to pursue a former employee who poached his former colleagues. It paid off for the company.
Three employees of police watchdog Ipid will apply this afternoon to the Johannesburg Labour Court for an order preventing acting head Israel Kgamanyane from suspending or transferring them.
The Commission of Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration is due to meet with Numsa and Comair to assist in finding a mutually desirable solution to the impasse.
At the heart of the dispute are 21 personnel - 3% of the bargaining unit - whose salaries vary from their colleagues. In one instance, according to Comair, a staff member earns R7 900 more than their colleagues.
Siyabonga Gama spoke to Fin24 on Monday evening, the day Transnet said would be his last as CEO. He confirmed that a letter had been sent to him, directing him to report to work, collect his belongings and return Transnet property.
Judgment is expected to be handed down on Thursday morning where an estimated 22 retrenched employees want Afro Worldview to give them formal notice and severance pay.
Labour court rules that investigations at SAA be broadened to consider the conduct of four implicated officials.
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