While SONA's focus is on broad issues, it is cold comfort for water-less Giyani, Metsimaholo, Polokwane, writes Mbhazima Shilowa.
Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has reported back on a meeting with Autopax management and workers after a nine-day stayaway following the shooting of two drivers, and has vowed to meet with taxi and bus union leaders to bring an end to the violence.
The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union is confident of a favourable decision in its dispute with Golden Arrow, after Putco was ordered to pay on Monday.
Bus companies have announced that services will resume immediately after drivers ended a three-week strike, with MyCiTi and Rea Vaya buses running as from Tuesday morning.
Commuters will, once again, be expected to find alternative means of transport because of a deadlock on backdated pay.
The five transport unions involved in the protracted bus strike have resolved on a counter offer which brings them closer to the new offer tabled by employers.
Satawu spokesperson Zanele Sabela has confirmed the bus strike will continue as employers have reverted to their original offer.
Unions are set to again meet to discuss the offers made by bus operators as the nationwide bus strike enters its third week.
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Satawu members on a wildcat strike at bus company Autopax have agreed to go back to work, but might return to striking if they are not happy with a meeting set for Friday.
Their services could be declared "essential".
The national bus strike is seemingly settled - via another compromise, with employers agreeing to a back pay date.
Employer and union representatives have been thrashing out the last remaining 'sticking point' to end the national bus strike.
A new wage offer aimed at ending a lengthy bus drivers’ strike has been made to the union, according to a spokesperson.
In yet another last ditch attempt to end the national bus strike, employers and union representatives will meet at 10:00 today in Johannesburg.
Unions representing workers in the bus strike say that they have made compromises on their demands while employers have remained inflexible.
Transport Minister Blade Nzimande had been invited by Labour minister Mildred Olifant to mediate after negotiations reached a deadlock.
Transport minister Blade Nzimande and labour minister Mildred Oliphant will meet with bus operators and unions today in another attempt to end the deadlocked pay and conditions talks.
In a last-ditch attempt to broker a settlement to the national bus strike, union and employer negotiators are to meet with Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant in Johannesburg on Tuesday.
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