Can workers demand better working conditions through strikes?

2017-11-09 07:49

The looming strike at the Road Accident Fund raises the question when workers are allowed to down tools, and to what extent they are protected, writes Tertius Wessels.

10111 employees will face disciplinary action - SAPS management

2017-10-03 12:31

National police management has reaffirmed its stance that striking 10111 employees would face disciplinary action after failing to return to work following a nationwide directive.

Security guards fired after cables stolen while they were on duty

2017-09-21 15:01

Four security guards have been fired by a Cape Town security company because cables worth R1m were stolen while they were on duty.

'Good meat given to the lions, rotten meat to the people' - Free State farm workers

2017-09-04 13:46

Free State Agriculture has called for guidelines on seasonal workers, after hundreds of contract workers complained that they were housed under appalling conditions, given rotten food, and were not paid.

SANparks strike called off

2017-08-03 19:55

Striking employees have accepted an initial pay offer from SANparks, original wage increase offer, bringing an end to a nation-wide strike.

SANParks postpones 2018 bookings over strike fears

2017-07-24 22:51

SANParks says it will postpone bookings for 2018 for at least one week in case employees continue with their strike.

SABC's Aguma in urgent Labour Court bid to challenge disciplinary hearing

2017-07-18 19:57

Suspended SABC acting CEO James Aguma is to launch an urgent Labour Court application challenging the lawfulness of his disciplinary hearing.

Pretoria Zoo plans to protect animals during possible worker strike

2017-07-07 17:28

The Pretoria Zoo says it has made contingency plans to protect animals and visitors during a strike organised by the workers of the National Trade Union Congress.

Yizo Yizo star’s funeral postponed due to Gauteng mortuary backlog

2017-06-15 16:57

The funeral of Yizo Yizo star Jabu Christopher Kubheka has been postponed due to a backlog in the Gauteng provincial forensic services, a family spokesperson has said.

Forensic pathologists urged to return to work 'in the interest of justice'

2017-06-13 19:52

The Gauteng department of health wants forensic pathologists to act in the interest of justice by returning to work and resuming their services.


Parliament to institute disciplinary against Mgidlana

2017-11-08 15:18

Parliament's presiding officers have resolved to institute disciplinary proceedings against suspended Secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana for alleged corruption and maladministration.

Our families are suffering - striking 10111 workers

2017-10-02 14:50

Emergency 10111 call centre workers, who have been on strike, say their families are suffering financially.

Gupta mine is hell, say workers as they prepare to march

2017-09-14 07:59

Workers will march against poor working condition at the Gupta family's Shiva Uranium mine in Klerksdorp, claiming that they are being exploited.

National police refuse to budge in top cop's 'demotion' case

2017-08-22 10:33

A high-ranking Western Cape police officer, who recently succeeded in having his transfer set aside, is now up for another legal battle with police management.

SANParks strike continues

2017-07-26 17:23

SANParks staff will continue their strike after rejecting the employer’s wage increase offer, trade union Hospersa says.

Numsa calls on Saps to pay 10111 workers more

2017-07-22 16:12

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has called on Saps to ensure that 10 111 call centre workers were fairly remunerated.

Pretoria Zoo up and running despite strike

2017-07-10 17:31

The National Zoological Gardens continues to operate despite an ongoing strike.

Sexual harassment victim may have used it to get better job

2017-06-29 22:26

A sexual harassment victim at the Mpumalanga provincial legislature may have used the incident to pave her way to a job with better perks and salary - in exchange for her silence.

Gauteng forensic services in crisis

2017-06-15 12:30

An estimated 250 bodies are being held by Gauteng forensic services after Nehawu union members started with a "go slow" strike.

Acting Secretary to Parliament appointed

2017-06-10 12:53

Penelope Tyawa has been appointed the acting Secretary to Parliament after Gengezi Mgidlana was “granted” special leave on Friday following a raft of corruption allegations against him.

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