If we are serious about growing the economy and creating jobs, we need to support these young people – even though they don't seem to expect any help or handouts, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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President Cyril Ramaphosa upped the game when he put worker ownership of companies on the table at the congress of the SA Clothing and Textile Workers Union last week.
SANPark employees are planning a nationwide strike, including at the world-famous Kruger National Park, over unresolved wage disputes and unanswered complaints to management.
Legal Aid South Africa employees are expected to embark on strike action over a variety of employment grievances, including benefits and budget cuts.
After a week of chaos and disruption in the City of Tshwane, the South African Municipal Workers' Union, Independent Municipal Allied Union and the City have reached a settlement agreement.
Transnet anticipates that it will take close to two weeks to clear the backlog at Ngqura Container Terminal, which has seen unprotected industrial action.
SARS says the National Education Health and Allied Workers Union and the Public Servants Association have served it with a 7-day notice to go on strike.
Dis-Chem has made provisions to ensure stores and its distribution centres continue to operate ahead of the busy festive season amid warnings of intensifying strike action.
EFF Cape metro secretary Banzi Dambuza says that he wants MyCiTi workers, who have gone on strike for a second day, to be heard and answered.
The next step for axed SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng in his battle to get back his job could be the Labour Court.
Farmworkers have marched in Paarl for better working conditions, including better pay and toilets.
Metrobus has warned workers affiliated to Democratic Municipal and Allied Workers Union that they are part of a minority union which has limited rights to make demands.
Legal Aid South Africa says its employees have suspended their strike action until further notice.
A locally developed unmanned breathalyser unit not only prevents intoxicated workers from entering the workplace, it also helps avoid conflict with security guards.
Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) employees - or at least some of them - are holding a one-day strike.
The ANC has reportedly settled with Pule Mabe's former personal assistant before the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration.
Striking workers at the Fort Napier Medico-Legal Mortuary in Pietermaritzburg have been told to return to work or face jail.
Strike leaders from Imperial Managed Logistics, a labour broker hired by the Dutch brewing company Heineken, have been suspended and now await a disciplinary hearing, following a one-day strike at the company's Sedibeng brewery.
Parliament's employees say they will down tools if they do not get a positive response from presiding officers about the performance bonuses apparently paid to Parliament's top management.
Thousands of workers at the South African Post Office and Telkom have downed tools to demand higher wages and, as a result, many social grant beneficiaries have been left stranded.
A new wage offer aimed at ending a lengthy bus drivers’ strike has been made to the union, according to a spokesperson.
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