Post Office strike halts payments to grant beneficiaries

2018-07-09 11:40

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.

New wage offer put on the table for bus drivers

2018-05-06 18:44

A new wage offer aimed at ending a lengthy bus drivers’ strike has been made to the union, according to a spokesperson.

Bodies piling up at Gauteng mortuaries as staff down tools

2018-03-13 14:40

Bodies are piling up at government mortuaries across Gauteng as staff down tools demanding formal training from the health department.

Anger as striking DUT workers find pay slashed

2018-02-21 05:38

DUT staff have said that they were aware of the "no work no pay rule" but demanded to know how their salaries had been calculated.

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.


'We are not animals, we want to be treated with dignity' – farmworkers protest over wages, evictions

2018-06-01 08:18

Farmworkers have marched in Paarl for better working conditions, including better pay and toilets.

DEVELOPING: Satawu members embark on march in Cape Town during #BusStrike negotiations

2018-04-19 05:25

The national bus strike enters its second day with the parties still far apart in wage negotiations.

NSFAS workers on strike for higher wages

2018-02-21 06:06

A group of National Student Financial Aid Scheme workers, seeking higher salaries and other improvements, are threatening to spread their strike action if there demands are not met.

Anger at Shoprite over strike

2017-12-22 13:25

Social media users have reacted with anger to reports that Shoprite workers have downed tools.

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.

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