SA Post Office and trade unions reach salary agreement

2018-07-18 20:28

The South African Post Office and trade unions have reached an agreement over salary increases, bringing an end to the strike.

Road block for Uber-Grab deal in Singapore

2018-07-06 07:27

Singapore threatened to reverse the sale of Uber's Southeast Asian business to Grab, calling for changes to be made to the deal, which it said infringed competition rules.

UPDATE: Sparing use averts load shedding on Friday

2018-06-22 21:00

Eskom did not have to implement rotational load shedding on Friday thanks to customers using electricity sparingly.

Cabinet welcomes Gordhan's intervention in Eskom wage talks

2018-06-21 13:55

Cabinet welcomed Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan’s intervention into the ongoing wage negotiations between Eskom and unions.

Unions snub Eskom's 4.7% wage hike, await feedback on package of issues

2018-06-20 16:48

Unions negotiating wage increases with Eskom say they have rejected the power utility's offer of a 4.7% increase, but are waiting to hear back about a list of issues presented to the utility.

CCMA: Solidarity can strike over Sasol's new B-BBEE scheme

2018-06-14 19:30

Trade union Solidarity can embark on a protected strike over Sasol's racially exclusive employee-shareholding plan, after the CCMA issued Solidarity a certificate of non-resolution.

Gordhan commits to giving Eskom workers increases - Cosatu

2018-06-13 21:24

Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan has committed to ensure Eskom does not go back to the negotiating table with the same offer of a 0% wage increase, says trade federation Cosatu.

Trade unions plan Eskom shutdown on Thursday over wages

2018-06-11 17:13

Two trade unions will hold a one-day shutdown at Eskom on Thursday over 0% salary increases, despite many workers being barred from striking as they are designated essential services.

A billion dead chickens show toll of strike paralysing Brazil

2018-05-27 12:37

As a paralysing truckers’ strike in Brazil entered its fifth day, the president deployed national security forces amid warnings of a calamity in one of the world’s largest cities and potentially devastating livestock losses.

Bus strike finally ends, compromise wage deal brokered

2018-05-14 17:35

Unions representing bus drivers have officially ended a protracted strike, after reaching a compromise wage settlement.


Further Sassa strike action 'not excluded' following salary negotiation delays

2018-07-17 18:20

The Public Servants Association has called the South African Social Security Agency's attempts to delay salary negotiations irresponsible and has warned that further strike action cannot be excluded.

'We are paid peanuts,' says striking Sassa employee

2018-07-03 17:35

The employees, who are members of the Public Servants' Association, have been on strike for over a month and are demanding a salary increase of up to 13%.

UPDATE: No load shedding for Thursday

2018-06-21 18:59

Eskom has thanked customers for using electricity sparingly during the peak evening period.

UPDATE: No load shedding for Wednesday

2018-06-20 19:00

While Eskom issued an alert warning of a risk of stage 1 load shedding between 17:00 to 21:00, it later said it did not need to cut power.

Gordhan bridges divide between Eskom, unions

2018-06-15 20:41

Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan met with the Eskom board and unions, the parties agreed to resume wage negotiations and normalise operations to ensure security of electricity supply.

Eskom says Thursday evening load shedding has ended

2018-06-14 18:01

News that load shedding would again be instituted sent South Africans scrambling to find schedules online, with some websites crashing under the strain.

Eskom to activate contingency measures after strike threat

2018-06-12 09:24

Eskom has said that while it sympathises with workers who will not get salary increases, they are not allowed to participate in strikes.

PSA set to strike as public service wage talks deadlock

2018-06-04 19:22

The Public Service Association has announced that it will embark on a strike next week, after public sector wage negotiations failed to reach an agreement.

Provincial hospitals in North West suffer as unions continue protesting

2018-05-17 09:40

As unions claim their members won't stop protesting until demands are met, healthcare facilities in North West are on the verge of collapsing.

JUST IN: Bus strike not over yet as issue of backdated pay looms large

2018-05-11 17:16

The bus strike is not over yet, Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim said late on Friday afternoon.

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