ARTICLES RELATING TO STRIKE

Security guard strike continues as govt fails to pay wages

2020-01-24 22:34

Thousands of security guards providing services to Mpumalanga Province have embarked on a strike since Tuesday as they have not yet received their December payments.

There is 'absolutely zero' in govt's kitty for bailouts, including at SAA - Mthembu

2019-11-21 21:43

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu says government cannot afford to bail out struggling SOEs like SAA, but that does not prevent workers from going on strike.

Don't destroy your own jobs, committee chair warns striking SAA unions

2019-11-19 06:01

The chairperson of Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises has condemned striking SAA unions for calling the safety of the flag carrier's weekend operations into question.

Unions vow to intensify strike as mediation with SAA fails

2019-11-17 14:30

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and the South African Cabin Crew Association called for broader solidarity in the aviation sector against risks to employees’ job security at the national carrier as well as at other airlines.

SAA strike will quicken its demise - business body

2019-11-15 21:01

An aviation expert, a political party, a non-striking union, an industry body and a business chamber weigh in on the impact of the SAA strike.

SAA pilots may only start their strike in January

2019-11-14 19:11

The SAA Pilots' Association will not go on strike until it has gone through the correct process, its chairperson tells Fin24.

Bruce Whitfield: Machines promise a ‘golden age’ for banking – and that is very bad news for bank employees

2019-10-03 10:33

200,000 jobs will go in the US the next decade, replaced by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machines - South Africa is next.

Banks still net job creators says industry body as strike looms

2019-09-25 06:00

As banking employees prepare to strike, SA's big banks say they are creating new jobs.

British Airways pilots call off second strike to avoid 'irreparable damage'

2019-09-19 08:32

British Airways pilots scrapped a planned one-day walkout scheduled for later this month to pursue “meaningful new discussions” as the union sought to end a deadlock over wages.

Metrobus workers plan to strike on Monday

2019-09-14 12:01

About 300 workers at Johannesburg-based Metrobus will be striking on Monday, and it can last indefinitely, says a union official.

 

SCOPA blasts SAA for failure to present financial statements

2019-11-23 14:48

Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) has lambasted SAA for continued failure to present its 2017/18 and 2018/19 financial statements, accusing the struggling national airline of disregarding parliamentary processes

SAA: We will take legal action over unions' 'malicious' claims of unsafe flights

2019-11-19 18:06

SAA executives said comments on the safety of flights were "regrettable, untruthful and without foundation", adding that their employees are highly qualified.

SAA insists its planes are safe amid union claims

2019-11-17 18:27

South African Airways acting CEO Zukisa Ramasia urged the unions to retract the statements about safety at SAA's operations being compromised.

NUMSA says flying SAA is ‘risky’ as flights are reinstated

2019-11-17 12:59

National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa spokesperson Phakamile Hlubi-Majola urged South Africans not to fly with South African Airways on Sunday afternoon, following the national carrier’s announcement that international flights would be reinstated.

Gordhan: SAA is not too big to fail

2019-11-14 21:35

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has said unions are risking the future of SAA and jobs.

GM strike ripples across economy raising new recession fears

2019-10-05 12:22

Soon to enter its fourth week, the strike is rippling across the economy, from parts suppliers in Michigan and Canada to bars, restaurants and other businesses that serve employees who now find themselves tight on cash

Labour court to rule this morning whether bank strike can go ahead

2019-09-25 15:15

The labour court will on Thursday rule on whether the finance union Sasbo can go ahead with a bank strike on Friday.

Court can stop bank strike on Wednesday

2019-09-23 15:36

Business Unity South Africa, representing SA's major banks, has filed a court application to interdict a planned bank strike.

The world's largest oil plant in Saudi Arabia was attacked by 10 explosive drones ahead Aramco's plans for the biggest listing ever

2019-09-14 21:41

The attack cut oil production in half ahead of state-owned oil giant Saudi Aramco's plans for what could be the largest initial public offering.

Numsa: We will challenge strike ballot rules at Constitutional Court

2019-09-13 05:01

While Numsa plans to challenge labour laws requiring secret balloting for strikes, another union, UASA, has welcomed the legislation.

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