Parliamentarians are entitled to a good salary and pension benefits, but luxuries have no place in the current economic climate, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The SAA Pilots' Association will not go on strike until it has gone through the correct process, its chairperson tells Fin24.
200,000 jobs will go in the US the next decade, replaced by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machines - South Africa is next.
As banking employees prepare to strike, SA's big banks say they are creating new jobs.
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.
About 300 workers at Johannesburg-based Metrobus will be striking on Monday, and it can last indefinitely, says a union official.
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 executives said comments on the safety of flights were "regrettable, untruthful and without foundation", adding that their employees are highly qualified.
South African Airways acting CEO Zukisa Ramasia urged the unions to retract the statements about safety at SAA's operations being compromised.
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.
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has said unions are risking the future of SAA and jobs.
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
The labour court will on Thursday rule on whether the finance union Sasbo can go ahead with a bank strike on Friday.
Business Unity South Africa, representing SA's major banks, has filed a court application to interdict a planned bank strike.
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.
While Numsa plans to challenge labour laws requiring secret balloting for strikes, another union, UASA, has welcomed the legislation.
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