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South Africa's biggest financial union is threatening to disrupt the country's banking industry by leading its 73 000 members on a strike next month, in what would be its largest industrial action in almost a century.
The City of Tshwane is expected to hold a press briefing on Friday to communicate the outcomes of negotiations between South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) who have been striking for a 18% wage increase.
Unionised workers at Prasa have embarked on a nationwide strike calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa to take steps to ensure a safer working environment and a safe and reliable train service for commuters.
The pilots' union voted 93% in favour of the strike with a 90% turnout. The pilots want a raise, as the airline reports consistently strong profits.
The board of South African Airways has backed its new interim CEO Zukisa Ramasia after the South African Airways Pilots Association criticised her appointment and threatened to go on strike.
The Transnet National Ports Authority has warned of upcoming strike action at ports countrywide, which may begin on Wednesday afternoon.
The Information Communication Technology Union has given media company Tiso Blackstar Group a 48-hour notice of its intention to strike over unresolved disputes relating to salaries and bonuses.
The Commission of Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration is due to meet with Numsa and Comair to assist in finding a mutually desirable solution to the impasse.
At the heart of the dispute are 21 personnel - 3% of the bargaining unit - whose salaries vary from their colleagues. In one instance, according to Comair, a staff member earns R7 900 more than their colleagues.
The National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union has accepted an offer from the South African Revenue Service.
Clean-up operations are expected to begin in earnest in the City of Tshwane, following a four-day-long wage strike.
The United National Transport Union went on strike nationally on Friday, demanding that the South African National Defence Force be deployed to watch over stations and drivers.
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa says its commuter rail operator Metrorail will provide only limited service on the day of a national strike due to take place on Friday.
Transnet has suspended a number of employees at its Ngqura Container Terminal near Port Elizabeth for participating in an illegal strike which is now in its second week.
Transnet on Wednesday got a court interdict to stop a strike at its ports run by trade union Satawu.
Information Communication Technology Union president Moeketse Lepheana has said that striking workers from Cell C will picket alongside Tiso Blackstar Group employees at the media company’s offices on Tuesday.
The Labour Department has said it intends to deregister one of the country’s biggest mining unions, just weeks before crucial platinum-industry wage talks are expected to begin.
The Labour Court has reserved judgement on Comair's application to interdict a Numsa strike that was due to begin on Thursday afternoon.
SARS executive for remuneration and benefits Takalani Musekwa told Fin24 that all of the tax body’s services would be back online from Wednesday after the National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union accepted the latest wage offer.
Wage negotiations between SARS and labour unions have deadlocked and it is possible that the planned strike will continue on Thursday, now that three different offers have been rejected, the revenue service said.
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