ARTICLES RELATING TO STRIKE

Banking union plans largest strike since 1920

2019-08-05 20:01

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.

City of Tshwane to announce agreement with municipal workers over wage dispute

2019-08-02 05:31

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.

Ramaphosa must deploy soldiers to ensure our safety – Prasa workers

2019-07-26 10:13

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.

British Airways' pilots just voted to strike, which could mean major disruptions for travel

2019-07-24 06:31

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.

SAA defends interim CEO, warns against strikes

2019-06-18 14:32

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.

SA ports gear up for strikes over pay

2019-05-29 12:16

The Transnet National Ports Authority has warned of upcoming strike action at ports countrywide, which may begin on Wednesday afternoon.

Tiso Blackstar Group served with strike notice over salaries, bonuses

2019-04-26 13:29

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.

Temporary interdict doesn't mean the dispute with Comair is over, says Numsa

2019-04-18 16:57

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.

Comair will seek to ground Numsa strike at Labour Court

2019-04-16 17:52

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.

Nehawu accepts SARS offer, ending strike

2019-04-02 14:39

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union has accepted an offer from the South African Revenue Service.

 

Clean-up operations to begin in earnest in Tshwane

2019-08-02 22:14

Clean-up operations are expected to begin in earnest in the City of Tshwane, following a four-day-long wage strike.

Security challenges sapping resources, Prasa admits

2019-07-26 18:59

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.

Commuter trains set for 'limited service' on day of mass action

2019-07-25 22:01

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 suspends workers for illegal Ngqura strike

2019-07-12 10:06

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 gets court interdict to stop strike at ports

2019-05-29 19:50

Transnet on Wednesday got a court interdict to stop a strike at its ports run by trade union Satawu.

Cell C staff to join Tiso Blackstar Tuesday picket

2019-04-29 12:46

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.

AMCU faces deregistration by labour department

2019-04-24 18:39

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.

Judgment reserved in Comair strike interdict, operations continue smoothly

2019-04-18 14:51

The Labour Court has reserved judgement on Comair's application to interdict a Numsa strike that was due to begin on Thursday afternoon.

SARS: It's business as usual as employees return to work

2019-04-02 18:25

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.

Cash-strapped SARS can't pay unions what they want

2019-03-27 11:56

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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