ARTICLES RELATING TO STRIKE ACTION

WATCH | 46 000 General Motors auto workers strike in US

2019-09-16 14:47

The United Auto Workers union began a nationwide strike against General Motors on Monday, with some 46,000 members walking off the job after contract talks hit an impasse.

Heavy traffic congestion in Pretoria CBD starts to clear as strike winds down

2019-07-29 19:08

A strike in Pretoria by municipal bus drivers, which left the CBD gridlocked, has started to dissipate.

SARS strike: Fresh talks as new boss seeks speedy resolution

2019-03-31 14:06

Newly appointed SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter is hoping to broker a deal with labour unions threatening a total shutdown at the tax collecting agency.

UPDATE: AMCU to appeal Labour Court ruling on Lonmin strike

2019-03-15 15:47

Lonmin says the Labour Court has ruled that the planned secondary strike by workers affiliated to AMCU will be unprotected.

NUM calls for Eskom strike during election week

2019-01-30 12:10

According to a regional branch of NUM, workers at Eskom will strike during election week over the possible sale of shares and planned job cuts at the power utility.

Metrobus in Johannesburg served with strike notice

2019-01-24 11:08

Metrobus in Johannesburg says it has been served with a notice to strike by one of its unions.

Sibanye braces for second AMCU strike

2019-01-14 22:00

Sibanye-Stillwater could be hit by a another strike, with AMCU preparing for a secondary protest action at the firm’s Rustenburg mines.

Lengthy strike over Gold Fields job cuts ends

2018-12-18 20:50

An agreement has been reached, bringing the 45-day strike by NUM members to an end.

Amcu continues with strike action at Sibanye-Stillwater

2018-11-26 11:29

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union has continued its strike over wages at Sibanye-Stillwater into Monday.

Sibanye-Stillwater signs 3-year wage deal with unions

2018-11-15 10:11

Sibanye-Stillwater has concluded a three-year wage deal with the National Union of Mineworkers, Solidarity and UASA.

 

MultiChoice call centre workers to down tools on Friday

2019-08-22 18:20

Workers at MultiChoice call centres across the country will on Friday down tools, in protest over planned job cuts by the pay-TV company.

PSA accepts SARS offer to end strike

2019-04-01 14:03

The Public Servants Association announced on Monday afternoon that it had reached an agreement with the South African Revenue Service to end its strike at the tax authority.

Cele: Police officers in Western Cape, KZN strike, some on leave with 'rogue' sick notes

2019-03-18 14:16

At least 400 police officers are protesting in the Western Cape and a further 120 in KwaZulu-Natal, says Police Minister Bheki Cele.

Dis-Chem strike cost about R50m and counting, group says

2019-02-14 17:26

Loss of income and additional costs directly linked to ongoing industrial action at Dis-Chem have amounted to about R50m to date, the group says.

Hospersa criticises Netcare for possible retrenchments

2019-01-26 12:18

The Health and Other Services Personnel Trade Union of SA has issued a statement in which it criticised the Netcare Group for possible retrenchments.

Numsa, Comair negotiations deadlock over salary discrepancy dispute

2019-01-18 13:14

Comair has confirmed that its negotiations with the National Union of Metalworkers of SA regarding a salary dispute have deadlocked.

Zim’s tax collector, bankers down tools as living costs skyrocket

2019-01-14 20:30

Workers across Zimbabwe have downed tools, saying they are incapacitated by skyrocketing costs following a 150% fuel price hike.

Saftu planning two-day national shutdown in March

2018-12-13 19:11

The trade union federation is calling for a national shutdown in March to protest rising economic hardships.

Numsa to challenge court order barring violence in plastics strike

2018-11-15 17:28

Numsa vowed on Thursday to challenge a recent decision by the Labour Court to grant a temporary contempt of court order to prevent violence in the strike in the plastics sector.

Blame in all directions for violence during Gold Fields strike

2018-11-05 17:45

While the National Union of Mineworkers claims two of its members have been hospitalised, Gold Fields says the union has been perpetrating violence during the strike, which is costing the company R3m per day.

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