ARTICLES RELATING TO STRIKES

Durban metro strike: Workers use trucks to block key roads

2019-05-02 11:33

Commuters in the eThekwini Metro area are facing heavy congestion as Department of Water and Sanitation workers resume their strike in all parts of the city.

The labour department wants to cancel strike-happy Amcu’s registration – because it isn't a 'genuine trade union'

2019-04-24 14:40

The registrar of labour relations intends to cancel the registration of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) unless he is convinced otherwise – because it is no longer a "genuine trade union".

UPDATE: More SARS branches close due to strike

2019-03-29 12:16

A strike by members of Nehawu and the Public Servants Association at the SA Revenue Service entered its second day on Friday - the date on which all outstanding tax is due.

Labour court rules extension of Sibanye-Stillwater wage agreement to AMCU is lawful

2019-03-20 22:28

The Labour Court has ruled that a gold wage agreement between Sibanye-Stillwater and unions NUM, UASA and Solidarity, which has been extended to AMCU as well as non-unionised employees, is valid and lawful.

WATCH: 10 vehicles torched in Kempton Park

2019-01-30 14:11

Six light vehicles and four trucks have been torched and damaged, while two truckers escaped with minor injuries, after striking plastic industry employees allegedly turned violent. Watch.

Sibanye offers cash advance to workers hit by 'no work, no pay'

2018-12-14 18:59

Sibanye-Stillwater said the cash advance would be repaid to the company over a five-month period “via payroll deduction”, from the end of February 2019.

WATCH: Employees' cars set alight at Germiston plastics factory as violent protests continue

2018-12-11 08:15

Several employees of plastics bottle manufacturer Mpact had their cars set alight by unknown people at its plant in Wadeville.

Looming strike adds to Sibanye-Stillwater’s woes

2018-11-19 15:19

Sibanye-Stillwater is bracing for a strike in its gold operations that will affect 43% of the workforce in its bargaining unit.

Gold Fields smuggles in workers by night to bypass strikers

2018-11-16 14:36

Gold Fields is having to sneak maintenance teams into its South Deep mine in South Africa after protesters shot at vehicles trying to enter the site, where workers have been on strike.

MyCiti bus 'wildcat' strike continues to disrupt routes

2018-10-16 08:54

A 'wildcat' strike by MyCiti bus drivers appears to be entering its second day as the bus service announced disruptions to several routes around Cape Town.

 

Amcu ‘is not a genuine trade union’ – here’s what happens now

2019-04-24 16:41

If the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) is de-registered as a trade union, it will simply vanish overnight. But first it will almost certainly find the courts willing to stop the labour department from wiping it out.

Here's how to drive during SA's dangerous protests

2019-04-13 11:35

Protesters around Gauteng and the Western Cape have caused havoc on the roads again.

SARS sets meeting to try and avoid strike

2019-03-23 14:29

SARS says the National Education Health and Allied Workers Union and the Public Servants Association have served it with a 7-day notice to go on strike.

Taxis shut down routes in and out of Vaal Triangle ahead of Human Rights Day celebrations

2019-03-20 13:00

Twelve minibus taxi associations have blockaded all routes leading in and out of the Vaal Triangle.

4 unions facing a bleak Christmas

2018-12-23 12:11

The recession, rising unemployment and lack of business confidence have all been hallmarks of 2018, leaving some employees seeing out the year with a damper on festive cheer.

WATCH: Stun grenades fired, rocks thrown as Cape Town police and MyCiti protesters clash

2018-12-13 11:33

Police have fired stun grenades at MyCiti bus drivers on strike in the Cape Town CBD. Watch.

Dis-Chem plans for festive season amid warning of 'intensifying' strike

2018-11-19 20:45

Dis-Chem has made provisions to ensure stores and its distribution centres continue to operate ahead of the busy festive season amid warnings of intensifying strike action.

Dis-Chem briefly shuts Mall of Africa branch, operates on skeleton staff amid strike

2018-11-16 19:05

Dis-Chem downplayed the Nupsaw wage strike on Friday, saying a small percentage of employees were participating from the company’s distribution centres as an “opportunistic membership drive” ahead of the festive season.

MyCiti bus strike enters third day

2018-10-17 09:27

A "wildcat" strike by MyCiti bus drivers entered its third day with some routes disrupted in Cape Town.

MyCiti bus drivers on 'illegal strike' in Cape Town

2018-10-15 07:52

MyCiti bus drivers in Cape Town have embarked on an "illegal or wildcat strike", but it is not yet clear what their demands are.

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