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President Cyril Ramaphosa upped the game when he put worker ownership of companies on the table at the congress of the SA Clothing and Textile Workers Union last week.
There has been havoc around Gauteng recently with strikes and looting affecting motorists. In the latest incident, streets in Tshwane were closed following reports of looting.
The strike by City of Tshwane bus drivers and other municipal workers is expected to continue as an agreement between the City and South African Municipal Workers' Union has still not been reached.
Transnet anticipates that it will take close to two weeks to clear the backlog at Ngqura Container Terminal, which has seen unprotected industrial action.
The Constitutional Court has granted 65 Dunlop employees, who were unfairly dismissed after a 2012 strike at the company, leave to appeal.
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 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".
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.
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.
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.
British Airways cancelled hundreds of flights, with disruptions mostly impacting London, as chances dwindled for a breakthrough that would avert the first pilots’ strike in decades.
Pilots from Ryanair voted to strike just weeks after a similar vote by British Airways pilots. There are also looming strikes at London Heathrow.
The bus strike that caused chaos on the streets of Tshwane has been expected to continue; however, bus services have been suspended entirely.
Following a five-month strike that was eventually declared illegal, Sibanye agreed to increase the pay of workers at its three gold mines by 5.5%.
More than 80 workers at the Breëriviervallei Bottling company in Worcester are set to down tools on Wednesday. The workers are asking for an 18% wage hike, among other things.
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.
Protesters around Gauteng and the Western Cape have caused havoc on the roads again.
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.
Twelve minibus taxi associations have blockaded all routes leading in and out of the Vaal Triangle.
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.
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