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Eskom taking measures in case of NUM coal strike

2017-11-13 18:19

Eskom says it is concerned about the duration of a potential NUM coal strike, and possible intimidation against Eskom coal suppliers not affiliated with the union.

'We are hungry' - striking SABC workers demand 10% salary increase

2017-11-02 12:45

A small number of SABC employees are protesting outside the broadcaster's headquarters in Johannesburg, demanding a 10% salary increase.

PPC Slurry and NUM sign wage agreement

2017-10-19 18:14

PPC has confirmed that the local management of its Slurry plant and members of the National Union of Mineworkers have reached an agreement on wage negotiations.

Mango pilot: Pay strike was our absolute last resort

2017-10-17 20:24

A Mango pilot has spoken to Fin24 about why pilots at the low-cost airline saw no other option than to go on strike - the first time they have taken this step.

SAA receives notice of possible strike action

2017-10-03 16:34

South African Airways has been served with a notice of intention to start industrial action by a labour union.

Cosatu strike: A noble cause uniting SA - economist

2017-09-27 13:32

Two experts look at the economic impact the strike could have and weigh it up against the reason the strike has been called for in the first place.

Zuma continues to be a liability for the revolution - Cosatu

2017-09-22 13:46

Trade union federation Cosatu has once again called on the ANC to recall President Jacob Zuma to save the country from "embarrassment".

Don't test us, police warn as 10111 strike resumes

2017-08-04 11:02

National police have warned the public not to "test" the 10111 call centre, as operators started striking again.

Numsa blames ANC's minimum wage policy for 'chaos', strike plans

2017-07-07 18:48

The ANC's national minimum wage policy is causing chaos in the engineering sector, claims the National Union of Metalworkers of SA as it prepares to strike.

Taxi drivers block Durban roads

2017-05-31 07:19

Minibus taxi operators in Durban and surrounding areas have started blocking busy Durban roads ahead of their protest to Toyota.

 

NUM plans to start coal strike end of next week

2017-11-10 18:32

The National Union of Mineworkers could start a strike in the coal industry soon.

SABC staff embark on national strike

2017-11-02 09:28

SABC employees across the country, including journalists and newsreaders, have downed tools and embarked on strike action, saying that they are fed up with political interference in reporting.

Tshwane bus strike action leaves commuters stranded

2017-10-19 13:18

Workshop personnel at the C de Wet Bus Depot in Tshwane have downed tools, preventing more than 100 buses from moving off and leaving commuters stranded.

SAA averts strike

2017-10-06 15:33

The SA Transport and Allied Workers Union has formally withdrawn a notice of strike served on SAA's maintenance subsidiary, SAA Technical.

Only effective anti-corruption protest will be 2019 election - expert

2017-09-28 12:45

Any real protest against corruption can only be made at the national election in 2019, Sable International director Andrew Rissik said on Thursday.

Strike season falters as labour force faces harsh economy

2017-09-23 13:00

The tough economic climate in SA seems to have made the labour force more realistic in its demands and speeded up its willingness to settle, says a labour expert.

Numsa threatens to strike at SAA Technical

2017-08-17 16:01

The National Union of Metalworkers condemns what it calls attempts by SAA Technical to intimidate and frustrate the union.

Police union vows to intensify 10111 call centre strike

2017-07-28 13:18

Police union SAPU’s members have vowed to go on an intensified strike should negotiations over pay for their emergency call centre members prove fruitless.

Sugar workers could down tools

2017-06-25 12:25

Discussions regarding strike action by around 1 000 Illovo employees in KwaZulu Natal will begin on Monday after wage negotiations resulted in a deadlock.

Telkom subsidiary CEB 'dividing strikers along union lines'

2017-05-22 13:59

A bitter intra-class battle is brewing among the ranks of striking workers and their unions, allegedly fuelled by Telkom subsidiary CEB Maintenance Africa.

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