'High risk' of load shedding for next 30 days - Eskom

2018-08-03 16:45

There will be a high risk of load shedding until September, Eskom has said, as recovery teams start to get to work fixing damage the power utility says was caused by strikes.

Striking PSA workers taken to Labour Court

2018-07-02 21:55

The government is taking the Public Servants Association to the Labour Court over a strike at SA Social Security Agency offices.

Load shedding exposes cracks at Eskom, analyst warns

2018-06-15 15:00

To institute load shedding as a way of softening the blow of labour unrest shows that Eskom is not operating properly, says energy expert Chris Yelland.

Eskom vows to keep lights on during wage protest

2018-06-13 16:35

Eskom has given an update on the planned strike action and wage negotiations.

PSA cancels 'day of rage' but vows to continue fight for 'financial emancipation'

2018-06-08 18:09

The Public Servants Association says it has cancelled its ‘day of rage’ in support of salary demands, after the majority of unions signed a wage agreement for public servants it is not party to.

PSA vows to take on Cosatu's 'toxic majority' in the public sector

2018-06-06 15:40

The trade union says its fresh round of public protest and strike action is partly aimed at taking on what it calls Cosatu's 'toxic majority' among public servants.

Bus drivers waste no time in resuming services as strike ends

2018-05-14 19:12

Bus companies have announced that services will resume immediately after drivers ended a three-week strike, with MyCiTi and Rea Vaya buses running as from Tuesday morning.

Tourist bus stoned in Cape Town as bus strike continues

2018-04-30 17:25

The bus company whose vehicle was targeted says its drivers have been wary of entering certain "hotspots" since the start of a nationwide strike.

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Thousands of members of the South African Federation of Trade Unions have taken to the streets in major cities across the country to protest the proposed minimum wage and demand changes to working conditions.

Thousands of members of the South African Federation of Trade Unions have taken to the streets in major cities across the country to protest the proposed minimum wage and demand changes to working conditions.

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Government calls on protesters in national shutdown to remain peaceful

2018-04-25 09:06

Government has urged all the members of unions taking part in the nationwide strikes to refrain from violence, intimidation and destruction of property.

 

Fort Hare exams suspended as Nehawu strike over wages continues

2018-07-18 15:19

Students at the University of Fort Hare have been unable to write their exams due to a strike by members of the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union.

‘Take your baby home, she’s dead’ – the words haunting a young mother

2018-07-02 14:30

In an emotional interview, Tshireletso Mothibedi tells DRUM of her desperate race against time to get someone – anyone – to help her precious baby girl before she died waiting for medical attention at a clinic.

Eskom union pickets to continue as negotiations reopen

2018-06-14 15:52

Trade unions at Eskom vowed to continue with lunchtime pickets as the parties head back to the negotiating table.

Eskom 'tense but stable' ahead of planned strike

2018-06-13 11:44

Eskom’s power stations and other critical facilities continue to operate optimally in line with the contingency measures that the company has put in place.

Labour federation Fedusa backs PSA's 'day of rage'

2018-06-08 13:56

Fedusa, the federation to which the Public Servants Association is an affiliate, has backed the union's nationwide strike Monday.

Trade union PSA plans for 'Day of Rage' and indefinite strike

2018-06-06 12:09

Trade union the Public Servants Association, which has 238 000 members, has promised renewed public protest and indefinite strikes from Monday, following long-standing tensions over wage negotiations.

Bus strike takes hefty chunk from economy

2018-05-13 06:00

More than three weeks after thousands of bus drivers downed tools, the economy continues to bleed millions of rands as a result.

5 biggest changes to the SA labour landscape since Workers' Day 2017

2018-04-30 14:26

As millions of employees around the world ready to celebrate International Workers' Day on May 1, Fin24 looks at how the SA labour landscape has changed over the past year.

Sporadic protests flare up in Gauteng, Western Cape

2018-04-25 11:40

The Johannesburg Metro Police Department has warned of road closures in the CBD between 10:00 and 14:00.

The start of strike season: what to expect

2018-04-25 07:33

Fin24 looks at the Saftu strike, the bus strike, the North West health services shutdown and the possibility of a public sector strike as SA enters strike season.

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