ARTICLES RELATING TO STRIKES

Chaos is looming for air travel in Britain as pilots from two airlines prepare to go on strike

2019-08-08 19:53

Pilots from Ryanair voted to strike just weeks after a similar vote by British Airways pilots. There are also looming strikes at London Heathrow.

Tshwane bus services suspended following strike chaos

2019-07-30 07:27

The bus strike that caused chaos on the streets of Tshwane has been expected to continue; however, bus services have been suspended entirely.

Platinum giants eye Sibanye's gold mining deal as wage yardstick

2019-07-19 08:11

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%.

Bottling company workers to strike on Wednesday

2019-06-02 12:58

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.

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.

 

Tshwane municipal workers strike to continue

2019-08-01 07:32

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: It will take 2 weeks to clear backlog from Ngqura strike

2019-07-19 19:49

Transnet anticipates that it will take close to two weeks to clear the backlog at Ngqura Container Terminal, which has seen unprotected industrial action.

ConCourt grants 65 Dunlop employees leave to appeal 2012 dismissal

2019-06-28 19:29

The Constitutional Court has granted 65 Dunlop employees, who were unfairly dismissed after a 2012 strike at the company, leave to appeal.

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.

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