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Trade union Numsa on Friday reached a three-year wage deal agreement with automotive manufacturers after wage negotiations reached a deadlock earlier this month.
Trade union AMCU will end its five-month long strike after reaching an agreement with Sibanye-Stillwater.
According to Sibanye-Stillwater, the collective membership of the NUM, UASA and Solidarity has increased to over 50% of the employees at the South African gold operations, allowing for extension of the agreement.
Miners, artisans and officials will receive a 4.25% increase for the first year of the agreement, and CPI-linked increases for the next two years.
The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union is confident of a favourable decision in its dispute with Golden Arrow, after Putco was ordered to pay on Monday.
Eskom has thanked customers for using electricity sparingly during the peak evening period.
A majority of trade unions have signed the public sector wage agreement, the Public Service Coordinating Bargaining Council has confirmed.
Sibanye-Stillwater has signed a three year wage agreement at its Kroondal operations.
Numsa wants to reach an agreement in wage negotiations with bus employers before 9 February.
If government wants to see the economy prosper, it needs to get its house in order on two crucial issues: minimum wages and improving labour market stability.
Clean-up operations are expected to begin in earnest in the City of Tshwane, following a four-day-long wage strike.
SARS executive for remuneration and benefits Takalani Musekwa told Fin24 that all of the tax body’s services would be back online from Wednesday after the National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union accepted the latest wage offer.
Sibanye-Stillwater has concluded a three-year wage deal with the National Union of Mineworkers, Solidarity and UASA.
The Minerals Council has announced the conclusion of a wage agreement between Harmony Gold [JSE:HAR] and unions representing an estimated 69% of the miner workforce.
Eskom did not have to implement rotational load shedding on Friday thanks to customers using electricity sparingly.
While Eskom issued an alert warning of a risk of stage 1 load shedding between 17:00 to 21:00, it later said it did not need to cut power.
While the department of public service and administration has said that unions have “in principle” agreed to the public sector wage agreement, at least one union says it is not backing the offer.
Numsa and South32 have reached a wage settlement, resulting in an end to the strike.
Ratings agency Moody’s lauded South Africa’s three-year wage agreement in the platinum sector as a “credit positive” for the mining sector and the economy as a whole.
The SA Transport and Allied Workers’ Union says the strike at traffic incidents management company Teti Traffic is over and workers will be reporting for work today.
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