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The worst industrial action in 28 years directly contributed to Eskom having to implement load shedding, top executives from the power utility have said.
Gold producers have tabled a new set of three-year wage offers for unions to "carefully consider" saying the sector is facing a difficult business climate.
As the indefinite strike continues into the third day, the Gautrain has expanded its limited operations and opened the Rosebank station on Wednesday morning.
The union's secretary general Steve Harris denies that buses were prevented from leaving the Gautrain depot, and has vowed that strike action will continue until workers' demands are taken seriously.
Gold mining sector starts wage bargaining talks with labour unions, with the Minerals Council of South Africa urging all parties to act in the interest of the industry
The world’s three biggest platinum producers all reached three-year wage deals with the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union without losing one day to a strike.
With Eskom's interdict to ward off a strike, the ongoing fuel strike, the Icasa strike in its 6th week and a looming strike at MTN, industrial action is getting into gear.
Pharmaceutical workers launched an indefinite wage strike, likely affecting production and distribution depots, but Adcock Ingram has not been affected.
Eskom says it will respond to demands tabled by union Numsa - among them a R5 000 housing allowance and a salary hike of at least 20% - within a week.
Delivering Amcu's platinum wage demands, leader Joseph Mathunjwa pointed out that wage inequality persists and inflation targeting neglects working class conditions.
After a week of limited rail routes and frustrated commuters, the Gautrain and the United National Transport Union have agreed to head to the Commission Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration to try resolve the strike.
The United National Transport Union has appealed to commuters to boycott the Gautrain and support its "friendly employees" as the wage strike enters the fourth day.
The Gautrain service will extend its limited offering and operate during peak hours between Sandton and OR Tambo International Airport stopping at the Rhodesfield station as a wage strike continues.
Gold producing companies in wage bargaining talks with unions tabled pay increase offers ranging from 3% for skilled workers and 5.5% for underground employees.
South Africa's rail passenger transport service risks coming to an abrupt halt over demands for a double-digit salary increase, a union federation warns.
Eskom has reached a two-year wage agreement with two of the three unions it recognises, ending what it deems to have been an illegal strike action.
The CCMA will take over negotiations between unions and Eskom regarding a wage dispute.
At least 20 000 South African petroleum industry workers have downed tools, with the union warning that pumps at filling stations could run dry in about three days.
Numsa members at Eskom plan to picket outside the power utility's head office to demand a 'substantial' wage hike as well as a housing allowance increase.
When unions later this year start to demand double digit pay rises, do not be surprised: they will be justified, says Terry Bell.
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