Eskom official blames 'worst industrial action in his 28 years' for load shedding

2018-08-28 14:05

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 urge unions to consider 'credible' new wage offers

2018-08-02 20:19

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.

Gautrain moves to normalise peak period operations, as strike continues

2018-08-01 06:47

As the indefinite strike continues into the third day, the Gautrain has expanded its limited operations and opened the Rosebank station on Wednesday morning.

'Train smash' for commuters as Gautrain strike set to continue

2018-07-30 12:46

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 negotiations

2018-07-11 21:10

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

SA platinum producers dodge strike bullet

2016-11-01 15:24

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.

SA strike season warming up

2016-08-11 16:02

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.

Pharma workers launch pay strike, Adcock says not hit

2016-07-29 11:27

Pharmaceutical workers launched an indefinite wage strike, likely affecting production and distribution depots, but Adcock Ingram has not been affected.

Eskom to respond to Numsa's demands within seven days

2016-07-19 13:59

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.

Amcu stands firm on R12 500 minimum wage

2016-07-07 12:53

Delivering Amcu's platinum wage demands, leader Joseph Mathunjwa pointed out that wage inequality persists and inflation targeting neglects working class conditions.


CCMA steps in to resolve Gautrain strike as train service cancelled for weekend

2018-08-03 15:30

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.

Striking workers call for Gautrain boycott

2018-08-02 08:27

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.

Gautrain extends service to airport amid wage strike

2018-07-31 07:38

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 producers table wage offers, lament dire conditions

2018-07-18 18:20

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.

Embattled Prasa faces crippling strike

2017-03-15 15:46

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.

Not all unions on board with Eskom wage deal

2016-08-12 10:36

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.

CCMA steps in to defuse Eskom wage dispute

2016-08-10 13:49

The CCMA will take over negotiations between unions and Eskom regarding a wage dispute.

Petrol pumps could run dry in 3 days, warns union

2016-07-28 14:28

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 to picket at Eskom offices for 'better living wage'

2016-07-18 11:06

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.

Inside Labour: Unions weak now that strength is needed

2016-02-05 06:43

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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