Cosatu battles declines

2018-09-16 06:30

Financial woes and fights for access to resources are some of the reasons unions are losing members.

Start planning for load shedding this week says Eskom

2018-07-30 14:53

Following a month without load shedding, Eskom warned that the power grid was again constrained due to "instability at several power stations due to acts of intimidation".

NUM said to reject Eskom wage proposal as talks resume

2018-07-06 10:39

One of the three unions meeting on Friday with power utility Eskom has already rejected its latest wage offer, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

Eskom says bad weather the cause of recent power outages, not load shedding

2018-07-03 12:31

Eskom says it is working to tackle weather woes that have damaged infrastructure and left parts of the country in the dark, while negotiations over wages with workers are continuing.

Eskom on load shedding: We're not out of the woods

2018-06-24 06:26

Eskom used diesel worth R102m for three days earlier this month during the industrial action by thousands of its employees to avoid a total blackout, says spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe.

Eskom keeping eye on upsurge in power demand

2018-06-21 09:03

Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe told SAfm's Stephen Grootesthat Eskom would continue to conduct unit maintenance where needed.

Eskom wage talks off to a bad start - union

2018-06-19 14:54

Talks between Eskom and unions are off to bad start, with the power producer reneging on its earlier agreement to include “high-powered” members in its delegation

PSA not budging as government, unions agree to above-inflation wage hikes

2018-05-19 07:03

An agreement was finally reached in the protracted public sector wage negotiations but at least one union, the Public Servants Association will not sign it.

Public sector union considering striking solo amid another delay in wage talks

2018-05-16 06:31

The Public Servants Association is considering striking alone, following yet another postponement in the protracted wage negotiations with government.

SA seen avoiding another crippling platinum strike

2016-05-20 10:13

Anglo American Platinum and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, who are preparing for new labour talks agree they don't expect major interruptions.


Fedusa hopeful as Gautrain talks go into Sunday afternoon

2018-08-12 17:28

The Federation of Unions of South Africa said the United National Transport Union revised its demands downward ahead of talks with Gautrain management company on Sunday.

Eskom wage talks continue amid tension over bonuses

2018-07-27 17:08

Eskom and worker unions remain locked in wage negotiations, alongside a warning from Numsa that a CCMA strike certificate might be considered if talks fail.

Eskom wage talks still set to continue on Friday

2018-07-05 17:41

The power utility and unions are set to meet again on Friday to continue with long-running wage talks, after unions were sought a mandate on Eskom’s latest offer from their members.

Unions huddle with workers after Eskom's latest wage offer

2018-06-28 21:56

Unions are expected to take Eskom's latest offer back to their members, but both are tight lipped on details.

Eskom wage talks still unresolved, set to continue next week

2018-06-21 17:30

Unions in wage talks with the power utility have have asked that Eskom negotiators be allowed to conclude deals without having to run all proposals past the utility's board.

Unions snub Eskom's 4.7% wage hike, await feedback on package of issues

2018-06-20 16:48

Unions negotiating wage increases with Eskom say they have rejected the power utility's offer of a 4.7% increase, but are waiting to hear back about a list of issues presented to the utility.

Debates rage on public sector pay

2018-05-22 14:10

Furious debates about whether to sign or dispute the latest public sector pay deal are now underway at all levels within Cosatu-affiliated public sector unions.

Public sector talks: Another deadlock looming?

2018-05-18 16:34

Cosatu unions have been accused of being in bed with "the employer" – government – and have threatened to exclude the PSA from further negotiations.

Eskom strike averted after marathon talks

2016-08-12 08:13

The deadlock in the Eskom wage negotiations has been broken following a 14-hour marathon wage negotiation process, averting a potentially costly strike for the economy.

Threat of job cuts is a lifetime threat - Amcu

2016-05-16 19:16

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Workers says mines can't threaten them with job cuts as wage talks loom.

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