South Africans are being asked to come forward with proposals that might assist in resolving the deadlock between government and organised labour over the current public service wage negotiations...
Sibanye-Stillwater concluded a three-year wage agreement with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), Solidarity and Uasa in respect of wages and conditions of service for three years...
The majority of employers in the steel and engineering sector have implemented self-determined wage increases for workers in the absence of an industry wage agreement...
Theto Mahlakoana 16 Jan 2018
Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has welcomed the end of the strike in the coal sector...
Growth in retail sales slowed slightly to 3.3% year on year (y/y) in July compared with a year earlier from 3.5% in June, Statistics SA data showed on Wednesday...
Aquarius Platinum's Mimosa mine in Zimbabwe had a strong operational performance in the June quarter while the Platinum Mile operation in Rustenburg was brought to a standstill by the five-month strike at Anglo American Platinum (Amplats).
Allan Seccombe 29 Jul 2014
PRETORIA: President Jacob Zuma has welcomed the conclusion of the strike by platinum mine workers.
The Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu) has accepted a 7% wage offer from South African Breweries (SAB)‚ bringing an end to more than a month of strike action characterised by violence and intimidation.
More than 50,000 clothing and textile workers will not go on strike as five out of six employer organisations and the Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers Union (Sactwu) have reached a last-minute deal to prevent strike action.
Paul Vecchiatto 3 Sep 2013
As industrial action in the vehicle manufacturing sector continues, the latest National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA (Naamsa) data shows that BMW and Ford Motor's export operations have been negatively affected by the labour unrest.
Karl Gernetzky and Alistair Anderson 3 Sep 2013
The National Union of Metalworkers of SA's (Numsa's) 30‚000 members in the vehicle manufacturing sector have refused a wage offer tabled by vehicle manufacturers and have demanded further improvements‚ Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim said on Friday (30 August).
Karl Gernetzky 2 Sep 2013
A wage settlement for SA Clothing and Textile Workers' Union (Sactwu) members with clothing sector employers could be expected soon, the union said on Monday, 26 August 2013.
Fixed-line operator Telkom on Monday (5 August) announced the successful conclusion of wage talks with organised labour after reaching a three-year wage agreement with the South African Communications Union (Sacu).
Transport utility Transnet has concluded a two-year wage agreement for bargaining unit employees‚ it said on Wednesday (15 May).
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Gavin Moffat 21 Feb 2013
According to Agri SA, Tuesday's claim by Cosatu's Tony Ehrenreich that a breakthrough was achieved with a wage deal in Clanwilliam, requires clarification.
Fin24 reports that The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) warned that mining strikes would likely curb economic growth for the rest of the year.
The nationwide strike by about 20 000 truck and freight drivers is in its second week and threatens to further choke South Africa's fragile economy.
Clover Industries (CLR) and the Food & Allied Workers Union (Fawu) have reached a wage settlement‚ ending a six-day strike.
The minimum wage model being applied to clothing and textile workers is out of step with the realities of the industry and Business Day reports that this is the main reason why few of the companies are complying with its requirements.
SA's clothing industry has crossed the Rubicon. It has secured a three-year wage deal that will allow it to pay new entrants into the workforce 20%-30% less than existing workers.
Transnet and the South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) on Thursday, 27 May 2010, finally broke the deadlock, ending the three-week-long wage dispute that has cost an estimated at R7 billion, crippled the parastatal's operations and led to the accumulation of a backlog.
Artwell Dlamini 28 May 2010
Transnet, the transport utility, indicated on Tuesday, 25 May 2010, it had begun to rollout its "recovery plan" aimed at clearing the backlog accumulated as a result of the strike, which commenced three weeks ago.
The Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers' Union (Sactwu) is expected to sign a wage agreement today, Thursday 15 October 2009, after its members embarked on a 10-day strike last month.
NEWSWATCH: The national broadcaster and unions have signed a wage agreement that sees a 10% salary increase across the board - workers will get an immediate 8.5% and a further 1.5% from December 2009. Both are backdated to 1 April, and if the SABC makes an operational profit of R21 million at the end of the 2009/10 financial year, workers will benefit there as well, reports IOL.
NEWSWATCH: It's bad news, and good news… At the SABC, the unions have given management an ultimatum, reports Mail & Guardian Online, and the good news, the 2010 strike - marred by intimidation - is set to end, reports Eyewitness News.