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Calls for proposals to resolve wage talks deadlock
Calls for proposals to resolve wage talks deadlockArticle

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...

26 Apr 2021

Massive CCMA budget cut will hurt workers, say unions
Massive CCMA budget cut will hurt workers, say unionsArticle

Far fewer commissioners to listen to cases will mean reduced turnaround time...

Liezl Human 22 Jan 2021

On Wednesday the Clover SA depot in Perseverance, Port Elizabeth, was operating in spite of a strike. Photo: Joseph Chirume.
Striking workers call for boycott of Clover SA productsArticle

The company says Covid-19 has made a difficult trading environment worse...

Joseph Chirume 15 Oct 2020

Former MasterChef judges, Gary Mehigan, Matt Preston announce new cooking show
Former MasterChef judges, Gary Mehigan, Matt Preston announce new cooking showArticle

#NEWSWATCH: Former MasterChef Australia judges, Gary Mehigan and Matt Preston, have announced their new Channel 7 cooking show, Plate of Origin, without fellow judge George Calombaris...

24 Oct 2019

Comair CEO resigns while still in the clouds
Comair CEO resigns while still in the cloudsArticle

After 23 years with Comair, CEO Erik Venter has resigned. Venter managed to keep the airline at a profitable cruising speed amidst a turbulent airline industry for the duration of his tenure...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 5 Jun 2019

Sars seeks CCMA intervention in wage dispute
Sars seeks CCMA intervention in wage disputeArticle

The South African Revenue Service (Sars) recently met with labour unions in an effort to resolve the salary increment impasse at the revenue collector...

27 Mar 2019

Eskom declares dispute with unions
Eskom declares dispute with unionsArticle

Eskom has declared a dispute with its three trade unions over preconditions introduced in wage negotiations...

16 Aug 2018

Eskom enlists CCMA in wage impasse
Eskom enlists CCMA in wage impasseArticle

Eskom is engaging the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) to facilitate engagement between the organisation and union leaders to resolve the ongoing industrial action...

1 Aug 2018

Wage agreement ends postal strike
Wage agreement ends postal strikeArticle

The South African Post Office (SAPO) and trade unions have reached an agreement on salary adjustments, bringing an end to the two-week postal strike...

19 Jul 2018

Strike action leaves SA in the dark
Strike action leaves SA in the darkArticle

Eskom left large chunks of the country in the dark on Thursday night when it implemented stage one load shedding, blaming the black out on sabotage by striking workers...

Nicci Botha 15 Jun 2018

DUT 'may have to kiss this year goodbye': vice-chancellor
DUT 'may have to kiss this year goodbye': vice-chancellorArticle

The vice-chancellor of the troubled Durban University of Technology has warned that the institution "may have to kiss this year goodbye" if the impasse over staff salaries is not resolved soon...

Suthentira Govender 23 Feb 2018

Meeting to discuss DUT labour dispute
Meeting to discuss DUT labour disputeArticle

Deputy Minister for Higher Education and Training, Buti Manamela, will next week meet with all parties involved in the ongoing labour disputes at the Durban University of Technology (DUT)...

23 Feb 2018

Sasco and Nehawu shut down Unisa over multiple financial disputes
Sasco and Nehawu shut down Unisa over multiple financial disputesArticle

The South African Students Congress (Sasco) and the National Health Education and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) have joined forces to shut down the University of SA (Unisa).

Sipho Mabena 18 Jan 2018

BM Food Manufacturers employees on strike over pay increase
BM Food Manufacturers employees on strike over pay increaseArticle

More than 230 workers from the BM Food Manufacturers Lanseria plant are on strike until their demand for a wage increase has been met...

12 Jan 2018

Tensions run high at NMU over snags in wage talks
Tensions run high at NMU over snags in wage talksArticle

Tensions are running high at Nelson Mandela University (NMU) following eight months of fruitless salary negotiations between unions and management...

19 Dec 2017

Cabinet approves National Minimum Wage
Cabinet approves National Minimum WageArticle

Cabinet has approved the National Minimum Wage Bill, Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Bill and Labour Relations Amendment Bill...

3 Nov 2017

Strike goes on at Coca-Cola
Strike goes on at Coca-ColaArticle

Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu) members of Coca-Cola Beverages SA (CCBSA) operations in five provinces, including the Eastern Cape, are pushing ahead with a protected strike...

20 Oct 2017

Will the new minimum wage be enough?
Will the new minimum wage be enough?Article

The new National Minimum Wage has finally been tabled and it is causing consternation across country and company. Pressing questions remain around the still low amount, and its viability in the current economy...

13 Oct 2017

Makro workers picket in Port Elizabeth
Makro workers picket in Port ElizabethArticle

About 150 workers at the only Makro store in the Eastern Cape are on strike. The strike, by about 150 members of the SACCAWU, began in Port Elizabeth on 22 September...

Joseph Chirume 2 Oct 2017

Clover management and workers at odds over 'illegal' strike action
Clover management and workers at odds over 'illegal' strike actionArticle

A wage dispute has led to workers at Clover in Port Elizabeth embarking on a strike until two demands are met...

Riaan Marais 28 Sep 2017

NHLS proposes revised salary offer
NHLS proposes revised salary offerArticle

The National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) says its board has proposed a revised salary offer to unions...

26 Jul 2017

‘No work, no money' upheld in recent judgement
‘No work, no money' upheld in recent judgementArticle

In the recently decided case of Mpanza and Another v Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development and Correctional Services and Others, the employees sought an order declaring the deductions from their remuneration to be in contravention of the Public Services Act...

Hugo Pienaar and Riola Kok 9 May 2017

Five week Pick n Pay bakers' strike ends
Five week Pick n Pay bakers' strike endsArticle

A five-week strike by workers who produce baked goods for Pick n Pay appeared to end on Monday. The Johannesburg workers concluded reconciliation talks...

Trevor Bohatch and Natalie Pertsovsky 4 Apr 2017

Unisa, Nehawu reach salary agreement
Unisa, Nehawu reach salary agreementArticle

The University of South Africa (Unisa) and the National, Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) have formally signed an agreement for the 2017 salary financial year...

3 Feb 2017

Strikers close Unisa over 10% wage call
Strikers close Unisa over 10% wage callArticle

Striking workers shut down the University of SA's main campus in Pretoria yesterday over a wage dispute...

27 Jan 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Key reasons you should hire an employment lawyerArticle

If you are an employee who finds themselves a victim of sexual harassment or unfair labour, you'll want to quickly hire an experienced employment lawyer to defend you and your case...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 23 Nov 2016

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Lufthansa cancels nearly 900 flights over pilot strikeArticle

Germany's flagship carrier Lufthansa said it would cancel nearly 900 flights because of a strike by pilots...

23 Nov 2016

Table Mountain Cableway implements operational changes with strike under way
Table Mountain Cableway implements operational changes with strike under wayArticle

Having been unable to reach a settlement on annual salary increases, Table Mountain Aerial Cableway's staff, who are members affiliated to SACCAWU, are on strike...

28 Sep 2016

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Comair strike ends after 23% pay hike dealArticle

Comair workers affiliated with trade union United Association of SA will return to work following a near week-long strike for salary increases...

Andiswa Maqutu 22 Apr 2016

Recording strike, lockout or protest action details vital for statistics
Recording strike, lockout or protest action details vital for statisticsArticle

In terms of the Labour Relations Act, No 66 of 1995, an employer must record details of strike, lockout or protest action in LRA Form 9.2...

Lauren Salt 22 Oct 2015

Challenges in SA's mining sector are fuelling the need for renewable energy options
Challenges in SA's mining sector are fuelling the need for renewable energy optionsArticle

South Africa's mining companies are currently facing major financial losses due to ongoing power outages...

Arthur Chien 18 Feb 2015

Deal with striking platinum miners reached 'in principle'
Deal with striking platinum miners reached 'in principle'Article

Platinum producers have announced that an 'in principle' agreement has been reached in the five-month strike over wages.

13 Jun 2014

Public urged to assist police into death of miner
Public urged to assist police into death of minerArticle

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has called on communities in the platinum belt to assist police investigations into the death of a man found hanging on a tree.

30 May 2014

Minerals minister unveils mining task team
Minerals minister unveils mining task teamArticle

PRETORIA: Mineral Resources Minister Advocate Ngoako Ramatlhodi has established an inter-governmental technical team to work with labour and business to resolve the strike in the North West platinum belt.

29 May 2014

Mine-owners, workers must work together: premier
Mine-owners, workers must work together: premierArticle

PRETORIA: Government has urged mine-owners and workers to work together in order to end the protracted strike in the platinum belt.

19 May 2014

No room for anarchy in platinum belt, warns Police Minister
No room for anarchy in platinum belt, warns Police MinisterArticle

PRETORIA: Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa pulled no punches on Wednesday, 14 May, when he reiterated that lawlessness will not be tolerated in the platinum belt, which has been grappling with a 16-week strike.

15 May 2014

Premier Modise calls for end to mining strike
Premier Modise calls for end to mining strikeArticle

PRETORIA: North West Premier Thandi Modise has called for all parties involved in the mining strike to end it, to spare more bloodshed.

13 May 2014

Amazon strike hits Germany
Amazon strike hits GermanyArticle

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: One of Amazon's key sites in Germany was the target of fresh walkouts by staff in an long-running wage dispute.

1 Apr 2014

SA has restored peace in mining sector says Shabangu
SA has restored peace in mining sector says ShabanguArticle

Cape Town - As the strike in the platinum sector continues, the Minister of Energy Susan Shabangu calmed fears it would harm the industry and country by pointing out that South Africa had restored the rule of law, peace and stability in the mining sector.

5 Feb 2014

Restructuring costs weigh down Amplats
Restructuring costs weigh down AmplatsArticle

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats‚) reported a strong rebound in operating profit for the 2013 financial year‚ but its restructuring costs and asset write downs pushed the world's largest platinum producer into an overall loss and it withheld its annual dividend.

Allan Seccombe 4 Feb 2014

Striking mine workers called upon to end strike
Striking mine workers called upon to end strikeArticle

North West Premier Thandi Modise has called on striking parties in the mining sector to strive for a win-win solution to end the current wage dispute.

27 Jan 2014

Striking mine workers called to end strike
Striking mine workers called to end strikeArticle

PRETORIA: North West Premier Thandi Modise has called on striking parties in the mining sector to strive for a win-win solution to end the current wage dispute.

27 Jan 2014

Govt calls for protests to be peaceful
Govt calls for protests to be peacefulArticle

As mineworkers in some of the country's platinum mines prepare to go on strike, government has urged all parties involved in the current wage dispute to engage in meaningful negotiations to resolve the dispute.

22 Jan 2014

SAB granted interdict to stop violence by Fawu
SAB granted interdict to stop violence by FawuArticle

South African Breweries (SAB) has been granted an interdict by the Labour Court which states striking workers must halt any violent activities and abide by the picketing rules.

9 Oct 2013

Clothing wage deal expected
Clothing wage deal expectedArticle

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.

27 Aug 2013

Cotton workers harvest more cashArticle

The SA Clothing and Textile Workers' Union (SACTWU) has settled its national wage dispute in the cotton textile sector, the union said on Tuesday (6 August).

7 Aug 2013

Executive salaries and disparity with 'under-skilled masses'
Executive salaries and disparity with 'under-skilled masses'Article

Two of South Africa's gold mines pay their executive directors between 128 and 148 times more than what their average workers put in their pockets.

Mpho Sibanyoni - Business Reporter 30 Jul 2013

The strike notice: does it assist the employer?
The strike notice: does it assist the employer?Article

The recent Constitutional Court decision of South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (SATAWU) and Others vs Lebogang Michael Moloto NO and Another [2012] ZACC 19 (CC) found that employees are entitled to participate lawfully in a strike even if they are not members of the union that gave the required notice.

Gavin Stansfield and Anli Bezuidenhout 13 Jun 2013

Solidarity, Telkom to resume wage talks
Solidarity, Telkom to resume wage talksArticle

Solidarity and various other trade unions will meet with Telkom again next week in response to an appeal by the Commission for Conciliation‚ Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) for the parties to resume negotiations‚ after wage talks reached a deadlock.

7 Jun 2013

Agri SA: Choices on labour unrest decisive for South Africa
Agri SA: Choices on labour unrest decisive for South AfricaArticle

High level discussions held today trying to resolve the labour unrest situation in the Western Cape confirmed that dissatisfaction involves much more than minimum wages only. Various social concerns also need to be addressed. Furthermore, it became evident that the wage and related challenges are not exclusively, but mainly that of seasonal workers who have to earn their annual income over a period of a few months.

4 Dec 2012

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