SABC News - Strike


The strike by the union members working at fuel refineries and depots has affected fuel delivery in certain areas.
Back to work for Ceppwawu workers

Thursday 18 August 2016 06:01

Ceppwawu members are expected to be back at work after the three-week strike in the petroleum industry ended on Wednesday.


There will be a mass meeting at the University of Pretoria.
Students expected to strike over fee increases

Monday 15 August 2016 05:36

The South African Union of Students could start protesting against possible fee increases at universities as soon as on Monday.


NUM, Eskom reach wage agreement

Friday 12 August 2016 17:35

NUM has urged Eskom not to take any disciplinary actions against its striking members in the spirit of building a broken relationship between the two parties.


Eskom, NUM talks to resume at the CCMA

Thursday 11 August 2016 06:41

Eskom and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) will resume formal negotiations at the CCMA on Thursday.


A strike by 15 000 NUM members could disrupt power supply accross the country.
NUM ready to bring Eskom to it's knees

Wednesday 10 August 2016 21:05

It’s all systems go for a nationwide strike by the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) at Eskom on Thursday.


Eskom gets interdict preventing workers from striking

Wednesday 10 August 2016 08:25

Power utility Eskom has obtained a court interdict preventing their employees from embarking on an illegal strike.


Eskom strike sparks power supply fears

Wednesday 10 August 2016 06:05

Power supply could come under severe pressure this week as 15 000 National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) members at Eskom prepare to join a strike on Tuesday.


I&J workers embark on wage strike

Monday 8 August 2016 18:09

Deep sea fishers of I&J in Cape Town have embarked on a strike in demand for higher wages.


 Some filling stations around the country have reported fuel delivery concerns as a result of the strike.
Talks in the petroleum industry to resume

Friday 5 August 2016 05:48

Employers in the petroleum industry have agreed to resume negotiations with the Chemical, Energy, Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Workers' Union (Ceppwawu) on Friday.


Fuel stations in Pretoria operating at a loss

Thursday 4 August 2016 16:40

Fuel stations in Pretoria are operating at a loss and threatens jobs as the fuel shortage continues.


Workers are demanding a one year wage agreement, as well as a 9% increase.
No end in sight to petroleum sector strike

Monday 1 August 2016 12:22

The stalemate in the petroleum industry continues as the Chemical Energy Paper Printing Wood and Allied Workers Union digs in its heels and the employer stays away from talks.


Petrol at some Gauteng stations has run dry.
Sapia assures of enough fuel amid strike

Monday 1 August 2016 09:31

Sapia says there is enough fuel for the country, but the strike by the CEPPAWU strike is hampering delivery to filling stations.


Cosatu, pledging its solidarity with the dismissed workers, marched to Lafarge offices on Friday.
Lafarge refuses to reinstate dismissed workers

Friday 22 July 2016 19:46

Cement producer, Lafarge, in Lichtenburg, North West, is standing its ground against dismissed workers. More than 150 workers were fired for having embarked on an illegal strike.


Numsa is demanding a 17% salary increase.
Numsa demands higher salaries at Eskom

Monday 18 July 2016 18:40

Numsa members have protested outside Eskom's head office in Johannesburg to demand higher salaries.


Metrobus drivers went on strike since last Friday after the introduction of ticket inspectors.
Metrobus strike over: union, management reach agreement

Tuesday 12 July 2016 17:29

Johannesburg Metrobus commuters can expect the service to return to normal by Wednesday afternoon.


Metrobus drivers embarked on an illegal strike last Friday saying they were unhappy with the appointment of a service provider to check valid bus tickets.
Metrobus introduces inspectors to avoid fare evasion: Tau

Tuesday 12 July 2016 15:05

Johannesburg mayor Parks Tau says the introduction of bus inspectors at Metrobus will help curb fare evasion and petty theft.


The campus has been shut down after Monday's protest action in which students and security staff barricaded all entrances.
NMM University pushes to resume academic activities

Tuesday 12 July 2016 09:15

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth is to resume talks on Tuesday to address the issues at the institution.


Metro buses have not been operational since Friday
Metro buses still not operating

Monday 11 July 2016 07:44

Metro buses in Gauteng are not operating on Monday because several drivers have embarked on an unprotected strike.


Police assured the public it would deploy security and guarantee safe passage for all employees reporting for work in Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe assures public servants will be paid

Thursday 7 July 2016 06:25

Public servants, including medical doctors heeded a stay away call and cities and towns are in virtual shutdown mode.


Samwu unprotected workers strike continues in Limpopo

Thursday 9 June 2016 14:05

The continuing unprotected strike by South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) members in Phalaborwa, Limpopo, is affecting the provision of essential services.


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