SABC News - Strike


Gauteng Police are investigating a case of arson.
Post Office cars torched in Soweto

Tuesday 14 October 2014 17:06

Vehicles belonging to the SA Post Office have been set alight outside the South African Post Office (Sapo) building in Chiawelo, Soweto.


EMS paramedics are demanding salary increases.
EMS paramedics down tools in Gauteng

Tuesday 14 October 2014 14:05

Hundreds of paramedics have marched to the EMS head office in Midrand, Johannesburg, where they handed over their memorandum of demand.


A nearly two month Post office strike has still not been resolved.
Post Office strike continues amid World Post Day

Thursday 9 October 2014 19:54

South Africans are still not getting their mail, which is ironic since Thursday is World Post Day. A nearly two month strike has still not been resolved.


 VW says labour unpredictability in South Africa could cause static domestic production volumes.
VW appeals to government to stabilise labour

Saturday 4 October 2014 06:20

Car manufacturer, Volkswagen South Africa has appealed to government to create a conducive climate for business.


Air France pilots stay on strike, talks to resume shortly-union

Thursday 25 September 2014 14:24

The main pilots' union at Air France said on Thursday its strike was continuing despite confirmation from management that it had withdrawn its controversial plans.


Hyundai Motor land bid sparks strikes, complicates labour talks

Wednesday 24 September 2014 07:54

A $10 billion bid by Hyundai Motor Co and two affiliates for a plot of land in Seoul could delay resolution of perennially contentious wage talks.


The decision to shut down the institution followed the burning of 18 cars.
TUT shuts down campuses

Saturday 20 September 2014 14:26

The Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) has closed all of its campuses following a spate of violent protests, the institution said on Saturday.


 Barnard Mokwena was Lonmin's executive president of human capital and external affairs at the time of a strike in 2012.
Lonmin employee defends 'faceless' comment

Monday 15 September 2014 18:01

A senior Lonmin employee had to defend calling Marikana strikers "faceless", at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry on Monday.


TUT had decided that the academic programme would have to resume on Wednesday.
TUT suspends SRC

Monday 15 September 2014 17:40

Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) has suspended its Student Representative Council, it said on Monday.


Over 40 paramedics have been suspended by the Mpumalanga Department of Health.
40 paramedics suspended after strike

Monday 15 September 2014 15:21

Over 40 paramedics have been suspended by the Mpumalanga department of Health.


EMS paramedics are amongst the strikers demanding overtime payments and salary increases.
Mpumalanga promises firm action against striking parademics

Friday 12 September 2014 16:20

The Mpumalanga government says firm action will be taken against more than 100 paramedics that have embarked on strike action in Mbombela.


The Communication Workers Union wants all casual workers at the Post Office to be permanently employed.
More woes amid Post Office strike

Thursday 11 September 2014 16:53

It's emerged that the Post Office management has begun dismissing casual workers who are currently on strike.


Suzan Shabangu will shed light to the commission about her role during the violent strike by Lonmin mineworkers in August 2012.
Former minister of Minerals to take the stand at Marikana Inquiry

Tuesday 26 August 2014 06:50

Former minister of Minerals and Energy, Suzan Shabangu, is expected to take the stand at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry hearing in Centurion on Tuesday.


Lonmin aims to cut up to 5 700 jobs

Monday 25 August 2014 16:29

Platinum producer Lonmin aims to cut around 5 700 jobs, about 21% of its South African workforce, as part of a drive to restore profits after a five-month wage strike this year.


Shadrack Mtshamba will conclude his testimony today at the commission, he is one of the hundreds of Lonmin mineworkers who took part in the fatal strike in 2012.
Lomnin employee to wrap up Marikana testimony

Monday 25 August 2014 08:01

Lonmin mineworker, Shadrack Mtshamba will conclude his testimony Monday in the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.


Recent violent strikes could be the result of SA Labour laws

Thursday 21 August 2014 11:20

The National Employers' Association of SA says labour laws contribute to the prolonged and violent strikes experienced in various industries recently.


Gautrain bus services resume

Thursday 21 August 2014 07:37

All Gautrain bus services will be operational on Thursday after a wildcat strike was averted by employer, Bombela.


I still have nightmares: Miner  

Monday 18 August 2014 20:41

Lonmin mineworker, Shadrack Mtshamba, says the shooting of his colleagues in Marikana in 2012 has left him traumatised with nightmares.


The future of Generations still intact

Monday 18 August 2014 18:58

SABC spokesperson, Kaizer Kganyago says the show will go on.  


PE electricity strike over

Thursday 14 August 2014 20:24

The strike at the Electricity and Energy directorate in Munilak in Port Elizabeth is over.


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