SABC News - Strike


Communication Workers Union are demanding for a 10% salary increase and a 16 % bonus.
CWU, MTN to meet over wage talks

Thursday 21 May 2015 15:23

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) and MTN will meet on Thursday to further discuss wage increases.


MTN subscribers feel effects of strike

Wednesday 20 May 2015 11:59

MTN subscribers have begun to feel the effects of the strike by the Communication Workers' Union (CWU) which started this morning.


Some of Samwu’s grievances include inadequate healthcare and transport allowances.
De Lille commits to resolve Samwu issues

Wednesday 6 May 2015 18:30

Cape Town Mayor, Patricia De Lille, has committed herself to addressing concerns raised by the South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu).


 Numsa’s strike action is not affecting the operation of Eskom’s Medupi's unit six.
Striking Medupi workers released

Wednesday 29 April 2015 07:15

Twenty one striking workers at Eskom's Medupi power plant in Lephalale, Limpopo, who had been taken in for questioning by police have been released.


About 44 people were killed in the Marikana unprotected strike.
Marikana report in govt’s hand

Tuesday 31 March 2015 20:35

The presidency says it has received the report of the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.


Mugwena Maluleke says a strike will affect hospitals and schools.
Public sector strike unavoidable: Sadtu

Tuesday 31 March 2015 09:05

The South African Democratic Teacher's Union's General Secretary, Mugwena Maluleke says the a strike in the public sector is inevitable after negotiations reached a dead end.


Over 1000 Medupi workers fired

Saturday 28 March 2015 08:46

Over 1 000 construction workers have been dismissed after an illegal march on Wednesday at Eskom's Medupi power station in Limpopo.


Medupi protesting workers expected back at work on Friday

Thursday 26 March 2015 15:00

About 8 000 workers who embarked on an illegal march at the Medupi Power Station in Limpopo on Wednesday are expected to start returning to work on Friday.


Numsa workers downed tools, calling on Eskom to respond to a set of demands by Friday.
Medupi workers threaten full blown strike

Thursday 26 March 2015 09:21

The National Union of Mineworkers of South Africa (Numsa) says Eskom’s illegal lockout of workers at Medupi power station is provoking them go on a full blown strike.


65 Rea Vaya drivers back to work

Wednesday 25 March 2015 20:07

A total of 65 Rea Vaya bus drivers are back at work following discussions between the SA Municipal Workers Union and bus operators.


Commuters welcome the return of Rea Vaya

Thursday 19 March 2015 07:13

Commuters in Johannesburg have welcomed the return of the Rea Vaya bus services.


The taxi drivers blocked the Rea Vaya bus lanes because they want government to provide them with their own designated lanes.
Taxis impounded for blocking Rea Vaya bus lanes

Wednesday 25 February 2015 18:34

More than 70 taxis have been impounded after the drivers blocked the Rea Vaya bus lanes in the Booysens area, south of Johannesburg.


Rea Vaya services suspended until further notice

Monday 16 February 2015 15:08

The Rea Vaya bus service in Johannesburg has been suspended until the service has enough drivers to operate it, operating company Piotrans said on Monday.


Over R180 million owed to mailbox users: AfriForum

Saturday 14 February 2015 11:38

AfriForum says the South African Post Office owes consumers R180million in compensation linked to the 2014 strike.


Disciplinary action taken against striking Rea Vaya drivers

Monday 9 February 2015 20:25

Disciplinary measures have been instituted against over 160 Rea Vaya bus drivers who have been on an illegal strike in Johannesburg since last week


Rea Vaya strike enters 3rd day

Wednesday 4 February 2015 07:30

Johannesburg bus company, Rea Vaya, says they won't operate any of their services for a third day in a row.


Strike halts production at Mpumalanga timber company

Friday 23 January 2015 14:44

Industrial strike action at timber company Timrite in Mpumalanga is costing the company millions of rands. The strike is on its 5th day.


Mineworkers allege that the management is tampering with recruitment policies.
Northam Platinum strike talks deadlocked

Monday 19 January 2015 18:56

The National Union of Mineworkers (Num) has met with over 5 000 of its members at Zondereinde mine in Limpopo to try and defuse the impasse between the union and mine management.


SA business confidence drops

Tuesday 13 January 2015 09:06

SACCI have recently released a report that indicates that business confidence has dropped to its lowest point since July 2014.


Higher Education to tackle NSFAS funding issues

Tuesday 6 January 2015 12:43

The Higher Education Department says it will deploy officials to help in the administration of funds to students at all universities.


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