SABC News - Strike


Municipal strike halts services in eMakhazeni Municipality

Monday 24 November 2014 20:23

A municipal strike has halted services in Mpumalanga's eMakhazeni Municipality.


The Post Office strike has entered its fourth month.
Union to approach CCMA over Post Office strike

Friday 21 November 2014 09:05

CWU says it will be approaching the CCMA after negotiations between the South African Post Office and unions representing workers collapsed on Thursday.


The unions are demanding an 8% increase and the permanent employment of all casual workers.
Talks resume to end Post Office strike

Thursday 20 November 2014 09:29

The South African Post Office management and the Communications Workers Union will resume wage negotiations on Thursday.


The workers are demanding an 8% pay rise, and the conversion of casual workers to permanent staff.
Illegal Post Office strike difficult to intervene in: Committee

Wednesday 12 November 2014 09:55

Parliament's portfolio committee on telecommunications and postal services Chairperson, Mamoloko Kubayi says it is difficult to intervene in the Post Office strike because it is illegal.


Strike costs German rail operator more than 100 mln euros -paper

Saturday 8 November 2014 17:45

A strike by Germany's train drivers will cost German rail operator Deutsche Bahn more than 100 million euros, its chief executive told a German newspaper.


Strike cripples Mpumalanga coal mine

Thursday 6 November 2014 17:06

Workers at Glencore Coal Mine in Hendrina, Mpumalanga, say they are deeply dissatisfied with the mines’ retrenchment policy.


Minister Siyabonga Cwele says his department has engaged post office leaders.
Poor hardest hit by Post Office strike: Cwele

Thursday 30 October 2014 06:58

Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele says close to 170 cases have been reported to police for crimes committed during the two month unprotected Post Office strike.


Economy in Marikana still hurting from strike

Friday 24 October 2014 13:59

Mamsi Ngobeni sat alongside the main road of the South African platinum belt town of Marikana, hunched over a table with a pile of onions, apples, loose cigarettes and tomatoes.


Rea Vaya drivers on strike

Thursday 23 October 2014 18:18

Rea Vaya bus drivers are on strike, the City of Johannesburg said on Thursday.


Strike leads to water shortage in North West

Wednesday 22 October 2014 19:12

More than 15 villages in the Ngaka Modiri Molema district in the North West have been without water for three weeks.


Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene  says South Africa's performance has deteriorated over the past several years reiterating the significance of a shift in fiscal policy.
Treasury pushes to reduce budget deficit

Wednesday 22 October 2014 16:02

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says the 2014 Mid Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) signals a shift in fiscal policy


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.


Follow us on:
Follow us on Twitter Join our Facebook group Watch SABC News video's on Youtube Get RSS feeds or subscribe to podcasts Visit our mobile site,