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Autopax and taxi operators are in the mist of having a meeting regarding resolving the issues of routes.
More than 300 Putco bus drivers to be jobless

Wednesday 1 July 2015 11:28

About 330 Putco bus drivers could lose their jobs if an agreement is not reached between the bus operator and the Gauteng Transport department.

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MTN strike not over yet

Tuesday 30 June 2015 16:10

Strike action against South Africa’s second-biggest mobile network MTN [JSE:MTN] has not ended yet, the company confirmed on Tuesday.

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The death of 44 people during a strike in Marikana has been described as a tragedy.
Marikana findings seen as 'wake up call' for mining sector

Saturday 27 June 2015 07:20

Legal experts say the mining sector should draw important lessons from the findings of the Marikana report.

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Damaging wage strike at MTN enters 4th week

Monday 15 June 2015 19:54

A strike over higher pay at South African mobile phone operator MTN Group stretched into its fourth week on Monday, disrupting the supply of some new mobile phones.

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South African public sector unions withdraw from govt wage deal

Friday 12 June 2015 05:47

South African public sector unions have withdrawn from a wage deal and threatened to strike after the government decided to "unilaterally implement" a lower pay offer.

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AMCU reiterates demand for a living wage

Monday 8 June 2015 08:12

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union has stressed that it's merely demanding a living wage.

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 Amcu is threatening to go on strike action if its demands are not met.
Wage talks in gold mining industry to commence

Monday 8 June 2015 06:00

Wage talks in the gold mining industry will start in Johannesburg this week with labour union Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) threatening to embark on a strike.

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The miners were dismissed in 2009 after embarking on an illegal strike.
Former Aquarius miners living in poverty, dying from diseases

Saturday 6 June 2015 19:45

Former Aquarius Mine employees are languishing in poverty and dying of chronic diseases. The miners were dismissed in 2009 after embarking on an illegal strike.

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Wits sit-in over

Friday 29 May 2015 17:33

The two day sit-in by students and unemployed workers at the offices of the University of the Witwatersrand Vice-Chancellor, Prof Adam Habib is over.

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 On Wednesday, the union shop stewards demonstrated outside Salga’s offices in Bellville where negotiations were taking place.
Salga, Samwu wage talks continue

Thursday 28 May 2015 06:04

Wage negotiations between the South African Local Government Association (Salga) and the South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) will resume on Thursday.

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Samwu is demanding an 11% wage increase but Salga is only offering 5%.
Salga ready to smoke peace pipe with Samwu  

Wednesday 27 May 2015 20:44

Salga says it is confident that the bargaining council will reach an agreement that is in the interest of both Salga and Samwu.

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MTN to approach CCMA over on-going wage dispute

Wednesday 27 May 2015 16:10

Giant mobile operator MTN has failed to resolve its on-going wage dispute with its striking employees and says it will now approach the Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA).

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Limpopo residents went on a rampage and set alight a truck and several electrical poles at Anglo Platinum's Twickenham mine outside Burgersfort.
Limpopo police probe arson, public violence case at Anglo

Sunday 24 May 2015 09:56

Limpopo police are investigating cases of arson and public violence at Anglo Platinum's Twickenham mine outside Burgersfort.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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