SABC News - Strike


Prasa's lawyer Andre Oosthuizen told the court that striking SATAWU members had contravened a previous court order by not returning to work.
Judgment reserved in Prasa interdict application

Tuesday 3 May 2016 17:16

The Cape Town Labour Court on Tuesday reserved judgment in an application by Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa for permanent interdicts against trade union SATAWU.


CWU vows to shut down the Post Office

Tuesday 3 May 2016 10:54

The Communications Workers' Union has vowed to shut down Post Office services across the country from Thursday.


In terms of an agreement reached at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation, and Arbitration (CCMA) on Friday, the union would be responsible for discipline and order during the strike.
Teti Traffic, Satawu head for conciliation over 130% pay hike demand

Sunday 1 May 2016 17:31

Traffic incidents management company Teti Traffic Pty Ltd and the SA Transport and Allied Workers’ Union will start conciliation talks on Wednesday.


The Post Office has been bedeviled  by crippling strikes, board room dramas and corruption in recent years.
Another crippling strike set to hit SAPO

Friday 29 April 2016 20:15

The Communication Workers Union says it, together with other unions at the Post Office, will down tools next Thursday and Friday to push for salary increases.


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Post Office workers to down tools: CWU

Friday 29 April 2016 08:17

The Communication Workers' Union (CWU) says the South African Post Office workers will embark on a strike over the lack of salary increases in the past two years.


Comair staff picket after wage negotiations deadlock

Thursday 14 April 2016 16:24

More than 100 ground staff affiliated to the trade union UASA are picketing outside Comair offices in Kempton Park on the East Rand.


 Comair workers downed tools on Wednesday after salary negotiations deadlocked.
Striking Comair workers seek permission to picket at airports

Thursday 14 April 2016 09:30

Striking Comair workers will approach the Airports Company of South Africa (Acsa) to seek permission to picket at airports.


Ten Metrorail coaches torched

Sunday 10 April 2016 08:20

Ten Metrorail coaches have been torched at the Cape Town station causing millions of rand in damage.


Drawn-out Pikitup strike finally ends

Sunday 10 April 2016 06:45

The month-long strike by Pikitup workers came to an end on Saturday night after the City and the South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) reached an agreement.


Workers from the AMCU torched two trucks and offices at the Wonderfontein Mine on Wednesday night.
Glencore says South African coal strike violence worsens

Thursday 7 April 2016 14:34

Glencore has laid arson charges against a South African mining union as a three-week coal strike turns increasingly violent, the mining company said on Thursday.


Metrorail gets interdict against Satawu strike

Thursday 7 April 2016 10:01

Metrorail has obtained an interdict against South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) workers for a planned strike on Thursday.


Pikitup workers found guilty of participating in an unprotected strike

Wednesday 6 April 2016 21:40

Four thousand Pikitup workers have been found guilty of participating in an unprotected strike.  


Metrorail has reassured the public of uninterrupted services.
Metrorail commuters called to seek alternative transport

Wednesday 6 April 2016 06:46

Satawu has called on members of the public using Metrorail services to find alternative transport on Wednesday due to a strike action by union members.


Rubbish has been piling up across Johannesburg after workers at the City's waste management firm, Pikitup, went on strike nearly a month ago.
Pikitup strike: 'It's coming together slowly', Tau

Tuesday 5 April 2016 20:43

Johannesburg Mayor, Parks Tau says the City is waiting for the results of disciplinary hearings to determine the fate of striking workers at Pikitup.


Bags of refuse are piling up around Johannesburg following the strike by workers at the waste management company.
Joburg residents urged to manage waste to avoid health risks

Monday 4 April 2016 09:07

The Gauteng Health Department says it is concerned that the Pikitup strike is creating serious health concerns.


About 4 000 workers are standing firm, demanding a salary hike to between R6 000 and R10 000 a month.
Disciplinary processes to get underway as Pikitup strike continues

Sunday 3 April 2016 09:31

As the illegal Pikitup strike continues, Pikitup Management says disciplinary processes are yet to get underway.


Pikitup, Samwu talks breakdown again

Friday 1 April 2016 06:39

Negotiations to end the four-week strike between Pikitup and workers affiliated to Samwu broke down again late Thursday.


Pikitup says striking workers won't be paid for April.
Pikitup defends decision to pay striking workers

Thursday 31 March 2016 21:04

Johannesburg Waste management company Pikitup has defended a decision to pay striking workers their salaries for March, despite a four week strike.


Three week strike halts production at Wonderfontein Coal Mine

Thursday 31 March 2016 19:37

Production at Glencore Wonderfontein Coal Mine in Mpumalanga has been halted for nearly three weeks.


Piles of rubbish lie uncollected in and around the city as the strike by Pikitup workers enters its third week.
Pikitup workers DC continues

Wednesday 30 March 2016 10:20

Waste management company, Pikitup will continue with disciplinary hearings for its 4000 employees, who have defied two court interdicts.


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