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Amplats gets $385 mln offer for Bokoni mine stake

Wednesday 17 December 2014 15:30

Anglo American Platinum has received a 4.5billion rand ($385 million) offer for its 49 percent stake in the Bokoni mine in northeast South Africa

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Nehawu rejects govt wage offer

Wednesday 17 December 2014 10:41

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu)'s spokesperson, Sizwe Pamla they have unanimously rejected government’s five percent wage offer for the 1.3 million state employees.

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Can the Post Office Become an Instrument for Change?

Tuesday 2 December 2014 11:19

Glenn Ashton asks whether the national Post Office and the national postal system, as we know them, become redundant in an age of almost universal instant electronic communication?

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Municipal strike halts services in eMakhazeni Municipality

Monday 24 November 2014 20:23

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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 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.

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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.

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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.

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