SABC News - Strike


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.


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.


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.


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.


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South African public sector unions have withdrawn from a wage deal and threatened to strike after the government decided to "unilaterally implement" a lower pay offer.


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.


 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.


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.


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.


 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.


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.


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).


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.


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.


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