SABC News - Strike


Samwu unprotected workers strike continues in Limpopo

Thursday 9 June 2016 14:05

The continuing unprotected strike by South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) members in Phalaborwa, Limpopo, is affecting the provision of essential services.


The launch comes just over a month after the strike by Pikitup employees which left most parts of Johannesburg strewn with rubbish.
Pikitup launches Clean-Up campaign

Friday 3 June 2016 11:57

The City of Johannesburg and its waste management entity Pikitup have launched city wide Monthly Friday Clean-Up Campaign.


Striking workers block UFS main entrance

Thursday 2 June 2016 10:13

Striking workers at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein have blocked the main entrance at the institution with their vehicles.


Municipal workers at Mokopane and 179 surrounding villages in the Mogalakwena municipality are back at work after a month long strike for better wages.
Mogalakwena municipal workers back at work

Friday 27 May 2016 15:43

The workers downed tools a month ago in demand of salaries equal to those of their counterparts in other municipalities


Cape Town's MyCiti bus drivers embark on strike

Thursday 26 May 2016 12:05

Striking MyCiti bus drivers in Cape Town are demanding better working conditions from their employers.


A similar strike in 2012 forced the government to reinstate subsidies.
Protests in Nigeria ahead of fuel price increase

Wednesday 18 May 2016 21:15

Defying a court ban, hundreds of activists launched a general strike and marched through the streets of the Nigerian capital on Wednesday in protest of a planned increase in fuel prices.


Deadline looms for Parliament on Mgidlana issue

Tuesday 17 May 2016 07:35

Nehawu says parliament's failure to respond to their request to suspend Secretary to Parliament, Gengezi Mgidlana, could result in a strike.


The two-day strike was suspended because less than 1% of workers were involved.
Post Office strike suspended: CWU

Friday 6 May 2016 20:10

The Communication Workers Union has agreed to suspend its two-day strike action against the Post Office.


Pensioners protest outside parliament

Friday 6 May 2016 11:47

Scores of former Ciskei Transport Corporation employees have blocked all the main entrances of Parliament, Cape Town.


Lily Mine still generating funds

Friday 6 May 2016 05:43

Business rescue practitioner at Lily Gold Mine in Mpumalanga, Rob Deveraux says the mine is still engaging with shareholders and the private sector to get funding.


CWU says every year the South African government spend R 20 billion on the private sector postal and courier services.
All systems go for Post Office strike: CWU

Thursday 5 May 2016 07:58

The Communications Workers Union says it is all systems go for the South African Post Office (Sapo) strike on Thursday.


CWU says 90% of the post office's workforce will join its strike over salary increases, due to start on Thursday.
Post Office management to meet CWU in bid to avert strike

Wednesday 4 May 2016 08:33

South African Post Office (Sapo) management is meeting with the Communication Workers Union (CWU) on Wednesday morning to try to stop a postal 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.


South African Post Office
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.


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