SABC News - Strike


Lufthansa agrees on pay with ground personnel - Verdi union

Saturday 28 November 2015 20:15

Deutsche Lufthansa on Saturday signed an agreement with services union Verdi on pay for about 33 000 ground personnel, the union and the airline said.


The workers blockaded Pikitup landfill sites on Friday and trashed the Johannesburg CBD.
No end in sight to Pikitup protest

Saturday 28 November 2015 06:55

The SA Municipal Workers' Union has warned that its members at Johannesburg waste utility company, Pikitup, will continue their strike until management deals with salary disparities.


The striking workers are still blockading the Pikitup landfill sites.
Pikitup strike to continue unabated in Joburg

Friday 27 November 2015 18:11

The streets of Johannesburg will remain dirty for now, this after waste removers vow to push ahead with the strike next week.


Pikitup strike affecting waste collections around Joburg

Wednesday 25 November 2015 17:04

The Pikitup strike has severely affected the collection of waste in some parts of Johannesburg.  


Striking Pikitup workers to map a way forward

Wednesday 25 November 2015 08:25

Striking workers at Johannesburg Waste management company Pikitup will meet on Wednesday morning to plan a way forward.


UJ struggle “not over, just suspended”

Thursday 19 November 2015 06:15

The protest against the outsourcing of workers at the University of Johannesburg has ended for now but protestors say that the struggle is merely suspended and not over.


Stellenbosch strike continues

Wednesday 18 November 2015 21:44

The Stellenbosch University workers' strike has continued on Wednesday.


UJ students are expected to resume their academic activities on Monday.
UJ smokes peace pipe with employees, students

Wednesday 18 November 2015 16:26

University of Johannesburg management and striking employees have reached an agreement.  This will see the cleaning staff return to work on Monday.


Parliament staff are striking over performance bonuses and better working conditions.
Nehawu vows to shut down Parliament

Tuesday 17 November 2015 06:13

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) has vowed to shut down Parliament on Tuesday.


Parliament staff are striking over performance bonuses and better working conditions.
Parly strike continues

Friday 13 November 2015 05:57

A strike by parliamentary staff affiliated to the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union is set to continue on Friday.


Police clashed with protestors outside Parliament.
Parliament secures court interdict against striking staff

Thursday 12 November 2015 06:11

Parliament obtained a new labour court interdict against striking staff, prohibiting them from continuing their three-day-old work stoppage and disrupting the business of the Legislature.


Police fired at the striking workers who were disrupting parliamentary committee hearings.
Parliamentary workers' strike to continue on Thursday

Wednesday 11 November 2015 18:20

Nehawu has warmed that demonstrations will continue at Parliament in Cape Town on Thursday if demands are not met.


Nehawu members protesting outside Parliament.
Parliamentary staff pushes for performance bonuses

Tuesday 10 November 2015 00:28

Parliamentary staff who are Nehawu members are continuing their strike. Their demands include performance bonuses and consultation on the vetting of staff.


NUM to fight job losses at Dilokong Chrome Mine

Thursday 5 November 2015 17:04

The National Union of Mineworkers says it will do everything in its power to ensure that about 500 workers at the ASA Metal Dilokong Chrome Mine in Limpopo do not lose their jobs.


Mine workers embark on illegal strike in Limpopo

Friday 23 October 2015 17:27

About 500 mine workers have embarked on an illegal strike by staging a sit-in underground at the ASA Metals - Dilokong chrome mine outside Burgersfort in Limpopo.


Month-long Algoa bus strike comes to an end

Thursday 22 October 2015 21:10

The month-long bus strike that has crippled transport services in the Nelson Mandela metro has ended.


The City of Tshwane says they estimate that 60 % of their drivers will refuse to work on Sunday.
Tshwane bus drivers to embark on strike

Saturday 17 October 2015 21:41

Pretoria bus drivers are likely to embark on a strike on Sunday after disciplinary action was taken against some of them.


Gautrain drivers have joines the Numsa strike.
Numsa strike affects Gautrain services

Wednesday 14 October 2015 11:00

Gautrain services are being severely affected on Wednesday due to the National Union of metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) anti-corruption and job losses strike.


City Power says Samwu strike will not disrupt electricity supply

Sunday 11 October 2015 21:24

City Power has assured its customers that the expected strike by the South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) will not disrupt electricity supply.


AMCU votes to strike in gold sector

Sunday 11 October 2015 16:21

South Africa's Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) voted on Sunday to strike at the operations of AngloGold Ashanti, Harmony Gold and Sibanye Gold .


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