SABC News - Strike


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


 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.


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pilots' union at Air France said on Thursday its strike was continuing despite confirmation from management that it had withdrawn its controversial plans.


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.


The decision to shut down the institution followed the burning of 18 cars.
TUT shuts down campuses

Saturday 20 September 2014 14:26

The Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) has closed all of its campuses following a spate of violent protests, the institution said on Saturday.


 Barnard Mokwena was Lonmin's executive president of human capital and external affairs at the time of a strike in 2012.
Lonmin employee defends 'faceless' comment

Monday 15 September 2014 18:01

A senior Lonmin employee had to defend calling Marikana strikers "faceless", at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry on Monday.


TUT had decided that the academic programme would have to resume on Wednesday.
TUT suspends SRC

Monday 15 September 2014 17:40

Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) has suspended its Student Representative Council, it said on Monday.


Over 40 paramedics have been suspended by the Mpumalanga Department of Health.
40 paramedics suspended after strike

Monday 15 September 2014 15:21

Over 40 paramedics have been suspended by the Mpumalanga department of Health.


EMS paramedics are amongst the strikers demanding overtime payments and salary increases.
Mpumalanga promises firm action against striking parademics

Friday 12 September 2014 16:20

The Mpumalanga government says firm action will be taken against more than 100 paramedics that have embarked on strike action in Mbombela.


The Communication Workers Union wants all casual workers at the Post Office to be permanently employed.
More woes amid Post Office strike

Thursday 11 September 2014 16:53

It's emerged that the Post Office management has begun dismissing casual workers who are currently on strike.


Neasa was adamant it would continue to support the lock-out until its demands were sufficiently considered.
Numsa loses lock-out legal bid

Monday 8 September 2014 14:44

Numsa's application to the Labour Court in Johannesburg, to declare the lock-out being conducted by Neasa illegal, was dismissed with costs on Monday, the association said.


Cees De Rover says deadly R5 rifles should not be used by police in dealing with public order situations.
Police criticised for using live ammunition in Marikana

Thursday 4 September 2014 19:11

A third policing expert has criticised the police for their use of live ammunition in confronting striking Marikana miners in 2012.


Part-time employees embarked on an illegal strike last month demanding salary increases.
On-going Post Office strike to cause further delays

Wednesday 3 September 2014 18:15

The Post Office says customers should expect further delays in the delivery of mail and parcels in Gauteng due to an on-going strike.


Suzan Shabangu will shed light to the commission about her role during the violent strike by Lonmin mineworkers in August 2012.
Former minister of Minerals to take the stand at Marikana Inquiry

Tuesday 26 August 2014 06:50

Former minister of Minerals and Energy, Suzan Shabangu, is expected to take the stand at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry hearing in Centurion on Tuesday.


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