SABC News - Strike


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.


Medupi protesting workers expected back at work on Friday

Thursday 26 March 2015 15:00

About 8 000 workers who embarked on an illegal march at the Medupi Power Station in Limpopo on Wednesday are expected to start returning to work on Friday.


Numsa workers downed tools, calling on Eskom to respond to a set of demands by Friday.
Medupi workers threaten full blown strike

Thursday 26 March 2015 09:21

The National Union of Mineworkers of South Africa (Numsa) says Eskom’s illegal lockout of workers at Medupi power station is provoking them go on a full blown strike.


65 Rea Vaya drivers back to work

Wednesday 25 March 2015 20:07

A total of 65 Rea Vaya bus drivers are back at work following discussions between the SA Municipal Workers Union and bus operators.


Commuters welcome the return of Rea Vaya

Thursday 19 March 2015 07:13

Commuters in Johannesburg have welcomed the return of the Rea Vaya bus services.


The taxi drivers blocked the Rea Vaya bus lanes because they want government to provide them with their own designated lanes.
Taxis impounded for blocking Rea Vaya bus lanes

Wednesday 25 February 2015 18:34

More than 70 taxis have been impounded after the drivers blocked the Rea Vaya bus lanes in the Booysens area, south of Johannesburg.


Rea Vaya services suspended until further notice

Monday 16 February 2015 15:08

The Rea Vaya bus service in Johannesburg has been suspended until the service has enough drivers to operate it, operating company Piotrans said on Monday.


Over R180 million owed to mailbox users: AfriForum

Saturday 14 February 2015 11:38

AfriForum says the South African Post Office owes consumers R180million in compensation linked to the 2014 strike.


Disciplinary action taken against striking Rea Vaya drivers

Monday 9 February 2015 20:25

Disciplinary measures have been instituted against over 160 Rea Vaya bus drivers who have been on an illegal strike in Johannesburg since last week


Rea Vaya strike enters 3rd day

Wednesday 4 February 2015 07:30

Johannesburg bus company, Rea Vaya, says they won't operate any of their services for a third day in a row.


Strike halts production at Mpumalanga timber company

Friday 23 January 2015 14:44

Industrial strike action at timber company Timrite in Mpumalanga is costing the company millions of rands. The strike is on its 5th day.


Mineworkers allege that the management is tampering with recruitment policies.
Northam Platinum strike talks deadlocked

Monday 19 January 2015 18:56

The National Union of Mineworkers (Num) has met with over 5 000 of its members at Zondereinde mine in Limpopo to try and defuse the impasse between the union and mine management.


SA business confidence drops

Tuesday 13 January 2015 09:06

SACCI have recently released a report that indicates that business confidence has dropped to its lowest point since July 2014.


Higher Education to tackle NSFAS funding issues

Tuesday 6 January 2015 12:43

The Higher Education Department says it will deploy officials to help in the administration of funds to students at all universities.


Limpopo Health Department down plays medicine theft reports

Monday 5 January 2015 15:26

The Limpopo Health Department has denied a weekend report of an apparent theft of medicine at the Musina hospital.


Solidarity says non-striking have forfeited half of their packages.
Non-striking mineworkers are prejudiced: Solidarity

Wednesday 11 June 2014 08:20

Trade Union, Solidarity is set to file an urgent application with the Constitutional Court in a bid to restore the right to work for non-striking workers in the platinum mining sector


Gill Marcus believes a recession is unlikely.
Marcus warns export figures will be affected by mine strike

Wednesday 11 June 2014 05:48

SA Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus warned that export figures will be affected if the almost five-month-old strike in the platinum mining sector continues.


'Platinum strike not good for investor confidence': Marcus

Tuesday 10 June 2014 15:12

SA Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus warned on Tuesday that export figures will be affected if the almost five-month-old platinum mining sector strike continues.


Amcu workers are demanding for a R 12 500 basic monthly salary.
Mining companies can’t afford union's demands: Economist

Tuesday 10 June 2014 09:20

Investment Solutions chief strategist, Chris Hart says South Africa’s reputation has been wrecked by the strike in the platinum sector.


Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi said two days ago that if Monday's talks fail to break the deadlock he'd throw in the towel.
Latest talks to end platinum strike collapses

Monday 9 June 2014 20:20

The make or break meeting between Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi, platinum bosses and Amcu has ended with no agreement to end the five month strike.


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