Comair workers embarked on industrial action on Wednesday after a deadlock in wage negotiations for a multi-year collective bargaining agreement.
SACP calls on members to boycott Comair flights

Tuesday 19 April 2016 18:02

The South African Communist Party (SACP) on Tuesday declared its support for striking Comair workers, calling on its members to boycott the airline’s flights.


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.


Chamber of Mines to present draft agreement to unions

Wednesday 16 September 2015 06:07

The Chamber of Mines is expected to present a draft agreement to three gold mining sector unions on Monday next week at wage talks mediated by the CCMA.


Wage talks in gold sector continue

Tuesday 15 September 2015 13:50

Wage talks between the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), unions and gold mining companies will continue on Tuesday.


Mining stakeholders look to CCMA to end wage stalemate

Monday 14 September 2015 12:15

Wage talks between three major gold mining companies and four unions will start at the Commission of Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) on Monday


Unions welcome new mining job deal

Tuesday 1 September 2015 08:05

Mining unions have welcomed Monday’s new deal with government and companies to stem the loss of jobs in the sector.


Trade union UASA has threatened a full blown strike against Rand Water.
Water supply crisis loom in Gauteng due to wage dispute

Friday 14 August 2015 18:25

Gauteng residents could experience water supply problems from next week.


Unions reject tabled wage offers during gold sector talks

Monday 6 July 2015 20:17

Gold sector unions AMCU, NUM, Solidarity, and UASA have rejected the various wage offers put on the table.


Gold mining sector wage negotiation resumes on Monday

Sunday 21 June 2015 14:42

The wage negotiation in the gold mining sector resumes on Monday, with three days set aside for the negotiations.


Unions are gathered in Johannesburg to discuss the electricity crisis in the country.
Unions call for transparency at Eskom

Wednesday 3 June 2015 15:21

Trade unions have called on Eskom to open its books for public scrutiny.


Govt calls on Amcu, mines to return to the negotiating table

Thursday 15 May 2014 20:22

The SA government has called on Amcu and platinum mines to return to the negotiating table, while smaller unions have slammed both Amcu and the employers for being irresponsible.


Employers are offering a salary hike of between 7.5 and 8.5%.
Coal industry wage talks still deadlocked

Thursday 26 September 2013 10:45

The Chamber of Mines and unions representing workers in the coal industry have failed to reach a settlement in their wage negotiations.


Striking Amcu members warned of job losses

Sunday 15 September 2013 13:15

Gold producers have warned that Amcu members could risk losing their jobs if they go on strike.


Amcu is demanding a basic salary of R 12500 a month for mineworkers.
Chamber of Mines, Amcu in bid to end wage deadlock

Friday 13 September 2013 07:00

The Chamber of Mines and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) are to meet on Friday in relation to wage increases in the gold sector.


Gold sector wage talks fail

Thursday 22 August 2013 20:23

The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) says two unions in the gold mining sector could go on strike after rejecting the latest wage offer by the Chamber of Mines.


Gold sector wage talks plod along

Tuesday 20 August 2013 15:43

Gold sector wage talks underway at the Chamber of Mines are expected to last into Tuesday night.


Amcu finally recognised as majority union by Lonmin

Wednesday 14 August 2013 18:48

Platinum producer Lonmin has finally recognised Amcu as a majority union at its mines. The two parties signed an Employee recognition agreement on Wednesday.


Strike looms in coal industry

Tuesday 13 August 2013 06:18

A strike is looming in the coal industry, which will put severe pressure on the country's power grid.


Anglo Plat retrenchment talks extended

Tuesday 6 August 2013 18:04

Talks over retrenchments at Anglo Platinum have been extended to the 16th of August.


Labour unions, Solidarity and National Union of Mineworkers, say a strike may be their next move to resolve wage talks.
Gold mining sector strike looms

Thursday 25 July 2013 06:29

A crippling strike is looming in the gold industry after wage talks between labour unions Solidarity, the National Union of Mineworkers and UASA collapsed in Johannesburg.


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