NUM open to inflation-linked wage hike at Eskom

A National Union of Mineworkers source says its members will consider an offer of ‘inflation plus a certain percentage’, a day before talks resume

City of Joburg Samwu workers threaten strike

The South African Municipal Workers Union accuses the DA-led municipality of not taking its grievances seriously

Union accuses Eskom of ‘Thatcherism at its best’

Unions are furious with Eskom management for referring its no-increase offer to the Commission for Conciliation‚ Mediation and Arbitration without consultation

Eskom workers return to work but Numsa warns of total shutdown

The utility says it does not expect load-shedding for the ‘most part’ of Friday after being forced to cut power to parts of the country on Thursday evening

Union Solidarity to strike at Sasol over black economic empowerment plans

Sasol plans to sell 25% of its operations to qualifying black employees in a R21bn deal; Solidarity calls it ‘blatant discrimination’

Nehawu threatens mass action in Limpopo due to unpaid bonuses from the health department

The National Education Health and Allied Workers Union wants R160m in benefits unpaid since the 2016-17 financial year, and will not guarantee patient safety

Body of last missing Sibanye-Stillwater miner found

A three-day search operation at the Kloof Ikamva mine has reached a sad conclusion

NUM insists workers take priority over allegiances

David Sipunzi warns that President Cyril Ramaphosa, who was the first secretary of the NUM, is now mostly under the influence of business

Four miners die at Sibanye shaft

Amcu calls for Cyril Ramaphosa to intervene in amending mine safety legislations

Amcu plans to demand R12,500 minimum wage for gold miners

The union is also calling for an increase in severance pay, transport costs and longer maternity leave, as well as a five-day week to replace the shift system

Numsa rejects Air Chefs’ decision to retrench almost 120 workers

The union says any discussion about layoffs should take place within the SAA group — the ‘mother company’ — and that restructuring must ...

After 10 months of talks, government and workers agree to three-year wage deal

The state can now implement the deal even though it has been rejected by the 230,000-member Public Servants Association, which has threatened to strike

Municipal wage talks stall as union declares a dispute

Samwu slams corruption and irregular spending, saying municipal workers should not be punished for manmade mess

Eskom digs in its heels about no wage increases

Chairman Jabu Mabuza has said that new appointments have been halted and that there will be no pay hikes or bonuses

Public servants’ body plans indefinite strike

The 230,000 strong Public Servants Association plans to down tools on June 11 in wage dispute

Amcu targets R7bn pension fund at Amplats

Amcu contends that Amplats disbanded a task team set up to talk about the transfer of funds to Igula Umbrella Provident Fund

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