SANParks workers to strike on Friday over wages

SANParks confirms the strike, saying contingency plans will be in place to avoid disruptions for guests

Car sector employers welcome Numsa wage deal that averts strike

Multiyear agreement hailed as creating stability and policy certainty in the embattled sector

Transpharm workers strike for increase of over 100%

The Shoprite unit supplies over 30,000 pharmacy, dental, surgical and veterinary products to clinics, hospitals, GPs and Medirite Pharmacy outlets

Cosatu warns of mass strike if Eskom workers are retrenched

The union federation says its demands that there be no retrenchments and that Eskom not be privatised are non-negotiable

Numsa and motor industry bosses to meet over deadlock

Union demands a 12% wage hike for workers at petrol stations, car dealerships and component companies, against employers’ proposal of a 5% annual increase for ...

‘Pure criminals’ behind violent trucking industry strike, says association

The National Truck Drivers' Foundation says contrary to what has been said on social media, it is not behind the strike

Banks put backups in place as sector braces for shutdown

Cosatu supports finance union Sasbo’s national strike against job losses and retrenchments

Will City of Joburg’s historic pact with labour unions work?

As part of the deal, unions Samwu and Imatu will now take part in the City of Joburg’s budget planning processes

Auto sector employers are optimistic about wage talks with Numsa

Industry body’s offer is nearly three-quarters less than the 20% pay increase across the board that the union wants

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Competition Tribunal must block Clover sale, unions urge

The unions are opposed to the proposed sale of Clover to consortium Milco for R4.8bn

Amcu and Sibanye at odds over wages for platinum workers

Union singles out company for its ‘shockingly low’ offer regarding its Lonmin operations that it says is intended to provoke a strike

Car sector faces strike if second round of wage talks fails

A bruising strike may be on the cards if the upcoming wage talks in Pretoria fail like the talks in Port Elizabeth did last week

Samwu ends damaging strike in Tshwane with small victory

Workers were demanding that the 18% wage hike be implemented to lower-level employees as well, and be backdated to 2017

GENEVIEVE QUINTAL: Government’s hands tied as unions call the shots on jobs

To really make a difference the government needs labour on its side to deal with slow growth and the unemployment crisis

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Landmark silicosis settlement could exceed R5bn

Six gold mining firms may be liable to pay victims of silicosis, but ‘settlement is open-ended … because we are not sure of how many claimants there are’

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Crippling Tshwane strike to intensify if no wage deal is reached, says defiant Samwu

Municipal workers want an 18% wage increase, in line with what senior management received

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