Cosatu calls for SA’s mining sector to be shut down over centralised bargaining

The bosses ‘are playing golf in Mauritius, in Dubai, in different countries, while we are working in the mines, and not getting anything’

Cosatu to go on national strike against corruption and job losses

The federation plans to strike against corruption, job losses, retrenchments, gender-based violence and attacks on collective bargaining

Seifsa strikes conciliatory tone as Numsa workers march

Employer body says it has reached out to the union for a meeting to resolve issues and reach a deal

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Numsa to go ahead with strike after talks collapse

National Union of Metalworkers of SA plans total shutdown of the engineering sector

Steel sector employers to lock out workers if Numsa embarks on strike

Employer body Seifsa says there is still time for an agreement but union says the strike will start on October 5

Numsa to embark on indefinite strike in October over wage increases

The steel and engineering sector says conditions do not allow for the improvements the union is demanding

Unions had ‘no choice but to accept’ 3.5% wage deal due to pandemic

The harsh economic environment forced the workers to give nod to the offer, seen as favouring the state

SA records 10‚685 new Covid-19 infections in the past 24 hours

There were 526 new hospital admissions since Monday, says health institute

Numsa threatens ‘mother of all strikes’ in steel and engineering sector

Employer body Seifsa says threat of strike action is premature as more talks are scheduled

Seifsa declares ‘counter dispute’ against union over higher wages

Seifsa says its settlement offer is the best way forward to ensure a sustainable metals and engineering industry

Nxesi taken to court for extending wage deal to nonparties in bus sector

Bargaining council says it will oppose the application to protect members and avoid everybody suing the minister

Wage agreement not ideal, say unions, but good for now

It includes a 1.5% pay progression hike as well as a cash gratuity of R1,000 cash after tax, for all workers below management level

Government gets public sector wage agreement over the line

Nehawu declines to sign wage deal, but other parties make up a majority

Steel industry wage offer falls short of what workers seek

Employers say the demands are unaffordable given the blow suffered from the Covid-19 pandemic and declining steel prices

Gig workers in SA struggling, exploited and often underpaid

UCT-Oxford report notes that digital platforms allow employers to avoid the costs and duties arising from employees’ rights

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