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NUM forges ahead with wage strike at Geomechanics

Indefinite strike starts after a CCMA ruling, while the company insists NUM’s demands are out of reach in tough trading conditions

Numsa ‘uniting membership’ after internal ructions

There were fears infighting within Numsa, which has more than 400,000 members, could threaten its dominance in the SA economy

Godongwana takes charge of public sector wage talks

Finance minister says he has taken an interest in the negotiations since staff wage bill accounts for the biggest share of government spending

Judge dismisses Numsa bid to contest court interdict

Court order renders Wednesday’s  elective congress null and void

Striking Sars workers return to their posts pending response by Cyril Ramaphosa

The PSA, together with Nehawu, are demanding above-inflation pay hikes of 11.5% and 12%, respectively

Deadlock may be broken as state workers trim wage demands to 6.5%

Labour and the government have been locked in talks for weeks after unions rejected the government’s offer

Court nullifies mass Numsa suspensions and interdicts congress

The labour court judge also says placing the Mpumalanga region under administration is unconstitutional

Union calls for Ramaphosa’s intervention to end Sars wage strike

The Public Servants Association claims criminals are taking advantage of alleged lax security at borders due to the strike action

About 40 Sars offices closed across SA due to wage strike

Worker action may continue for some time as no talks are planned yet to break the impasse

Numsa says automotive sector can afford its demand for 20% wage hike

Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim says workers are demanding a double-digit increase, but ‘negotiations are give and take’

Public servants turn up the heat in their bid for 10% wage hike

Public Servants Association has urged the finance minister to ensure government tables an inflation-beating wage offer to avoid a debilitating strike

Cosatu takes aim at vaccine mandates

Labour federation says it favours vaccination but can’t support the dismissal of any workers for non-compliance

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Implats and Amcu sign five-year wage deal that ‘ensures stability of operations’

Company says workers will get inflation-beating increases over the multi-term agreement

Eskom’s biggest unions distance themselves from illegal strike

But while Numsa and Num say they are not behind the unprotected strike, they say they understand the workers’ struggles

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Evan Pickwoth interviews Lerisha Naidu, who has been appointed managing partner of Baker McKenzie from July

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