Strike likely to choke off water to Gauteng residents and businesses

Samwu's indefinite strike at Rand Water this week could cripple crucial economic sectors and affect 15-million residents

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Public Servants Association threatens industrial action over 0% wage offer

Action threatened after the government formally tables a 0% wage increase for the 2021/2022 financial year

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Unions in bus sector accept 4% wage hike with ‘heavy heart’

Unions say  the amount does not address increase cost of living, while employers complain  they can  ill afford the increase

Mineworkers at Buffalo Coal in KwaZulu-Natal stage sit-in

Unprotected strike action at Aviemore mine sparked by wage increase demand

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Government accused of failing to act on promises to rein in construction mafia

Criminal groups continue operating with impunity, invading building sites and demanding parts of the profits

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Public-sector unions threaten total shutdown over demand for higher wages

Union demands include R2,500 housing allowance and special risk allowance of 12% of the basic salary during national disasters such as Covid-19

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NUM seeks 60% wage hike for worst-paid gold miners

Mineworkers set to challenge an industry that has seen bumper profits

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Retrenchment of 621 staff ends tug-of-war at SABC

Process sets the tone for cost cutting at other struggling state-owned entities such as Eskom and Denel

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Municipal workers’ union threatens to strike over zero wage increase

Treasury announcement preempts negotiations in bargaining councils, Samwu says

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Covid-19 retrenchments to spill into 2021, warn labour stakeholders

Business says as many as 4-million jobs could be lost to the pandemic

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More than 4,000 jobs at risk in agriculture due to national minimum wage

Job cuts to hit seasonal workers hardest, while subsectors that remain labour intensive will consider mechanising processes

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Public sector union wage demands test credibility of budget

Public service workers want an above-inflation rise, setting up tough talks ahead between ANC allies

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Stage set for bitter fight over public sector wages

Bruising clash expected between public sector unions and government

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UK case drives SA class action against Uber

Lawsuit targeting e-hailing service is based on the countries’ similar legal systems

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Union hails ‘positive talks’ to avert job losses at Massmart

He said Massmart had initially wanted to retrench about 1,400 employees, but most of the affected people had been placed in other posts within the company

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