1. RedViking

    Vehicle torched in ongoing Richards Bay violence PARTS of Richards Bay CBD remain on lockdown amid ongoing protest action which erupted on Friday and continued yesterday (Monday) and today. There is a heavy police presence in the Taxi City vicinity...
  2. Kevin Lancaster

    Intimidation by striking union members is why you cannot get petrol

    Intimidation by striking union members is why you cannot get petrol Petrol stations across South Africa have run dry as the Ceppwawu strike drags on.
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    Watch: Firefighter pay hits sour note with singing South Africans

    South African firefighters who made international headlines for singing when they arrived in Canada have now turned to protest songs over the wages they're being paid. About 300 firefighters who came to Alberta last month to help fight the Fort McMurray fire did not report for work Wednesday...
  4. RyanBrothwell

    Two injured in Durban's ongoing taxi strike – paramedics

    One person was shot in the face, and another was injured after apparently jumping off a bridge into a cemetery in an attempt to escape the ongoing taxi strike, paramedics said on Wednesday. ER24 spokesperson Pieter Rossouw warned commuters to stay clear of Warwick Junction and the cemetery as...
  5. QuintonB

    MTN takes CWU to court over intimidation

    MTN takes CWU to court MTN says it has taken the Communication Workers Union (CWU) to the Johannesburg Labour Court for allegedly blocking entrances to the company’s offices and intimidating staff.
  6. Kevin Lancaster

    Post Office back on track

    Post Office back on track Operations at the SA Post Office are improving as the number of employees returning to work increases, the entity said on Monday
  7. Kevin Lancaster

    Post Office workers must stop strike: Parliament

    Post Office workers must stop strike: Parliament Post Office workers should return to work immediately following the voluntary resignation of the SA Post Office board, Parliament’s portfolio committee on telecommunications and postal services said on Tuesday
  8. Kevin Lancaster

    Post Office workers revise salary demands

    Post Office workers revise salary demands The Communication Workers’ Union has tabled a final revised wage demand to the SA Post Office, the union said on Wednesday
  9. Kevin Lancaster

    Post Office on the brink of collapse

    Post Office on the brink of collapse The cash-strapped, strike-hammered SA Post Office is on the brink of collapse, MPs heard on Wednesday
  10. Kevin Lancaster

    Eskom wage agreement reached

    Eskom employees reach wage agreement Solidarity has agreed to an 8.5 percent wage increase for the next two years for its Eskom members
  11. Kevin Lancaster

    Eskom workers want to strike

    We want to strike: Eskom workers The National Union of Mineworkers handed over a memorandum to Eskom demanding a 12 percent across-the-board salary increase
  12. QuintonB

    Sentech strike action starts

    Sentech faces strike action The Communication Workers Union of South Africa has initiated strike action against Sentech due to an apparent deadlock in wage negotiations.
  13. Kevin Lancaster

    Numsa threatens power blackout in SA

    Numsa threatens South Africa with total power blackout South Africa will face a complete power blackout, warns the National Union of Metalworkers of SA
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    Telkom customer strike - do not pay your telkom bill for a month?

    We wanted to find out what people think about not paying their Telkom bill for a month? The service is so terrible that not even the CEO of Telkom (Sipho Maseko) would pay for that kind of service to any other service provider so why should we continue to pay for a service that is as bad as...
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    Police ‘refused to help’ bleeding man Cape Town - Limping and bleeding after being attacked by striking construction workers in Mitchells Plain, Alan Bissolati says two police officers told him to “f*** off” when he asked them for help on Tuesday...
  16. LazyLion

    Workers strike at Lonmin again

    Mining operations at Lonmin's platinum mine in Rustenburg, in North West, were suspended on Tuesday, the company said. "We can confirm there is a stoppage. Workers arrived for work, but did not go underground. The reason for them not going underground is unclear," said spokeswoman Sue Vey...
  17. LazyLion

    Teachers Picket in Durban

    Hundreds of SA Democratic Teachers' Union (Sadtu) members picketed outside the education department's Durban office on Wednesday. They called for Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga and her director general Bobby Soobrayan to resign. They carried placards reading: "Angie has failed to...
  18. LazyLion

    No Court Disruptions so far in Johannesburg or Durban

    Courts around the country were operating as usual on Monday despite a planned strike by magistrates. "Courts are functioning normally in Gauteng, Free State, Limpopo, Northern Cape, North West, Western Cape and all other provinces, with no disruptions," justice department spokesman Mthunzi...
  19. LazyLion

    Meat Inspectors on Strike

    Meat inspectors are on a legal strike over a pay dispute, International Meat Quality Assurance Services (IMQAS) said on Tuesday. "They belong to a union, Cawusa (Congregated and Allied Workers' Union of SA), and that union is out on legal strike and we are currently in negotiations with...
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    Walmart's First-Ever Retail Worker Strike Spreads To 12 Cities