bus strike

No bus strike scheduled for WC

The South African Transport and Allied Workers’ Union has confirmed that a bus strike in the Western Cape is not scheduled to take place. The union’s announcement follows media reports that a bus strike may be on the cards. Spokesperson Zanele Sabela said although there was no planned strike action,[…]

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New wage proposal in attempt to end bus strike

In an attempt to break the stalemate in the nationwide bus strike, the Bargaining Council and the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration have put a new wage proposal on the table. The workers are demanding a 9.5 % wage increase this year and 9% next year. Bus companies have[…]

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Commuters struggling as bus strike continues

Bus commuters are once again urged to find alternative transport on Monday morning as the nation-wide bus strike continues. This comes after negotiations between the unions and the employers deadlocked once again last week. The unions have revised their demand from 9.5% to 9% for the first year, while employers are[…]

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Light at the end of the bus strike tunnel?

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande and Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant will meet on Thursday with bus operators and unions in another attempt to end the deadlocked pay and conditions talks. The meeting is scheduled to start at the Garden Court Hotel beside Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport at 11:00. Agreement appears[…]

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Unions, employers re-enter talks in bid to end bus strike

The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) has confirmed that parties will re-enter talks facilitated by the Department of Labour, on Tuesday. This as the nationwide bus strike continues for a seventh day, with no end in sight for commuters. Unions representing bus drivers, including Satawu and Numsa,[…]

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Commuters feel the pinch as strike continues

By Loushe Jordaan The situation at Mitchell’s Plain bus station remained the same if not worse than Wednesday, as workers affiliated to bus unions embarked on a second day of strike action. Some 1500 commuters were queuing since the early hours of this morning in hopes of getting to work[…]

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