Industrial Action

SAA strike: Cabin Crew Association creates framework to fund increase demands, no deal reached yet

At a meeting between Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, the South African Cabin Crew Association (SACCA) and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA), Gordhan reportedly told the unions, as well as South African Airways executives, that national government would not get involved in the current wage dispute.[…]

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Strike looms in private security cluster

Wage negotiations in the private security sector remain deadlocked and a strike by security guards across the country is likely. The Democratised Transport Logistics and Allied Workers Union (Detawu) and South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) are among the unions heading to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and[…]

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Major banking strike planned for September

The country’s largest financial union is planning a major strike to take place at the end of this month. Tools will be downed as Sasbo members prepare to protest over planned retrenchments in the banking sector. Sasbo – or the South African Society of Bank Officials – is 73 000[…]

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Anglo American fires 643 workers for staging illegal strike

South Africa’s platinum giant Anglo American Platinum said Monday it had sacked more than 600 workers at its mine in northern Limpopo province for staging an illegal strike over health insurance. Why did Anglo American fire its workers? The company said the 643 workers had embarked on the strike over changes in[…]

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Nehawu engaging members on SARS wage offer

The National Health Education and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) says it is still engaging its members on SA Revenue Service (SARS) latest wage offer. This as workers affiliated to labour union Public Servants Association of South Africa (PSA) are reporting for work on Tuesday morning. The PSA – which is the majority[…]

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