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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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Nurses expected to down tools in support of Cosatu strike

As SA wakes up to the threat of a massive strike against job losses, nurses affiliated to the Democratic Nursing Organisation of SA (Denosa) said they would down tools in support of the Cosatu-led industrial action. Speaking on Tuesday, Denosa said they planned to join Cosatu to express their concerns[…]

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Numsa plastic sector strike for better wage

Yesterday more than ten-thousand members of metalworkers’ union Numsa in the plastics sector embarked on an indefinite national strike. Workers participating in the nationwide strike are demanding a 15-per cent salary increase. More than ten thousand members of metalworkers’ union Numsa have downed tools on Monday over salary increases and[…]

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SANDF warns of reserve members strike

 The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) says it has been “reliably informed” of an impending protest march in Pretoria on Tuesday by some members of its Reserve Force (RF) component. “The information at hand suggests that the protest march is aimed at addressing RF service conditions as well as[…]

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Mango strike ends

Mango has announced that the week-long wage-strike is over. On Thursday the airline had published a schedule for the affected flights on Friday 20 October 2017 – indicating that for some flights passengers would be accommodated on alternative airlines -see the updated flight schedule here. At 08:45 on Friday morning[…]

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‘Business as usual at 10111’ despite strike

As operators at the police 10111 call centre embark on a second wave of strike action‚ SAPS top brass say that your calls for help will not go unanswered. Spokesperson Brigadier Vish Naidoo said on Friday that contingency plans had fallen into place when the South African Police Union had[…]

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