Myanmar’s biggest trade unions has begun a widespread strike in the latest attempt to pressure the country’s generals to step down after seizing power in a coup last month. At least 18 labour organisations representing industries including construction, agriculture and manufacturing on Monday called on workers “union and non-union alike”[…]
Palestinian teachers in the West Bank on Thursday began a strike demanding that the government pay their delayed salaries in full. The General Union of Palestinian Teachers called on public school teachers across the West Bank to strike after the Palestinian government announced that it would pay the public sector[…]
The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) is planning a major strike action at the end of November in response to the government’s decision to freeze public-sector wages. The union said it will convene a national day of action in the form of marches to be directed to[…]
Labour unions say University of South Africa (UNISA) management is playing hide and seek with them. UNISA employees have been on strike since last week demanding a salary increase. They are demanding an 8% wage increase but the university is offering 6.3%. National, Education, Health and Allied Workers Union NEHAWU’s[…]
Public health workers in Hong Kong have escalated a strike to demand the total closure of the border with mainland China as the semi-autonomous Chinese territory reported the first death from the novel coronavirus . The hospital workers’ union said more than 7,000 hospital employees have walked off the job[…]
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) is expected to hold a media briefing in Johannesburg on Friday. This follows reports that the union and the South African Cabin Crew Association have reached an agreement with South African Airways (SAA) after lengthy wage negotiations. According to the reports, SAA management has agreed[…]
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.[…]
South African Airways (SAA) resumed its international flights on Sunday. With regards to the domestic flights, they say Mango airlines as well as SA Express have increased capacity as part of the contingency plan to help SAA customers. SA Air Link will be assisting in the SADC region. Earlier, SAA[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on South African Airways (SAA) management and unions to urgently seek solutions to their labour dispute. SAA has cancelled nearly all domestic, regional and international flights on Friday and on Saturday following an announcement by the South African Cabin Crew Association and the National Union of Metalworkers[…]
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has advised people who intend to fly that its members at Airchefs will embark on a strike if the Labour Court in Johannesburg rules in favour of the union on Monday. Members affiliated to NUMSA opted to down tools after the withdrawal of[…]
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