By Tauhierah Salie Commuters should brace themselves for chaos on Cape Town’s public transport system on Friday, as the Federation of Unions of SA (Fedusa) and the United National Transport Union (Untu) are expected to embark on a nationwide strike. Speaking to VOC, the deputy-general secretary of Fedusa, Riefdah Ajam,[…]
Ahead of the Easter weekend rush, staff of Comair affiliated to the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) have issued their employer with a 48-hour notice to strike. In a statement on Tuesday, the union said workers were downing tools over wage disparities at the airline. They want the[…]
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[…]
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[…]
With the ongoing “wildcat” strike by MyCiTi bus drivers, the City of Cape Town has come to a decision to replace all striking workers with new staff. While this has been on the cards for a while, the City has now advertised their intentions. Mayoral committee member for transport and[…]
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[…]
Organised labour at Eskom has called on the government to do “everything” to ensure the cash-strapped power utility is resourced to increase employees’ wages or “the lights will switch off”. The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) said on Tuesday that they[…]
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[…]
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[…]
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) says it will not support Cosatu’s calls for a socio-economic strike on Wednesday which it describes as “an act of desperation”. Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim said Numsa viewed the calls for a strike against the very government which Cosatu was[…]
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