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[…]
Hundreds of South African Airways flight attendants may soon be back on the streets again, demanding better meal allowances. On Wednesday cabin crew members affiliated to the SA Cabin Crew Association (Sacca) embarked on a strike. They’re demanding just over $170 (R2,270) for international trips, citing soaring overseas costs, for[…]
Zweli Mugengo is R50 000 in debt. He has loans out on his home, his children’s schooling and a car. Mugengo has been a Golden Arrow bus driver in the Western Cape for the past ten years and currently receives a monthly salary of R11 000 on which he must[…]
Operations at the iconic Table Mountain Aerial Cableway are functioning normally, despite the strike action from select staff continuing. According to the booking office at the Lower Cableway Station, operations are running smoothly and on schedule. The first cable car ascends the mountain at 08:30, while the last ride is[…]
A two-week long strike by Eskom workers came to an end last night as the National Union of Mineworkers and Solidarity inked a wage deal. This is according to Solidarity, which says the agreement is its best with the utility ever. In a statement released on Friday morning, the union[…]
The 300 South African firefighters deployed to Canada are set to be brought home early after they reportedly went on strike on Wednesday morning over a pay dispute. Working on Fire spokesman Linton Rensburg said a team of three managers left for Canada on Thursday night. “The management team are[…]
Strike fatigue appeared to be setting in among SA Post Office (Sapo) workers as the Communications Workers’ Union (CWU) lost its bid to convince them to strike this week. The union was only supported by 227 workers out of 22 671 employees who participated in the vote at Sapo, according[…]
The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union’s strike in Parliament has been called off. On Wednesday, almost four weeks after workers first downed tools, workers accepted an offer from Parliament, after negotiations with Nehawu’s national leadership and presiding officers. Nehawu branch chairperson Sthembiso Tembe on Wednesday said they had[…]
National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete vowed to crack down on striking Nehawu workers if they disrupted any of its business again after a sitting was abandoned when they burst into the House on Tuesday. “Today they didn’t just continue with the strike, they started to embark on the type of[…]
EFF leader Julius Malema has warned big corporations to look after their workers otherwise they would rise up against them. “I warned about an un-led revolution in South Africa. It’s coming,” he told the Southern African German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Johannesburg on Friday. “It’s in the universities[…]
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