UNIONS

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Striking drivers disrupt MyCiTi bus routes

Employees, who are unhappy with pay differences and dissatisfied with their union, have started an unprotected strike

By Tariro Washinyira - 15 October 2018
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FEDUSA will go to court to get Gautrain financials

Two-week strike at Gautrain ends

By Zoë Postman - 13 August 2018
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Bus strike over: Employers and unions agree on 9%

Agreement on backdated pay reached

By Aidan Jones - 14 May 2018
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Bus driver explains why he’s on strike

Unpaid work time, long hours, no time with his family

By Tariro Washinyira - 4 May 2018
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Hundreds of teachers protest as KZN MEC tables budget

“The money doesn’t reach the schools. We are tired of the department’s corruption”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 4 May 2018
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Unions divided on Workers’ Day

Rival events held on 1 May show unequal support for Saftu and Cosatu

By Nosipiwo Manona, Nation Nyoka and Magnificent Mndebele - 2 May 2018
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COSATU pickets Parliament over “deepening crisis in Cape Town”

Union raises similar issues to those raised by Saftu earlier in the day

By Annie Cebulski - 12 April 2018
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Unions to march against labour law changes

Saftu says right to strike undermined and minimum wage threatened

By Barbara Maregele - 9 April 2018
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Train strike looms

Union says it has reached deadlock with Prasa

By Tariro Washinyira - 28 March 2018
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Union threatens to shut down Metrorail’s Northern Line

Dangerous working conditions a major concern for employees

By Aidan Jones - 8 February 2018
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White farmers and Communist Party members join to fight bank evictions

Protesters demand change to legislation

By Ciaran Ryan - 21 September 2017
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UCT unions demonstrate for higher wages

Members of the Academics Union and the Employees Union gathered outside the university’s Bremner building

By Ashleigh Furlong - 10 March 2017

“Vanished”: Robertson Abattoir court settlement goes missing

No record of dismissed workers’ agreement in court file

By Ashleigh Furlong - 23 February 2017
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Aspen workers on strike across Eastern Cape

Employees want 10% versus company offer of 7%

By Joseph Chirume - 4 August 2016
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Elections, the SABC and the unions

More than a touch of irony that Solidarity and Bemawu took SABC to court, while Cosatu-aligned union cozied up to management

By Terry Bell - 1 August 2016
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Sadtu denial gives ammunition to union bashers

Deeper investigation into "posts for sale" scandal needed

By Terry Bell - 6 June 2016