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SA post office strike over

PRETORIA, July 19 – The South African Post Office strike has been brought to a halt after trade unions reached an agreement regarding salary increase on Wednesday. The strike started on July 3. In terms of the agreement, Post Office employees across the board will receive a salary increase of 6.5 percent, backdated to April […]

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Workers walk out of wage negotiations with Eskom

JOHANNESBURG, June 8 – The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) on Thursday walked out of wage talks with Eskom, saying that negotiators of the state-owned power utility had adopted a hostile attitude and were employing bully tactics to intimidate its officials. Numsa said that the second round of wage talks broke down because  Eskom brought specialised […]

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Unions threaten to resume strike at SABC

JOHANNESBURG, December 12 – Trade unions at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) on Monday threatened to resume their strike against the proposed salary increment following another impasse with the employer. The public broadcaster met with the Broadcasting, Electronic, Media and Allied Workers Union (Bemawu) last week on Friday and with the Communications Workers Union (CWU) […]