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Social grant payments not affected by the Sassa employees’ strike, says Post Office

JOHANNESBURG, October 10  – The South African Post Office (Sapo) on Wednesday assured social grant beneficiaries that the strike involving some South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) employees does not have an impact on the grant payments for October, which was currently underway. Sapo said their outlets nationally were making payments and operating normally. Social […]

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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 […]