Four Messina Hospital staff members, who are also shop stewards for the union Nehawu, have been dismissed for inciting strike action against a doctor.
BMW has lost 13 000 cars in production, missed supply targets and taken a decision to stop expansion into South Africa following the four-week strike.
Anglo American Platinum's majority union says its members will decide whether to go back to work at the mine after hearing a new job-cut proposal.
Pravin Gordhan says South African authorities don't have the resources to influence the rand, which has slid 16% since the beginning of the year.
The number of strikes last year in South Africa hit a five-year high, with the mining sector accounting for 82.4% of them, says the labour department.
While the Walter Sisulu University's staff went on strike, Blade Nzimande and Jacob Zuma were at work proving their commitment to better education.
Over 21 000 National Union of Mineworkers members are still on strike, despite the acceptance of an 8% offer by the majority of gold mineworkers.
Countrywide strikes by mining, transport and metalworkers has weakened the rand and eroded investor confidence.
More workers in the motor industry, including petrol attendants affiliated to Numsa, will down tools next week.
The National Union of Mineworkers is preparing for a strike in the gold mining and construction sectors.
The utility is going to court to declare all walkouts unprotected, but the unions are fighting back. Phillip de Wet reports.
Pikitup workers aligned with Samwu are set to embark on an illegal strike, the City of Johannesburg's waste management entity has announced.
We chat to our education reporters about the ANCâ€™s announcement to make education an essential service: what does this mean and will it have any real effect?
The ongoing unrest between farmers and workers in the Western Cape became violent as workers continue to demand R150 per/day minimum wage.
After months of vehement rhetoric and criticising the government, a subdued Julius Malema spoke in Lenasia recently.
South Africa's fruit industry is beginning to tally the losses after two weeks of unrest by striking farm workers across the Western Cape.
Farmers beef up security amid threats of more violence should workers' wages not be increased.