An Amcu strike on the platinum mines has kicked off and is set to disrupt operations accounting for about 70% of global output of the precious metal.
After more than a year of industrial action, Wits University and three unions have signed a salary agreement for the institution's staff.
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union has lowered its demand of R12 500 a month for workers at Impala Platinum, says the union.
Members of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union intend to down tools at the world's largest platinum mine.
While the NUM has dismissed gold miners' final wage increase offer, Solidarity says it needs more time to consult with its members first.
Gold mining companies have tabled their final wage offer to all labour unions within the sector, offering a basic increase of 6.5%.
SA flights could be disrupted after SAA's technical staff have vowed to go on strike over wages, adding to SA's already sticky labour situation.
As rivals Amcu and the NUM circle over mines in a desperate attempt to wrestle power, employers might have to brace for unsettling demands.
Eskom pay talks with unions have been referred to the Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration after reaching a deadlock.
It would defuse increasingly hostile labour relations and create a more equitable society.
We are on the same side, we just manage different views, says Cosatu's Ehrenreich of rival farmworkers' union.
The body of a Mozambican miner was found in a veld at Amplats' Amandelbult mine after a number of other miners were assaulted.
Hundreds of striking Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) workers have gathered at a mass rally at the Olympia Park Stadium in Rustenburg.
Speaking ahead of its national congress Cosatu has hinted that it will push for a national minimum wage to be legislated across all sectors.
Public service unions have signed a final version of an agreement on a multi-year salary hike, says Public Service Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.
The agreement between unions and the state on a 7% increase for government workers will spare President Jacob Zuma blushes ahead of Mangaung.
Unless reliable, quantifiable data is publicly available, reports cannot be taken seriously, writes Brian Ashley and Dick Forslund.
She's renowned as a union buster, but Lindiwe Sisulu must somehow keep state workers from embarking on a crippling strike, without budging on wages.
Wage talks between the South African Municipal Workers' Union and the South African Local Government Association have begun in Boksburg.