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Cosatu threatens to 'shut down' Johannesburg if Herman Mashaba privatises Pikitup
Cosatu threatens to 'shut down' Johannesburg if Herman Mashaba privatises Pikitup
Cosatu has declared that it will challenge any attempts by Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba to privatise Pikitup.
Senior Pikitup supervisor backs rubbish collector strike
Senior Pikitup supervisor backs rubbish collector strike
Ester Mteshane is tired by the time she returns to her family at night. She loves her job. And she loves the people she works with even more. The...
Samwu: Pikitup workers were singing - not striking
Samwu: Pikitup workers were singing - not striking
"There has been a misunderstanding on the side of management, who said the workers were on strike ... they held a meeting with the union and...
Strike: ANC smells a rat
Strike: ANC smells a rat
The ANC's local government election campaign is under attack from an unexpected quarter: threats of a strike by its municipal trade union ally days...
Pikitup: Backlog to be cleared over weekend
Pikitup: Backlog to be cleared over weekend
The refuse backlog accumulated during a two-week Pikitup strike would be cleared over the Easter weekend, the refuse removal service said on...
ANC appeals to Samwu to reconsider strike plans
ANC appeals to Samwu to reconsider strike plans
The African National Congress (ANC) on Thursday appealed to the South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) to reconsider plans for a second...
Cosatu threatens another strike by refuse workers
Cosatu threatens another strike by refuse workers
There is a possibility of second strike by the South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) if negotiations on wage disparities are not successful, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said on Thursday....
Pikitup and Jo'burg strike deal after 17-hour meeting
Pikitup and Jo'burg strike deal after 17-hour meeting
The two-week long strike by Pikitup refuse collectors in Johannesburg has ended, the City of Johannesburg said on Thursday.
Odious whiff surrounds contracts
Odious whiff surrounds contracts
As uncollected rubbish piles up in Johannesburg's streets and residents fear a rat plague, the striking South African Municipal Workers' Union...
Pikitup strike: Union 'ready to accept proposal'
Pikitup strike: Union 'ready to accept proposal'
Negotiations will continue on Wednesday at the CCMA between the South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) and the City of Johannesburg to...
Pikitup strike: Rats infest Jo'burg city centre
Pikitup strike: Rats infest Jo'burg city centre
Uncollected rubbish littering the streets of Johannesburg city centre has triggered a rat infestation that poses health risks in the area and a...
Jo'burg residents rubbish Pikitup strike
Jo'burg residents rubbish Pikitup strike
As a strike by refuse workers drags on, the streets of Johannesburg have been turned into a dumping ground, with garbage bags and bins still...

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