public sector strikes

 
Public-sector unions to meet over govt wage offer
Public-sector unions to meet over govt wage offer
Public-sector unions are to meet on Wednesday afternoon for a final decision on whether the majority of unions will accept the government's pay...
Minister 'hopeful' unions will accept govt wage offer
Minister 'hopeful' unions will accept govt wage offer
Public Service Minister Richard Baloyi said on Tuesday he hoped to never see a repeat of this year's public-sector strike and that unions would...
Unions 'suspend' public-sector strike
Unions 'suspend' public-sector strike
South African public sector workers suspended a pay strike on Monday as it entered its fourth week, union officials said.
Cabinet urges negotiators to end strike
Cabinet urges negotiators to end strike
The Cabinet has urged public-service wage negotiators to urgently find an amicable and win-win solution to the strike, but added that even the...
Unions reject govt's revised wage offer
Unions reject govt's revised wage offer
The public-sector strike is set to continue after South Africa's main labour federation late on Wednesday rejected a revised government wage...
Strike season in full swing
Strike season in full swing
Paralysing public-sector strikes are entering their third week, but things are no better in the private sector.
Cosatu puts solidarity strike on hold
Cosatu puts solidarity strike on hold
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has suspended its planned solidarity strike to give unions representing public servants time to...
Unions mull govt's increased wage offer
Unions mull govt's increased wage offer
Striking state workers will vote on Tuesday on an increased wage offer made by the government to try to end a nearly three-week-old strike, the...
Soldiers' union decides against joining strike
Soldiers' union decides against joining strike
Members of the South African Security Forces Union (Sasfu) will not join the public-sector strike, union president Bhekinkosi Mvovo said on...
State weighed down by wage pressure
State weighed down by wage pressure
Concern is mounting from the government and economists over the pressure the public-sector wage bill is placing on the state.
'You can't just leave people to die'
'You can't just leave people to die'
Eighty-three volunteers arrived for work at Kalafong hospital in Atteridgeville on Tuesday. They swept and mopped wards and hallways and in the...
Chronic patients pay the real cost
Chronic patients pay the real cost
Government's failure to provide contingency plans that would allow chronically ill patients with diseases such as TB to continue their treatment...

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