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Cosatu to command problem unions

The decision will curb the autonomy of affiliated unions, which has rendered them almost impenetrable to interventions by the federation’s leaders

Cosatu slams Golden Arrow for letting down working-class commuters

The strike comes after a “stalemate in wage talks” between unions and employer associations

Strikes continue as labour’s Oliphant emerges

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has called for a swift end to strikes over wage increases, saying talks need not always result in industrial action.

SAA adds to SA’s labour woes as strike lifts off

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.

Pay agreement on the cards to end Satawu bus strike

A pay deal is in sight to end a nationwide strike by bus drivers, the South African Transport and Allied Workers' Union has said.

Vavi foe claims anti-ANC conspiracy

South African Transport and Allied Workers Union leader, Zenzo Mahlangu says a plan to 'eliminate' union bosses is aimed at toppling the alliance.

Nation under pressure as truck strike builds

The truck drivers' strike enters its fourth week and the transport industry has been stretched - but not yet to breaking point.

Transnet strike hangs in balance

The Labour Court is due to rule on Friday morning whether 42000 Satawu members at two Transnet divisions may legally go on strike next week.

Three truck unions to adjust pay demands

Three trade unions have agreed to adjust their pay demand in an attempt to end a protracted strike by thousands of truck drivers.

Trucker strike negotiations fall apart

Negotiations to end a two-week labour dispute between most truckers and employers ended without an agreement on Tuesday.

One battle down: 15 000 transport workers to end strike

Around 15 000 striking transport workers are expected to return to work on Wednesday, although that will not include the main transport union, Satawu.

Satawu to extend strike to port workers

A strike by truck drivers is set to spread to rail and port workers this week, the South African Transport and Allied Workers Union said.

Satawu vows to increase pressure for 12% increase

The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union has vowed to intensify its strike in a bid to get the employers to the negotiating table.

Transport workers vow to strike after wage talks fail

Transport workers' wage negotiations have collapsed, leading to a vow of indefinite strike action by unions and raising concerns about fuel supply.

Gautrain bus drivers left stranded

Settlement talks for fired workers have stalled again after employer Mega Express skipped scheduled negotiations for a fifth consecutive time.

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